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Sumanta Kumar De


Senior Vice President, Olam International Limited – General Director for Russia, Ukraine & CIS 
General Director and CEO – Rusmolco

Sumanta Kumar De is the General Director of Olam International Limited for Russia, Ukraine & CIS, overseeing all Olam’s businesses in the region, including dairy farming, crop production, grains exports, port elevation, dairy supply chain, coffee and cocoa.

Sumanta also holds the responsibilities of General Director / CEO of Rusmolco, leading strategic planning, business operations and management of Russian Dairy Company - Rusmolco.

During his stint in Russia Sumanta has successfully executed significant projects in dairy farming, grain elevation and large-scale crop production bringing top-level results. Prior to Rusmolco, he was the Director of Olam’s Indonesian business, responsible for cocoa sourcing operations in Asia for Olam International.

Sumanta joined Olam in 2005 as a branch manager and brings with him industry experience of over 18 years of leading and managing businesses in emerging markets. Prior to joining Olam, he held positions in business development / brand management with The Coca-Cola Company and Unilever.                                                              

Rashid Khairov

President - Rusmolco

Rashid Khairov joined Rusmolco in 2010 as General Director and prior to that he held the position of General Director of meat and poultry plant Penzensky where he developed a thorough understanding of planning and management of large scale agricultural businesses. He has overall experience related to the field of agriculture and livestock for over 30 years.

Rashid Khairov graduated from the Moscow Technological Institute of Meat and Dairy Industry and possesses a PhD degree in Economics. Rashid Khairov is an honoured worker of the Food Industry of the Russian Federation and was awarded a Gold medal “For his contribution to the development of the agro-industrial complex of Russia”.


Vladimir Reznichenko

 First Deputy CEO

Vladimir Reznichenko was appointed as Deputy General Director of Rusmolco in 2012. From 2000 to 2009, Vladimir headed the Ministry of the Agriculture of Penza region and was Deputy Chairman of the Government of Penza region. Prior to that, he held a position of Head of the Administration of Serdobsk area in Penza Oblast.

Vladimir Reznichenko has managed agricultural enterprises in the Penza region over 20 years. He has in-depth knowledge and deep understanding of agricultural economics. He is well recognized as an Honoured worker in Agriculture of the Russian Federation and has been a recipient of a Golden medal “For the contribution to the development of the agro-industrial complex of Russia”.

Sharat Chandrasekhar

Chief Financial Officer 

Sharat Chandrasekhar currently serves as the CFO at Rusmolco, having joined the firm in 2014. In this role, Sharat is responsible for Finance, Treasury, Legal and IT. Prior to Rusmolco, Sharat was a Finance Manager  at Olam International, Singapore from 2011-14, where he was the Finance Controller for their Global Dairy and Commodity Financial Services Division.

Over time, Sharat has further cemented his position as a leader of the business. His deep financial expertise coupled with a robust business acumen has enabled implementation of sound business decisions at the firm. Apart from his role as an advisor to top management, Sharat has also worked with diverse teams across the globe on varied business issues. Often described by peers as highly collegial, Sharat continues to be adept at leading multicultural teams and enabling them to achieve real results. Given his strong technical expertise and leadership skills, Sharat is a valuable asset to our organization, driving our teams towards conquering new frontiers.

Sharat is a qualified Chartered Accountant and also received a Bachelors in Commerce from Madras University, India.



Stanislav Frolov 

Deputy CEO

Stanislav Frolov joined the Management Team of Rusmolco in September 2015. For 12 years in agricultural industry he has gained extensive business experience practically in all aspects of running a company including operations, sales and marketing, logistics, land acquisition and finance.                 

Stanislav started his career in Heatland Farms Ltd where he worked his way up to the position of Commercial Director. After Heartland Farms merged with Volga Farming Ltd in 2009 Stanislav became part of the diverse international management team as Deputy General Director to be further appointed as General Director of the operational company in 2011. Stanislav is respected in the community and has a wide professional network in Russian agricultural business.

Stanislav is fluent in English. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Economics (Marketing) from Penza State University and an MBA degree in General Management from Stockholm School of Economics. 

Victor Eremtsov 


COO, Agri

Victor Eremtsov joined Rusmolco in 2014 and prior to that, he held the position of General Director at an Agricultural enterprise, ‘Golden Cornfield’ which is an NCH Capital holding and was based in Penza Region.

Over last 20 years Victor has held several senior positions in agricultural enterprises ranging from Head of Engineering to General Director. His invaluable experience in the agricultural sector and his specific understanding of modern agricultural practices suitable to the Central Russian region helps him to lead Rusmolco’s commercial Agriculture Division . 


Victor Eremtsov graduated from Agricultural Institution of Penza State University.


Yuri Zinkin


COO, Dairy


Yuri Zinkin joined Rusmolco in 2014 as a Chief Engineer of the holding company.

In October, 2015 he has been promoted to the position of COO, Dairy. 

His work experience is rather broad. He started his work at the Serdobsk  Engineering Plant as Engineer where, for 10 years, he reached a position of Deputy CEO.    

In 2010 – 2012, Yuri headed the Serdobsk Administration of the Penza region as a Deputy Head.  

So, Yuri Zinkin possesses an outstanding experience both in the agricultural sector and in the state authorities. 

At the moment, Yuri leads a world class dairy team consisting of expatriate technical managers and local experts. Yuri  brings to the table his considerable leadership abilities and professional skills required to lead a diverse team.

Yuri Zinkin graduated from the Penza Polytechnic Institute in 1987.




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