MOSCOW, October 26 (Itar-Tass) — Former Deputy Mass Communications Minister Naum Marder has been appointed Rostelcom vice president for communication with the governmental authorities.
He will represent the company’s interests in the government. Specifically he will work out Rostelecom’s position on the application of the existing system of regulation in the telecom sector, draft and implement a regulatory strategy, foster a positive image of the company in the government.
“The corporate development strategy requires all of the business processes to be optimized. The company continues to improve its governance,” Rostelecom President Alexander Provorotov said. “We think that Naum Marder’s unique experience and deserved authority will be very helpful and will strengthen the Rostelecom top management team. “
Marder was born on March 27, 1956 in Moscow. In 1978, he graduated from the Moscow Institute of Electrical Engineering and National Communication. In 1991, he finished Duke University's School of Business in North Carolina.
Marder began his professional career in the industry in 1978 as an engineer. In 1990 he got a job at the Russian Ministry of Communications, serving in different positions from deputy head of an office to deputy minister.
Marder has a doctoral degree in technology and is an academic at the International Communication Academy.