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Pavel Ershov

Pavel Ershov

Chief Operations Officer, Microsoft Russia


In the role of Subsidiary COO, Pavel is responsible for running daily business operations and driving business growth for the company across all key market segments in Russia.

Pavel joined Microsoft in July 2017 from Ingram Micro, a global leader in ICT distribution based in California, where he held the position of Vice President, Worldwide Sales, Marketing and Customer Success, leading Service Providers Platforms business unit, focused on supporting Ingram Micro’s platform customers to succeed in the Cloud.

Between 2014 and 2015, Pavel worked in Singapore, where he led sales and overall operations in the Asia-Pacific-Japan region for Parallels. Before moving to Asia, he was responsible for the company’s expansion to Russia, Middle East, and Africa.

Prior to joining Parallels in 2011, Pavel spent more than 13 years in Microsoft on various sales and marketing roles, where progressed his career from a marketing manager to Public Sector Lead for Microsoft Russia. 

Pavel has more than 19 years of professional experience in the IT Industry, holds a Master degree in Economics and currently based in Moscow, Russia.