Since January 15, 2020 Boris Kim, the co-founder of the Company and the Chairman of the board of directors since 2013, will take the CEO's position after leaving from a position of Sergey Solonin which occupied it since 2012. Mr. Solonin will remain the board member and will hold a position of the executive chairman of the board.
Boris Kim was the director of Qiwi since May, 2013 and the Chairman of the board of directors since June, 2014.
Mr. Kim – one of co-founders of e-port payment system, he was its CEO from November, 2004 to September, 2007, and from September, 2007 to February, 2010 – the advisor to director general of e-port. From 2007 to 2012 Mr. Kim was the head of committee on payment networks and bank instruments of the Russian national association of participants of the electronic market. Mr. Kim was also a Chief executive of the Russian Association of Financial That from 2016 to 2018.
Mr. Kim graduated from Lomonosov Moscow State University in 1985 in "chemistry", the Russian institute of finance and economies in 1996 in "finance", the Moscow state legal academy in 2000 in "law" and Lomonosov Moscow State University in 2004 and 2007 on specialties "psychology" and "philosophy", respectively. It has a candidate's degree in the field of chemistry (Lomonosov Moscow State University, 1989).