His nomination was by the Board of Directors on August 28.
Chikhanchin has worked at Aeroflot since 2009. He previously served as deputy head and later head of Aeroflot’s Corporate Finance department, where he oversaw the number of key financial functions, including budgeting and accounting, investment and risk management, corporate insurance, debt financing and investor relations.
More recently he has served as acting deputy CEO for commerce and finance.
Before joining Aeroflot, he worked at Vnesheconombank and held various positions in financial and economic planning departments across a number of companies.
In his new role, Chikhanchin will oversee all financial functions of the company as well as network and revenue management, and loyalty programmes.