The strength of the ONEXIM Group lies in the range of experience represented by the management team, from their successful investment and financial projects, to the effective management of production assets.
Founder - Mikhail Prokhorov
Mikhail Prokhorov is among the most successful and prominent Russian businessmen. His personality and entrepreneurial skills were the driving force behind the success of today’s leaders of the Russian economy: Norilsk Nickel, Polyus Gold, ROSBANK, Open Investments and numerous other projects and businesses. In 2007, Mikhail set up the ONEXIM Group with the purpose of creating a leading international Russia-based diversified private investment fund.
CEO - Dmitry Razumov
Before shifting his focus to investment banking, Dmitry Razumov practiced business and corporate law at Clifford Chance. In 1998, he left Renaissance Capital to co-found LV Finance, an independent venture capital firm, specializing in corporate finance consulting. LV Finance stands behind the success of MegaFon, Russia’s third largest mobile phone operator. From 2001, Dmitry served as Deputy CEO for M&A Strategy at Norilsk Nickel, Russia's largest mining company, going global through groundbreaking deals to acquire assets of Stillwater Mining Company, Gold Fields and spinning off Polyus Gold. Dmitry took Norilsk Nickel to a new level, with the company achieving industry’s best corporate governance standards among Russian blue-chip companies. After acquisition of the 14% stake in UC RUSAL by ONEXIM Group, Dmitry joined the UC RUSAL Board of Directors. Since December 2008, he has been a Board member of OPIN Investment and Development Group; acting as a Board member at Norilsk Nickel from June 2009 to June 2010. From 2008 to 2010, Dmitry served as Chairman of the Board at IFC Bank. Since 2011, Dmitry has been Chairman of the Board of Directors at Soglassye Insurance Company and yo-AUTO. In 2012-2013, served on the Board of RENAISSANCE CAPITAL INVESTMENTS LIMITED. From 2009, serving as a board member at Renaissance Holdings Limited and becoming the company’s Chairman of the Board in 2013. Since 2012, Dmitry has been a Board member at Intergeo MMC Ltd and Chairman of the Board of Directors at Onexim Holdings Limited. Since March 2014, he has been a Board member at Uralkali. As of May, 2014, Dmitry heads the Brooklyn Nets Board of Directors
Deputy CEO - Michael Sosnovsky
Michael Sosnovsky has been Deputy CEO of ONEXIM Group since May 2007. From November 2008 to 2010, he served as a Board member at IFC-Bank (former APR-Bank), and has been a member of the Board at OPIN since December 2008. Michael has a vast experience in corporate law and corporate governance matters. Before joining ONEXIM Group, he held the position of Vice-President and Adviser to CEO of Norilsk Nickel and represented the company on the Board of Directors of Gold Fields. In 2000-2003, Michael served as General Counsel and Vice-President of LV Finance. Prior to that, he practiced law at Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld, Eckstein & Partners and Firestone Duncan Legal Services Ltd. Michael graduated magna cum laude from the International Law Department of the Moscow State Institute of International Affairs.
Deputy CEO Investment Director - Valery Senko
Valery Senko joined ONEXIM Group in May 2007. Prior to that, since 2002, Valery had held a number of positions at the Corporate Development and M&A with Norilsk Nickel, focusing on implementing the company’s international M&A and corporate development projects, and managing investor relations. In 2000-2002, Valery worked as a business analyst with ROUST Inc, Sputnik Group and Gazprom-Media. Valery was a Board member at Quadra (former TGC-4). Currently, he serves as a Board member at OPIN, RBC, Optogan, yo-AUTO and Soglassye Insurance Company. Since April 2012 serves as Chairman of the Board of RBC. In March 2014 he entered the Board of Uralkali .
He graduated magna cum laude from the Moscow State Institute of International Affairs with a degree in international economics.
CFO - Elena Barbasheva
Elena Barbasheva joined ONEXIM Group in September 2007 to become its CFO. Elena has represented the Group on the Board of Directors of KM Invest, where she held a similar position from 1997 through 2007. Prior to joining ONEXIM Group, she held a number of management positions at Interros – member of the management board and Director for Finance. Elena acted as Chairman of the Board of Directors at APK Agros from 2002 to 2008, and served on the Board at Roza Khutor in 2002-2007. Elena’s earlier experience includes ONEXIM Bank and State Tax Inspectorate. Elena graduated from the Moscow Financial Institute with a major in finance.
Deputy CFO - Ekaterina Salnikova
Ekaterina Salnikova joined ONEXIM Group in September 2007. Prior to that, Ekaterina served as Director for Corporate Entities at Interros in 1998-2005. In 1991-1997, she held various positions at the Russian State Anti-Monopoly Committee and was a member of the Committee’s Board. Throughout her career, Ekaterina served on Boards of Directors at SIDANKO, ROSBANK, Prof-Media, Power Machines, APK Agros, Open Investments, IFC-Bank (former APR-Bank) and is currently Chairman of Polyus Gold and a Board member at Quadra (former TGC-4) and OPIN. Ekaterina graduated from the Sergo Ordjonikidze Management Institute with a degree in organization management and from the Russian Civil Service Academy under the RF President with a PhD in jurisprudence.
Executive director - Julia Basova
Julia Basova is an executive director at ONEXIM Group, while also acting as Chairwoman of the Board and President at Quadra (former TGK-4) since 2008. From 1993 to 2000, Julia worked as Deputy Chairman of the Board of ONEXIM Bank. From 2000 to 2002, she served as Senior Financial Consultant to President of Rosbank, and from 2002 to 2007, she worked as Deputy GD of Norilsk Nickel MC.
Julia Basova graduated from the Ordzhonikidze Moscow Management Institute majoring in engineering and economics, specializing in automatic management systems in the energy sector.
Executive director - Daniel Wolfe
Mr. Daniel Lesin Wolfe, J.D, was appointed Executive Director of ONEXIM Group in June 2014. Mr. Wolfe started out as a lawyer at Chadbourn & Parke, continuing his legal practice at Clifford Chance. Following that, from 1994 to 2008, he held management positions at such companies as Park Avenue Capital, Items Capital, Ladenburg Thalmann International Ltd. and BarterTrust.com. As such, from 1997 to 1999, he acted as Executive Director at Troika Dialog, serving as Acting President of Troika Dialog in 2001, moving on to become Senior Managing Director at Alfa Capital Partners in 2004.
In 2008, Mr. Wolfe founded Wolfeworks Limited, taking the post of the company’s President. From 2010 through to joining ONEXIM, he was responsible for strategic development at the Quadra power-generating company as Deputy General Director.
At different times, he served on the boards of various companies, such as Troika Dialog, World Class Group, Marbleton Property Fund, Alfa Private Equity Partners I, IpoTek Bank, Alfa Asset Management, AutoLocator, and is currently Chairman of the Board at GenBank.
Daniel L. Wolfe graduated summa cum laude from the Dartmouth College and has a J.D. degree from Columbia University.