DBC Board



Rune Ejler Andersen

Company:        Lundbeck

Phone:             +7 925 097 04 74

E-mail:             RUNE@Lundbeck.com

Biography: Rune heading Lundbeck’s activities in Russia and the CIS countries. Having

previously worked in Mozambique, South Africa, China and India before arriving in

Moscow in July 2018, Rune has a broad International experience from emerging markets

within the areas of sales and business development in the pharmaceutical industry.

Rune holds a Graduate Diploma (Bachelor) degree from Copenhagen Business School.


Vice-Chairman and Economic & Commercial Events

Aage V. Nielsen

Company:         Vitus Bering Management Ltd.

Phone:              +7 985 764 3664

E-mail:              aage@vitusbm.ru

Biography: Aage is Managing Director & Senior Partner, Vitus Bering Management Ltd.
Moved to Moscow in 1992, and since then been responsible for business development and worked as Project Director for several management consulting, technology consulting and/or top-management development and recruitment projects in the USSR, Russia, Ukraine and Baltic States with both local enterprises and Western enterprises operating and investing directly into these countries.

Aage holds a MA Degree in Political Science by thesis (Cand. scient. Pol.), Aarhus University, Denmark, and Master Degree: DAES Economics, Diploma of Advanced European Studies in Economics, College of Europe, Brügge, Belgium


Economic & Political Events

Hans Duijf                                                                                                                                

Company:         Novo Nordisk

Phone:              +7 985 715 2211

E-mail:              hdui@novonordisk.com


Hans is Vice-President and General Manager of Novo Nordisk for Russia & Belarus. Hans is a Dutch national and lived and worked in 8 different countries during his 20+ year career with Novo Nordisk.


Ulrik Andersen

Company:         KPMG

Phone:              +7 963 715 2266

E-mail:              UAndersen1@kpmg.ru 

Biography: Ulrik is a Partner in KPMG - with the Audit Department Member of KPMG’s Global Automotive Steering Group and Head of Automotive of KPMG in Russia/CIS

Ulrik holds a Master of Science in Business Economics and Auditing (Cand.Merc.Aud.) from Aalborg University in Denmark. Ulrik is also an American Certified Public Accountant (CPA). Ulrik has been working with KPMG in Russia since 2003. Prior to KPMG Russia, Ulrik worked 8 years with KPMG in Denmark.


Sponsor relation and -service

Steen Hjortholm

Company:        Philip Morris


E-mail:             steen_hjortholm@yahoo.com

Biography: Steen is Vice President People & Culture, Philip Morris International affiliates in Russia.
ing native Denmark 27 years ago, Steen embarked on an international career taking him widely around whereby he has lived and worked in 10 different countries within Asia, Middle East, Africa, Central and Eastern Europe. Steen has been with Philip Morris International (PMI) for 24 years, originally in Sales, moving into General Management, and 4 years ago coming to Russia and moving into Human Resources.

Steen holds a Master of Science in Business Administration and Management Science (Cand.Merc.Mat) from Copenhagen Business School.

Special Economic Events

Maxim Poletaev 

Company:         Danske Bank Russia

Phone:              +7 926 800 1996

E-mail:              makp@ru.danskebank.com

Biography: Maxim is working as Relationship Manager in Danske Bank Russia and is located in Moscow being responsible for Nordic and Global Corporates’ customer portfolio management. Maxim has more than five years of experience in Corporate Banking and Finance within several international banks, focusing mainly on Scandinavian business since 2015

Maxim holds a Master’s degree in Economics from Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO University)


Social Events

Olga Kostina 

Company:         Danish Farm Concept

Phone:              +7 916 119 01 68

E-mail:              ok@danishfarmconcept.com

Biography: Olga is working as Business Development Director in Danish Farm Concept Eastern Europe, dealing with sales of technological equipment and consulting/ auditing services as well as with aftersales support.

She has an experience in working with Danish companies in agricultural sector since 2005.

Olga is a Specialist in Linguistics and Cross-Cultural Communication.


Ilya A. Polyakov 

Company:         Antal Russia

Phone:              +7 966 336 8838

E-mail:              ilya.polyakov@antalrussia.com

Ilya works as a Business Development Manager for Antal Russia, British recruitment company. Main tasks are building a client portfolio of Russian and international clients located in Russia and CIS. Networking at major events and being the international face of Antal Russia. Ilya has lived most of his life in Denmark, but also in South East Asia, US, Middle East and Holland. Previous work experience has been within tourism/hospitality industry with different Daily Deal sites and a couple of start up projects. Ilya has been in Russia since 2019 and built a strong network within the expat community. 

Ilya holds a Professional Bachelor in Sales and Marketing Management from Copenhagen Business College.



Dilyara Mukatova                                                                                                                          

Company:         Confederation of Danish Industry DIBD OMIR

Phone:              +7 929 982 3271

E-mail:              secretary@dbc.club


Observer & auditor

Gokce Hosgit

Company:         Novo Nordisk LLC                                                                         

Phone:              +7 915 060 0940 

E-mail:              gokh@novonordisk.com  

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