Alexander Zabuzov

Alexander Zabuzov

Partner, Head of People & Change

KPMG in the CIS

Alexander has over 25 years of experience in human resources management and operational efficiency improvement both on the consulting and industry sides. At KPMG, Alexander leads People & Change practice at Strategy and Operations.

Alexander joined KPMG from a major Russian high-tech state corporation, where he led HR, IT and administrative functions and where he was responsible for creating development strategies, building effective management teams, reducing operating costs and implementing employee performance management system. Prior to that Alexander was employed by a FTSE100 international metals and mining company, where he led HR and occupational safety functions at their international businesses. There, among other tasks, he helped to transition various manufacturing and mining assets to a target operating model in Russia, the USA, Canada, Ukraine, South Africa, Italy and Czech Republic taking into account lean manufacturing principles.

Alexander also has experience with another Big-4 firm, where he was a partner and Head of the Operational Excellence group and the HR Advisory group. He managed numerous projects on business process excellence, HR, pay and change management for clients in various industries.

In addition, Alexander is a regular speaker and moderator of major HR events and was ranked among top 1,000 leaders of Russia in 2019 and 2020.


In the Media

Comments for Vedomosti on the work of systems for collecting and implementing employee ideas in Russian companies.

Comments for Vedomosti on the hybrid work model.

Comments for Izvestia on the reasons for the outflow of highly qualified specialists from Russia.

An interview for RBC-TV on employers' expenses on COVID-19 prevention.

Comments for RBC on the measures taken as part of the vaccination campaign in Moscow.

Comments for RBC-TV on the idea of a four-day working week.

Comments for Forbes on which companies may be interested in hiring graduates of training courses for a QA engineer position.