Aleksander Popvskiy is vice president and Chief Operating Officer of Mobile TeleSystems (MTS), Russia’s largest telecommunications provider.

Aleksander Popovskiy was appointed Head of Business Unit “MTS Russia” in August 2008. Prior to his current role, Mr. Popovskiy served as the Head of the South Macro-region of MTS Russia since June 2007. From July 2004 to June 2007, he was the Head of the Povolzhye North-West Macro-region. Mr. Popovskiy joined MTS in April 2001 as the Director of Operations in the town of Kirov.

Mr. Popovskiy graduated from the Vyatsky State Technical University in 1999 with a degree in computing. In 2002, he received a postgraduate degree from the same university in system analysis. In 2005, Mr. Popovskiy received a Candidate of Science degree in engineering from the Moscow Aviation Institute. He also attended the Executive MBA program at the London Business School.