Intel Capital, Intel Corporation’s global investment and M&A organization, appointed Kirill Cehoval as Director for Russia and CIS.
Cehoval will work alongside Maxim Krasnykh, Intel Capital Director for Russia and CIS, to source new investment opportunities and manage portfolios in the region.
Before joining Intel, Kirill began his career in the Investment Banking Division of Credit Suisse in New York, advising multinational and Russian companies on a variety of M&A and capital markets transactions. He then served as Vice-President at Altera Capital, a $500m multi-strategy fund covering TMT and consumer sectors across various asset classes. Prior to Altera, Cehoval worked at Alfa Capital Partners, a $700m private equity fund investing in mid-cap companies in Russia and CIS.
Led by Marcin Hejka, vice president and managing director, Intel Capital started investing in Russia in 2000 and its current investment portfolio includes companies such as Eruditor Group, KupiVIP.com, Mango Telecom, OZON and Parallels. Its focus in the region includes mobility, datacenter, cloud infrastructure and services, new devices and wearable technologies, consumer Internet, and Internet of Things.