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Corporate governance
Renaissance Insurance complies with the corporate governance requirements applicable to Russian public companies listed on Moscow Exchange and is committed to implementing good practices in corporate governance that will ensure that the Company is run in a way that creates value for all stakeholders. The key governance bodies are the General Shareholders’ Meeting, the Board of Directors, the Management Board and the Chief Executive Officer. The Board of Directors has committees with specialised functions, and there is a separate Internal Control and Audit Department. In addition, the Company maintains an Internal Audit Commission.

Boris Jordan

Chair of the Board of Directors

Boris was born in 1966; he graduated from New York University with a bachelor’s degree in Russian–American economic relations.


At the age of 26, Boris became the youngest vice president at GPA Capital, where he had been working since 1989.


In 1992, Boris became the managing director of the investment bank Credit Suisse First Boston in London, then managing director of the same bank in Moscow.


In May 1995, he founded and headed up Renaissance Capital Bank; in 1998, he did the same with the International Investment Group Sputnik.


In 1999, Boris founded the Charitable Foundation for Assistance to the Cadet Corps.


In September 2006, Boris decided to personally head up Renaissance Insurance Group, which had become a key investment of Sputnik Group in Russia.

Yulia Gadliba

CEO, Chair of the Management Board

Yulia was appointed CEO of Renaissance Insurance in November 2016.


Having joined the Company in 2008, she first headed up the Sales Support Centre, and then took part in one of the largest business process automation projects regarding claims settlement, while at the same time heading the Auto Insurance Claims Settlement Department in the North-west region.


Since 2012, Yulia has been the head of retail sales for the entire Company. Since 2013, she has been in charge of the entire retail division, including sales, settlement, underwriting, marketing and quality control. Yulia, who has been working in insurance since 2003, graduated from the Strategic Management Department at the Higher School of Economics.

Oleg Kiselev

CEO, Chair of the Management Board at Renaissance Life

Fr om 1996 to 2000, Oleg worked in Australia, wh ere he rose fr om insurance agent to regional director at the Combined Insurance Company of Australia.


Since 2000, he has worked in various managerial positions at Froesch, EuroChem and Pechoraneft. In 2005, he joined Renaissance Life, wh ere he was the Managing Director until 2012. In July 2012, he was appointed CEO of Renaissance Life.


Oleg graduated from the Moscow Academy of Entrepreneurship under the Government of Moscow with a degree in finance and credit.

The Board of Directors

The Board of Directors is responsible for general management matters, with the exception of those matters that are the exclusive responsibility of the General Shareholders’ Meeting. The Board of Directors determines the company’s business priorities and strategy. Other key areas of responsibility for the Board of Directors include, but are not limited to:

  • convening and setting the agendas of annual and extraordinary General Shareholders’ Meetings;
  • appointment and termination of the CEO;
  • establishing the committees of the Board of Directors and electing the members of the committees;
  • issuing additional shares through open subscription for ordinary shares or securities convertible into ordinary shares constituting up to 25% of the outstanding ordinary shares;
  • placing and/or repurchasing bonds and other securities;
  • determining the price of property and securities to be placed or repurchased;
  • making recommendations to the General Shareholders’ Meeting on the amount of remuneration and compensation to be paid to members of the Internal Audit Commission;
  • determining the fees payable for the services of an independent auditor;
  • making recommendations to the General Shareholders’ Meeting regarding the amount and timing of dividend payments;
  • approving the Company’s internal documents, except for those documents whose approval falls within the remit of the shareholders or the CEO or Management Board;
  • approving major and related-party transactions;
  • appointing the Company’s share registrar;
  • approving the Company’s participation (or termination of such participation) in other organisations except when it falls within the remit of the General Shareholders’ Meeting;
  • any other matter which, according to the Law on Joint-Stock Companies and the Company’s Charter, is within the remit of the Board of Directors.
Members of the Board of Directors

Dmitry Baburin

Mr Baburin has been serving as a member of the Board of Directors since 2019. He serves as an Investment Partner at Baring Vostok Capital Partners and as a member of the Board of Directors of Viasat World Limited, Gallery Media Holding Limited, IVI.RU LLC and several other companies. He served as the CEO of International School LLC from 2017 to 2018 and of Renaissance Life LLC from 2019 to 2021. Prior to this, he also served as a member of the Board of Directors of NSPF Renaissance Pensions JSC from 2020 to 2021 and worked in analytical coverage for Goldman Sachs of CEEMEA transportation companies with a focus on airlines, ports and railroads. He graduated from the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology with bachelor’s and master’s degrees in applied mathematics and physics in finance. Mr Baburin also has a master’s degree in economics from the Russian Economic School.

