Since 2016, Ksenia Sosnina is the Chief Executive Officer of JSC Ilim Group, largest pulp, paper and board producer in Russia, operating 8 mln.ha of forest reserve, with annual production output of 3.5 mln.t, one of the largest sellers of softwood pulp to China.
Prior to that, Ksenia served as a Board member of Ilim Group and the President of International Paper Russia, largest producer of liquid packaging board in Russia and largest seller of white papers in Russia.
Ksenia has over 20 years of work experience in packaging and paper industry.
Ksenia earned her degree in economics at National Research Nuclear University in Russia and completed a business management internship at the University of South Carolina in the USA.
In 2020 Ksenia was awarded by Fastmarkets RISI as the European CEO of the Year.