CTC Media chooses new director

November 7, 2013 08.14 Europe/London By Chris Dziadul

CTC MediaRussia’s CTC Media has announced that Alexander Pentya has joined its board of directors.

He replaces Dmitry Lebedev, who has resigned, and is one of three members of the board designated by Telcrest Investments Limited, an affiliate of Bank Rossiya and one of the company’s main shareholders.

Pentya has served as VP and head of management reporting and investment projects department at ABR Management, the corporate management company for Bank Rossiya group, since 2012.

He has also served as an observer to the board of directors of CTC Media since 2011.

Pentya joined the Bank Rossiya group in 2008, holding several positions in the financial department, including head of the subsidiaries affairs department.