Igor Vaynshelboym

Mr Vaynshelboym has been serving as a member of the Board of Directors since [2021]. Currently he also occupies a leading position at a private family office. Prior to joining the Company, from 2012 to 2016, he was the CEO and a member of the Board at Renaissance Capital bank, where he was responsible for performing sales, research and trading coverage in emerging and frontier countries and initiated successful restructuring that led the company back to profitability. From 2010 until 2012, he served as the CEO and was a member of the Board at Otkrytie Capital, where he achieved profitability in 12 months from inception. From 2006 to 2007, Mr Vaynshelboym served as the Managing Director for Equity Products at Deutsche Bank. Prior to that, he had served as the Head of Equity Products at Renaissance Capital bank and as the Managing Director for Equity Products at Deutsche Bank, while also holding positions at United Financial Group and at J.P. Morgan Chase. Mr Vaynshelboym graduated from Tver State University in 1990 and has a degree in economics. He completed an MBA programme at Pace University New York in finance in 1996.

Anna Evdokimova

Ms. Anna Evdokimova has been serving as a Member of the Board of Directors since 2021. In addition, Anna Evdokimova is the Venture Capital Investment Director at Millhouse wh ere she previously served as a Deputy Head of Corporate Finance from 2006. Ms. Anna Evdokimova is a Member of the Board of Directors of various companies, such as 110 Industries Ltd, Genome Protection Inc, Incuron Inc, Open Web Technologies Ltd, Anyclip Ltd and other companies. Anna Evdokimova received a linguistic degree in the Moscow State Linguistic University. She has also graduated from MBA program at the Fordham University.

Boris Jordan

Mr Jordan has been the head of the Group since September 2006. He founded the Sputnik Group in 1998. In 1995, he founded and headed Renaissance Capital bank. Mr Jordan has been serving as the Chairman of the Board of Directors since 1999. In addition, he also serves as the President and as a member of the Executive Board of the Company. Mr Jordan also serves as a member of the Presidium of the All-Russian Union of Insurers and as a member of the Presidium and a member of the Executive Board of the Alexey Jordan Charitable Foundation for Assistance to the Cadet Corps. Mr Jordan was a member of the Board of Directors of Renaissance Life from 2004 to 2021 and a member of the Executive Board of Renaissance Life from 2018 to 2020. From 2012 to 2021, Mr Jordan also served as a member of the Presidium of the Russian Association of Motor Insurers. Mr Jordan also occupied the post of Chairman of the Board of Directors of NSPF Renaissance Pensions JSC. Mr Jordan received an art degree from the College of Arts and Sciences of New York University.

Yaroslav Kozachenko

Mr Kozachenko has been serving as a member of the Board of Directors since 2021. He has been a member of the Board of Directors of City Supermarket LLC since 2017. Currently Mr Kozachenko also serves as an Investment Director at Invest AG LLC, where he has been engaged in investment projects in FMCG and the internet sector since 2015. Prior to joining Invest AG, he held various positions at Procter & Gamble, at Detsky Mir and at the investment company AFK Sistema. Mr Kozachenko graduated from the Financial University under the Government of the Russian Federation with an economics degree and received a master’s degree in economics from the same university.
Mikhail Kuranov
Mr Kuranov has been serving as a member of the Board of Directors since [2017] and has been serving as a Vice President of the Sputnik Group since 2016. He currently occupies the post of Vice President of the Investment Project Division of the Company’s Asset Development Department. He previously held various positions at United Capital Partners from 2013 to 2016. Prior to joining the Company, Mr Kuranov served as a member of the Board of Directors of Sputnik Asset Management in 2017. From 2017 to 2019, Mr Kuranov was the CEO of Polys Perspective LLC. From 2017 to 2021, he was a member of the Board of Directors of Renaissance Life. In 2018, Mr Kuranov worked as a member of the Board of the Foundation at NSPF Renaissance Pensions JSC. Mr Kuranov graduated from the National Research Nuclear University MEPHI with a degree in engineering physics and received an economics degree from the Financial University under the Government of the Russian Federation.
Vitaly Pyltsov
Mr. Vitaly Pyltsov has been serving as a Member of the Board of Directors since 2021. Mr. Vitaly Pyltsov also acts as a Chief Operating Officer in TerraLink Group. Fr om 2014 to 2015, Mr. Vitaly Pyltsov acted in capacity of a Chief Operating Officer of Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) and Co-COO of Russian-China Investment Fund (RCIF) – a joint investment platform of RDIF and CIC. Earlier in his career, for more than 20 years he occupied several positions at Ernst & Young in audit department serving, including, as a Global Client Service Partner on local and international client assignments in various countries and industry sectors (retail, consumer products, diversified industrial groups), as a Chief Operating Officer at the Ernst & Young CIS, managing the operations of 12 Ernst & Young offices in CIS, as well as an Audit Partner at Ernst & Young Munich also being a member of Global Siemens service team. Mr. Vitaly Pyltsov graduated from the State Finance Academy in 1990 and has a degree in international economic relations.
Sergey Riabtsov
Mr Riabtsov is a co-founder and Managing Director of the Sputnik Group. He has been serving as a member of the Board of Directors of the Company since 1999, and he has also been the Executive Vice President of the Company’s Asset Development Department since 2012. Since 2013, Mr Riabtsov has been the CEO of Holding Renaissance Insurance LLC. He has also been serving as a member of the Board of Directors of NSPF Renaissance Pensions JSC since 2018. Mr Riabtsov also served as a member of the Board of Directors and as an advisor to the Chief Executive Officer at Renaissance Life Insurance Company LLC prior to 2021. He served as the Head of the Investment Department of the Representative Office of Sputnik Investment Limited in Moscow from 2012 to 2019. From 2010 to 2021, Mr Riabtsov was a member of the Board of the Alexey Jordan Charitable Foundation for Assistance to the Cadet Corps. From 2010 to 2017, he served as a member and as the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Sputnik Asset Management. He has also served as the CEO of Directivo Capital and as a member of the Management Board of Asset Management Company Sputnik Charitable Foundation JSC. He previously served on the board of a number of the Sputnik Group’s investments, including Europa Plus, Kievstar GSM and Glenrock Holdings Limited. From 1995 to 1999, he served as Vice President of IBD for Renaissance Capital. Mr Riabtsov received an economics degree from the Financial Academy under the Government of the Russian Federation.

