Ksenia Drozdova

Director General

Born on 7 March 1969 in Moscow.

In 1994 Ms. Drozdova graduated from Moscow State Academy of Printing Arts. In 1996 she earned an MBA degree in Finance from Kennedy-Western University (USA). In 2012 she graduated from the Higher Business School of Moscow Technical University of Communications and Informatics majoring in “Corporate Management in Telecommunications”. Ms. Drozdova holds a DBA degree. In 2019 she graduated from the Graduate School of Management and Innovation of Lomonosov Moscow State University under the programme “Corporate Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Startup-Instruments for Corporations”.

From 1994 to 1995 she was employed as Senior Expert of the Department of Strategic Research at Stolichny Bank (Russia).

From 1995 to 1998 she worked as Chief Expert, Chief of Branch and Deputy Head of the Department of Strategic Analysis and Marketing at “MAPO Military and Industrial Complex” State Unitary Enterprise.

In 1998 Ms. Drozdova joined Russian Satellite Communications Company (RSCC), where she dealt with corporate finance, headed the marketing division, and in 2005 became Deputy Head of Business Development Service. In 2008 Ms. Drozdova was appointed RSCC Deputy Director General for Business Development in charge of marketing, sales of the company’s services, and public relations.

From 2009 to April 2021 Ms. Drozdova held the office of the Chair of the Operations Committee of the Intersputnik International Organization of Space Communications. Since 15 June 2021 Ms. Drozdova has been in office as Intersputnik Director General.

She initiated and supervised several projects to promote in international markets telecommunications services using the resources of the Russian satellite constellation. Ms. Drozdova is the author of articles on development of satellite telecommunications in Russia and co-author of RSCC’s development strategy up to the year 2020.

Ms. Drozdova was awarded the Medal of the Order “For Merit to the Fatherland”, second class.

She received the Russian Federation Presidential Certificate of Honour and a commendation of the President of the Russian Federation for her considerable contribution to the implementation of the project to digitize television broadcasting in the Russian Federation.

In 2020 Ms. Drozdova was awarded the Russian Federation Government Prize in the Field of Science and Technology for the establishment of the national satellite constellation to provide digital telecommunication services in the territory of the Russian Federation.

She holds the title of “Master of Communications”.

Ms. Drozdova is married with two sons.