Anton Artemyev became an independent non-executive Director of Lenta Ltd in 2013.

Board Committees: Audit, Nomination, Remuneration

Experience: Anton has extensive FMCG experience in Russia and Eastern Europe including 12 years in the brewing industry, where his roles included Executive Vice-President of Baltic Beverages Holding, the largest Eastern European brewing group at the time; President of Baltika Breweries; and Senior Vice-President responsible for Eastern Europe and a Member of the Executive Committee of Carlsberg Group. Prior to this Anton worked in a variety of consulting roles including Partner in Bossard Consultants and Principal in Gemini Consulting/CAP Gemini, where as head of Russian operations he focused on strategy work in various sectors, primarily consumer goods.

Other roles: Anton is currently Chairman of Fortrent OY, which provides construction equipment rental services in Russia and Ukraine. Fortrent is a 50/50 joint venture between Cramo and Ramirent, who are among the European leaders in this field. Anton is also a Board member of HTT BWH OY (Finland), a private daughter company of Hartwall Capital OY.

Qualifications: Anton holds a Diploma with honours and a Doctorate in Geography from Leningrad State University. He also studied Management and Economics at Bocconi University and at Henley Management College.