Christophe Francois Charlier
Mr. Christophe Charlier has been serving as a member of the Board of Directors since 2021.

Mr. Charlier currently serves as an independent director of La Française de l’Energie, a French carbon-negative energy producer, and of Oxus Acquisition Corporation, a SPAC focused on energy transition industries in emerging markets, and as Chairman of Pure Grass Films, a London-based film and TV series producer.

Fr om 2017 until 2020, Mr. Charlier served as Chairman of the Board of Renaissance Capital, being responsible for the bank’s strategic development and key client relations internationally.

From 2008 to 2014, he served as Deputy CEO of Onexim Group, a private investment fund, wh ere he represented Onexim on the Board of Directors of its main portfolio companies, including Rusal, Polyus Gold and several other companies operating in financial services and other industries. During that time, he also served as Chairman of the NBA’s Brooklyn Nets and a director of Barclays Center, the Nets home arena in Brooklyn.

Earlier in his career, Mr. Charlier had served as Director of Strategic Development and M&A at Norilsk Nickel and as an investment banker at Renaissance Capital in Moscow.

Mr. Charlier started his career in the Mergers & Acquisitions Group of J.P. Morgan in NY.
Mr. Charlier graduated from the Wharton School and from the College of Arts and Sciences of the University of Pennsylvania in 1994 and has degrees in finance and international relations.
Committees of the Board of Directors
The Board of Directors has established the following committees:

Audit Committee

The Audit Committee, consisting of three members, oversees the Company’s financial reporting activity. The committee reviews, on an independent basis, the financial information provided by the Company’s management as well as the systems of internal controls that concern financial and accounting compliance. The committee also supervises the Company’s auditing, accounting and financial reporting processes more generally. Members of the Audit Committee are elected by the Board of Directors at its first meeting following the election of the Board of Directors at the annual General Shareholders’ Meeting. Powers of the members of the Audit Committee expire upon expiry of powers of the Board of Directors. The current members of the Audit Committee are Mr. Vitaly Pyltsov, Mr. Christophe Charlier and Mr. Sergei Riabtsov.

Strategy Committee

The Strategy Committee, consisting of three members, oversees the Company’s investment activity. The committee reviews and participates in the preparation of business and investment plans relating to all major capital expenditures. Members of the Strategy Committee are elected by the Board of Directors at its first meeting following the election of the Board of Directors at the annual General Shareholders’ Meeting. Powers of the members of the Strategy Committee expire upon expiry of powers of the Board of Directors. The current members of the Strategy Committee are Mr. Boris Jordan, Mr. Christophe Charlier and Mr. Igor Vaynshelboym.

