EM hires Rosneft’s Logutenkova

EM, the financial and corporate communications agency for emerging markets, has appointed Irina Logutenkova to its Moscow-based investor relations advisory practice.

Irina joins from Rosneft, the world’s largest publicly traded oil company, where, during five years in the company’s investor relations team, she was involved in M&A and capital markets transactions including the company’s £39 billion (US$55bn) acquisition and integration of TNK-BP.

Tom Blackwell, EM CEO,  said: “Five years into developing our business in Russia, we have a very clear idea of the kind of experience and skill set that we need to continue providing a premium service to our growing portfolio of Russia’s leading listed businesses. Irina has everything we were looking for and has already proven herself to be an outstanding, and, very welcome, addition the team.”

Irina Logutenkova said: “I am happy to join a team of exceptional professionals and excited to have this opportunity to apply all my knowledge and expertise to the wide range of EM clients. I have heard so many good things about EM and now am looking forward to being part of it.”

At Rosneft, Logutenkova prepared speeches and presentations for different occasions, produced three award-winning annual reports, developed new investor tools and internal analytical materials. She worked across numerous other areas including strategy development and the redesign of its corporate website.

Before joining Rosneft, she worked as a financial analyst at Finam and an editor at Gorod publishing house.

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