The main challenge facing Alexander in his new position is to preserve and increase the positive results of the „Gars Telecom“ team in the promotion of the fixed and mobile services on the basis of synergy with the capabilities of „MegaFon“.

Mr. Shinkarev has an extensive professional experience. He started his career path in 1993 in JV «Infocom» as an engineer of data transmission systems. Then, from 1996 to 2010 he worked in the company Sovintel (trade name «Golden Telecom»), having risen from the customer manager to the Vice President of Business Development.

Under his direction and control there were constructed and put into operation the ILD and DLD networks of the company «Sovintel» in the framework of the Law on thede-monopolization of the telecommunication services market; there was introduced an advanced system of sales management and employee engagement for integrated fixed-mobile operator, that provides telecommunications services on the corporate B2B market.

Since 2010, he worked as a Chief of operational ensure of corporate sales and business support in «VimpelCom», since 2015 — as a Business Development Director for SAS Russia/CIS.

«I am delighted to join the team of such a dynamic company in the telecommunications market, — says Alexander Shinkarev. — Already, the company „MegaFon“ is actively increasing exposure to commercial real estate, because it has the ability to provide full range of fixed and mobile communication services, that meet the modern needs of the corporate customer segment. I am confident that together we will achieve even greater results in expanding the range of B2B and B2G customers and providing them with high-quality communication services».

Winner of the title «Master of Communications» from the Ministry of Telecom and Mass Communications of the Russian Federation.