Nomination and Remuneration Committee

The Nomination and Remuneration Committee, consisting of three members, oversees the Company’s remuneration and human resources activity. The committee advises the Board of Directors on determining the base salary and other compensation for the General Director and the officers reporting directly to the General Director, and on establishing performance targets for senior management and variable pay schemes for other employees. The committee also reviews the Company’s personnel policy and human resources processes including those relating to recruitment and benchmarking. Members of the Nomination and Remuneration Committee are elected by the Board of Directors at its first meeting following the election of the Board of Directors at the annual General Shareholders’ Meeting. Powers of the members of the Nomination and Remuneration Committee expire upon expiry of powers of the Board of Directors. The current members of the Nomination and Remuneration Committee are Mr. Igor Vaynshelboym, Mr. Sergei Riabtsov and Mr. Vitaly Pyltsov.
Management Board

The Management Board is a collective executive body that is responsible for the Company’s day-to-day management. The Management Board currently consists of five members. According to the Company’s Charter, the duties of the Management Board include, among other things:

  • conducting a preliminary review of and approving annual reports and financial statements;
  • ensuring execution of resolutions of the General Shareholders’ Meeting and of the Board of Directors;
  • organising internal risk management and internal control systems in line with the principles and approaches outlined in the internal policies approved by the Board of Directors;
  • ensuring implementation of the most advanced technologies and implementation of projects to automate the Company’s activities; creating a modern infrastructure to support the Company’s activities;
  • ensuring that the Company carries out smooth and efficient operating activities;
  • ensuring the development and functioning of the Company’s network of branches and representative offices;
  • approving the Company’s internal documents, except for those documents whose approval falls within the remit of other governing bodies; and
  • any other matters that are submitted for discussion by the Management Board and that do not fall within the remit of the General Shareholders’ Meeting or of the Board of Directors.
Members of the Management Board:

Yulia Gadliba

Ms Gadliba has been serving as a member of the Management Board since 2014. She has also been the Chair of the Executive Board and the CEO since 2016. From 2011 to 2018, she was a Vice President of the Company. Ms Gadliba graduated from the Higher School of Economics with a management degree in 2004.

Sergey Artemiev

Mr Artemiev has been serving as a member of the Management Board since 2008. Currently he also occupies the post of Executive Vice President of the Company. Mr Artemiev also served as a member of the Board of Directors of the Company for the period from 2008 to 2017, as a Vice President of the Company from 2012 to 2016, as a Deputy CEOof Renaissance Finance LLC from 2013 to 2019, as an Executive Vice President of the Company from 2016 to 2018 and as a First Deputy CEO of the Company in 2018–2019. Mr Artemiev graduated from Novosibirsk State University with a degree in mathematical economics in 1996.

Vladimir Tarasov

Mr Tarasov has been serving as a member of the Management Board and as a Vice President since 2014. He is also a member of the Board of Directors of NSPF Renaissance Pensions JSC and the Deputy CEO for Legal Issues at Renaissance Health JSC. Prior to this, Mr Tarasov served as a First Deputy CEO of the Company from 2014 to 2018. He then worked as the Deputy CEO for Legal Issues at Intouch Insurance JSC from 2017 to 2018. Mr Tarasov graduated from Kutafin Moscow State Law University with a degree in law in 1999.

Vladimir Tinyakov

Mr Tinyakov has been serving as a member of the Management Board since 2016. Currently he is also a Vice President of the Company and the CEO of Renaissance Health JSC. Prior to becoming a member of the Management Board and a Vice President, Mr Tinyakov served as a Director of the St. Petersburg branch of the Company for the period from 2010 to 2017. For the period from 2015 to 2018, he served as a First Deputy CEO of the Company. In 2018, Mr Tinyakov held the posts of Director of Corporate Insurance as well as acting CEO of Renaissance Health JSC. Mr Tinyakov graduated from the Tolstoy Tula State Pedagogical University with a history teaching degree in 2001.

Leila Barakhnina

Ms Barakhnina has been serving as a member of the Management Board since 2012. For the period from 2012 to 2016, she served as the Chair of the Company’s Management Board. Currently Ms Barakhnina also serves as a Vice President. Prior to this, she was a member of the Board of Directors of Sputnik Asset Management from 2015 to 2017. After that she served as a Vice President and First Deputy CEO and as a member of the Company’s Executive Board from 2016 to 2018. From 2018 to 2019, Ms Barakhnina was the First Deputy CEO of Renaissance Insurance Group JSC. She graduated from the Financial Academy under the Government of the Russian Federation with an economics degree in 1993. In 2003, she graduated from the Organisational Financial Management master’s programme at the Russian Academy of National Economy under the Government of the Russian Federation. Ms Barakhnina received an Internal Auditor Certificate from the Institute of Internal Auditors in 2011.
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