President, Novartis Group Russia
Vadim Vlasov has been Country President of Novartis Group Russia since September 2010. In this role he is accountable for the local business operations management, interaction with external stakeholders, coordination of Novartis divisions and business units in Russia, the company reputation maintenance and development.
Prior to joining Novartis in 2003-2010 Mr. Vlasov occupied the position of Head of
EADS/Airbus in Russia.
Previously, Mr. Vlasov served as Head of Siemens Medical Solutions and Country Manager of Acuson Corporation in Russia and CIS, worked in the Deputy Minister of Defense of the Russian Federation office.
Mr. Vlasov has a Degree of Mechanical Engineer (with honours) from Moscow Aviation Institute and completed Advanced Development Program at London and Harvard Business Schools.