Executive Chairman of the Board
Roustam has built Roust, the second largest vodka producer in the world and Central and Eastern Europe’s largest integrated spirits beverage company, with distilleries, production facilities and distribution centers spanning Poland, Hungary, Russia and Italy. Roust is also the owner of Gancia, Italy’s original sparkling wine.
Eberhard has built an extensive career in business consulting and corporate management. After working at the World Bank with a focus on Latin America for eight years, Eberhard spent more than two decades with McKinsey & Co. in different fields and countries. He was responsible for the German financial institutions practice and managed the McKinsey office in Berlin for several years; later he moved to Moscow, where he was responsible for the Eastern European office complex. After leaving Eberhard worked as group CEO of Russian Standard. Currently, Eberhard serves as the Chairman and Director for Strategy in 10EQS, an online knowledge utility that organizes the collaboration of independent experts.
Pavel joined Russian Standard Corporation as Chief of Staff in 2009, and was appointed Managing Director in 2013. He is responsible for the key corporate projects of Russian Standard, including mergers and acquisitions and integration, as well as Russian Standard’s finances. He began his career in 2001 working on mergers and acquisitions projects in Russia, and then worked with Boston Consulting Group from 2004 through 2009, focusing on strategy development and corporate restructuring projects for leading banking and telecom companies throughout Russia and Ukraine.
Alessandro has been a director of CEDC since 2012. Previously, he was General Counsel of Russian Standard Corporation. From 2006 to 2011 he was a partner of Morri, Cornelli & Associates, a Tax and Law Firm with offices in Milan and Rome. From 2000 to 2006 he was Chairman of the Board of Directors of Globalfin International with headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland and director of Motorel Investments BV. From 1996 to 2000 he was General Counsel of Globalfin Holdings Ltd (Globalfin International Group SA) and a member of the Board of Directors.
Grant has over 20 years of experience working in marketing, sales and general management positions for Campbells Soup (Australia), The Coca-Cola Company (Australia, Russia, Ukraine, China), Wimm Bill Dann (Russia) and Red Bull (Russia). Grant has lived in Russia for over 10 years, working in the consumer goods industry, and has extensive working experience across the Russia, Ukraine, Belarus and CIS markets.
Goran has extensive international experience in finance across a number of FMCG companies, including 10 years at Coca Cola Company in Russia, as well as in senior positions in private equity, banking and wealth management companies. Goran is a graduate of Alfred University, New York.