Stephen Mamikonian

Stephen Mamikonian

Area(s) of Expertise: Human Resources, International
Key Industries: Consumer Packaged Goods, Energy
Language(s): Fluent in Russian and French, conversant in German


Centerra Gold, Vice President of Human Resources and Corporate Relations
Train and develop expat/national workforce in Central Asia's largest western-owned gold mining operation. Lead Corporate Relations for national and regional governments, NGOs and international organizations such as IMF and EBRD.

Chevron Corporation, Director of Human Resources and Administration
Headed training and development, recruiting, compensation and labor relations for greenfield joint venture oilfield.

Newmont Mining Company, Managing Director and Head of Human Resources/Administration
Promote company interests to the highest levels of federal and regional levels of the Republic of Uzbekistan. Recruit, train, and develop national employees.

The Gillette Company, Director of Human Resources and Administration
Develop and implement a strategic Human Resources business plan for expansion throughout Russia. Hire, train, and develop local sales and distribution staff.

RJ Reynolds Tobacco International, Director of Human Resources and Administration
Implement Human Resource business plan to acquire and to staff three sales offices and four manufacturing plants throughout the former Soviet Union.

Military: U.S. Navy Commissioned Officer

  • BA, Russian Language and Literature, Columbia University, New York, New York
  • Soviet Studies Program, Georgetown University, Washington, DC
Presidential Translator, Washington-Moscow HOTLINE, The White House