In the twenty-first century distance is no longer a barrier for businesses; our Moscow team successfully works with clients all over Russia. Still, face-to-face contacts and off-line meetings between agency and clients are very important.
Opening of our office in Saint-Petersburg is a new step in Cornerstone’s development and an opportunity to improve our service, to solve our clients’ tasks faster and more efficiently.
The head of our representative office is Maria Pavina – a recognized HR expert.
Maria was born on November 13, 1977 in Novosibirsk. In 2011, she graduated from the Novosibirsk Humanitarian Institute, Law department, in 2009 – from Siberian Academy of Government Service, Human Resources Management. From 2010 to 2012 she was an MBA student of The Open University Business School (LINK). In 1997–2003 she worked as a deputy director responsible for general issues at a construction company; and from 2003 she commenced a career of HR-director. In 2004, Maria won an all-Russia "Gold HR" award. In 2008–2012 Maria worked at Kirovsky Zavod in Saint-Petersburg, where she started from the position of a head of the Project on Implementation of Automated System for Staff Management and afterwards became the head of strategic planning department. In 2012, she was invited to head Saint-Petersburg representative office of HPS Group recruitment company.
October 1, 2014 she accepted an offer of Cornerstone’s managing director Sergey Razhev to open and head Cornerstone’s representative office in Saint-Petersburg.