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Chairman of the Board and Trustee

Gennady Gazin, the chairman of the Board of Directors and trustee of Genesis Philanthropy Group, is an international businessman, investor and philanthropist.

Gennady currently serves as a member of L1 Technology Advisory Board and of the Supervisory Board of VEON Ltd.

From 2007 to 2012 Gennady served as CEO of EastOne, an international investment advisory group. Prior to EastOne, Gennady worked at McKinsey and Company’s New York and Moscow offices for 14 years, during which time he was an active member of the Telecommunications practice and also served as the Senior Partner responsible for McKinsey’s CIS practice. Gennady started his professional career as a systems and telecommunications engineer at Bell Communications Research/Telcordia and General Dynamics in the USA.

Born in Ukraine, Gennady holds a B.S. in electrical engineering from Cornell University, an M.S. from Stanford University and an MBA from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.

Gennady is an active supporter of Jewish causes around the world.