Softline Board of Directors Appoints Sergey Chernovolenko General CEO

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Softline Board of Directors Appoints Sergey Chernovolenko General CEO

Softline, a leading IT product and solution provider in the emerging markets, announces the appointment of Sergey Chernovolenko as General CEO. This decision has been made by the corporate Board of Directors. Igor Borovikov, the founder of Softline, will focus on the strategic corporate development as the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the company group.  

Softline General CEO will be responsible for the following tasks:

  • Continuing the dynamic growth and development of Softline as a global IT company focused on cybersecurity and services;
  • Increasing the corporate profitability and efficiency;
  • Continuing the development of a team of professionals in business fields and global territories following the One Softline concept.

The total experience of Sergey in the field of IT is more than 20 years. 10 years out of them he worked abroad in various countries: 3 years as Xerox CEO in Turkey, 5 years as Xerox CEO in 11 Eastern European countries with a center in London, and 2 years in Xerox HQ in London. During the last 3.5 years he was leading Xerox business in Russia and the CIS.

“All my previous experience seemed to prepare me to this new career milestone. I am very glad that I am able to join one of the best IT companies with Russian origin and would like to thank Igor Borovikov and the Board of Directors of Softline for their trust. Spearheading such a company as Softline is a great responsibility — I understand it very well and am confident in my knowledge and experience. I am sure that they will help me make Softline even stronger.”

“Sergey is one of the most experienced top managers in IT. He has great managerial experience on an international scale. I am sure that together we will achieve outstanding results and continue the development of Softline as a global IT company focusing on cybersecurity and services,” — says Igor Borovikov, Founder of Softline and Chairman of the Board of Directors.