Key people
Group founder and owner

An entrepreneur with extensive experience in turnaround situations in the industrial machinery sector, and a deep understanding of how to create value in emerging markets.

President, Special Situations

Igor Kulgan is a well-known seasoned automotive executive with an extensive experience in project management, mechanical engineering and industrial process management as well as experience in the successful crisis management.


CEO at Avtokran, CEO at IzhAvto, Vice President at DERWAYS, Head of Powerplant Division of GAZ Group, General Director at InfoArt, General Director at EPAM Systems, IT Director at Eurochem (MDM Group)

Dr. B-O Ahrstrom
CTO & Managing Partner

Dr. Ahrstrom brings a deep level of technical expertise after working two decades on high-level positions for companies in the technical development, petrochemistry and O&G industries. His responsibilities include technical guidance, screening of investment projects, optimization of processes, strategic technical orientation, theoretical height and innovative audacity.

Previous experience include special projects at LUKOIL, 1st VP at INTESMO (JV between LUKOIL and the Russian State Railways), Global Sales Director/ Manager of New Technologies at Carl BECHEM GmbH (Germany) and Focus Area Manager at SKF-ERC (Global R & D Center)

CFO, Special Situations

Anton is a highly qualified multilingual top business executive with over 20 years' experience with international and major Russian industrial groups. He is responsible for overseeing all aspects of the company's finances, including attracting external financing and performing financial due diligence.

Previous experience include 1st Deputy CEO, CFO Independence Group, FD of Ferronordic Machines, Group CFO at Sodrugestvo Group, Director in Deloitte Corporate Finance department, Deputy Head of Internal Audit department of Gazprombank.


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