Alexander Pavlov is a Partner of Paradigm Investments. Alexander has over 10 years of general management experience in consumer sector in Russia. Prior to founding Paradigm Investments Alexander was a CEO of Ruzskaya Confectionery Factory (RKF, since 2008 Nestle subsidiary) for eight years. Under Alexander's leadership the factory has been built from scratch to become one of the strongest players in Russian premium chocolate and soufflé markets. During his last year with RKF, Alexander led the successful integration of the business with Nestle Russian operations. Prior to joining RKF, Alexander served at Parmalat as a Director of Parmalat Saint Petersburg branch. Alexander received his Executive MBA from Higher School of Economics and an MBA from IMISP St. Petersburg. Alexander also holds an MA from Moscow Aviation Institute.