Shekshnia Stanislav


Shekshnia Stanislav

Senior Partner


  • Paris


  • Lomonosov Moscow State University
  • MBA, Northeasten University (USA)

A senior partner at Ward Howell, Stanislav Shekshnia has focused on the development of senior business executives and organizations since 2002. He works individually with business owners and company leaders, as well as with management teams. Stanislav also teaches leadership and corporate governance at the INSEAD International Business School (France).

Stanislav is the author of six books, including the bestseller Managing People in Contemporary Organizations (7 editions released since 1995), and also How to Effectively Manage Free People. Coaching, New Leaders of Russian Business, Kak eto skazat’ po-russki, Corporate Governance in Russia, and more than fifty articles, published in print media such as Kommersant, Vedomosti, Expert, Director-General, Forbes, Personnel Management, Harvard Business Review Russia, Harvard Business Review Germany, Academy of Management Executive, European Management Journal, Journal of West-East Business, California Management Review, Compensation and Benefits Review, Journal of Management Inquiry, Organizational Dynamics, The International Executive, World Business, L’Expansion Management Review.

In his first professional life, Stanislav Shekshnia held positions such as CEO, chairman of the board of directors, executive director, and director of human resources at companies such as Alfa-Telecom, VimpelCom, Millicom International Cellular, Otis Elevator, and SUEK. He both worked and is working as part of the Board of Directors for NIS, Ener 1, DTEK BV, and VimpelCom.

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