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Alexander Davydov

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Alexander Davydov

Partner, Head of Real Estate & Development/Hospitality and Transport & Logistics Practices.

Specialization:

  • FMCG
  • Real Estate & Development/Hospitality
  • Transport & Logistics

Office

: Almaty, Moscow

Education

:
  • Moscow State Institute of International Relations (University) MFA Russia (MGIMO-University)
  • Cornell University

Languages

:
  • English

Alexander started his professional career as a consultant in a major international real estate company, and joined the Ward Howell team in 2003.  He currently leads the Real Estate and Construction/ Hospitality practice, while also executing assignments in other areas such as heavy industry, private equity, retail, and FMCG.

In June 2009, Alexander was appointed head of the Ward Howell representative office in Kazakhstan and continues to oversee it based in Moscow..

Alexander graduated from the Moscow State Institute of International Relations with a focus in management and marketing from the International Business and Business Administration Department. 

He also successfully completed the Leading Professional Service Firm (LPSF) Program at Harvard Business School, the Advanced Program for Executive Search Consultants at Cornell University, in New York, and Columbia Coaching Certification Program at Columbia University.

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Publications

  • What Business Leaders Learn

    Recent research by Forbes Kazakhstan and Ward Howell has shown that CEOs of Kazakh companies get their MBAs for the prestige. For more details about competition among Kazakh company leaders, read below.

  • The Need to Develop a New Generation of Leaders in Kazakhstan

    More and more leaders of large businesses in the Republic of Kazakhstan are beginning to understand the importance of focusing on the personal growth of its employees and investing in the development of contemporary leaders.  How does coaching helps to build a modern, successful business; why some people become leaders, and others don’t; and how can you recognize the next potential Steve Jobs or Pavel Durov during the early stages of their careers?

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