SaM Solutions creates open partner relationships with its customers. For us, software outsourcing means not only effective collaboration but also personal support and teamwork. Get to know the management of the SaM group.
CEO, SaM Solutions
Having been with SaM Solutions since its founding in 1993, Pavel has held various management positions in the company. In 2001, Pavel joined VPIsystems, a US-based solutions provider for the telecommunication industry, where he supervised the creation and further operations of the VPI Development Center, a Minsk-based R&D department. In 2013, after the acquisition of VPI Development Center by SaM Solutions, Pavel was appointed to the position of CEO and a member of the board of directors of the SaM Solutions group. Pavel holds a degree in Electrical Engineering from Belarusian State University of Informatics and Radio-electronics and a degree in Law from Belarusian State University. He also won a DAAD scholarship, having studied at Saarbrücken and Bamberg Universities in Germany.
Pavel Khovrenkov CEO, SaM Solutions
CFO, SaM Solutions
Konstantin brings more than 15 years of financial management experience to his position as Chief Financial Officer and as a member of the board of directors at SaM Solutions group. Prior to joining SaM Solutions in 2013, he worked 12 years as Finance Manager and Deputy Managing Director for the Minsk located R&D division of VPIsystems. Before VPIsystems, Konstantin held various financial positions in the IT industry. He holds a magna cum laude degree in Electrical Engineering from Belarusian State University of Informatics and Radio-electronics. Konstantin has also completed several postgraduate courses and obtained a diploma in industrial management at Belarusian State University of Informatics and Radio-electronics, as well as qualifications in international accounting and reporting standards (IAS/IFRS) at International Business School in Moscow and the Academy of Business Ernst & Young in Minsk.
Konstantin Pashkevich CFO, SaM Solutions
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COO, SaM Solutions
Managing Director, SaM Solutions GmbH
Anton Dechko graduated from Minsk State Linguistic University with a major in International Communications in 2000; he also completed a two-year Business Administration post-graduate study at Belarusian State University in 2007. Mr. Dechko started his career in the Marketing Department at SaM Solutions Minsk in 2000 and advanced his career to positions of Marketing Director and later Director of Business Development, Minsk. In 2007, Mr. Dechko moved to the German headquarters of the company to take up the responsibility for European sales and client accounts as Managing Director and a member of the board of directors.
Anton Dechko COO, SaM Solutions. Managing Director, SaM Solutions GmbH
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Director of US Operations, SaM Solutions US
Dmitry Koshkin joined SaM Solutions US as Account Manager and Business Development Manager in 2016. In 2018, he was appointed as Managing Director of the Company's US subdivision. Dmitry has been providing IT consulting services for more than 9 years, which includes implementing enterprise information systems for leading global vendors and program and project management for large Eastern European customers. Dmitry holds a number of awards for successful implementation of innovative technologies on the markets of Eastern Europe. After he had received a degree in engineering, Dmitry studied at the Moscow State University of International Relations (MGIMO) and advanced his skillset at the Bauman Мoscow State Technical University.
Dmitry Koshkin Director of US Operations, SaM Solutions US
General Manager, VPIphotonics
With SaM Solutions' acquisition of the VPIphotonics business from VPIsystems in 2013, Dr. Andre Richter was appointed to the position of General Manager. Previously Andre held several management positions in VPIsystems with responsibilities for VPIphotonics' technical services, product management, research & development. Being a leading figure in the photonic design automation industry since 1997, he contributed numerous fundamental modeling advances and invoked an internationally renowned training and service program on computer-aided design of optical equipment and transmission systems. Andre holds degrees in Electrical Engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology, USA (1995) and Technical University Berlin, Germany (1997). In 2002 he received his Ph.D. from TU Berlin for novel work on modeling long-haul WDM transmission systems. Andre co-authored more than 70 publications, including one book chapter.
Andre Richter General Manager, VPIphotonics