Management Team


SaM Solutions

SaM Solutions creates open partner relationships with its customers. Software outsourcing means for us not only effective collaboration, but also personal support and teamwork. Get to know the management of the SaM group.


Pavel Khovrenkov, 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.


Konstantin Pashkevich, 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.

SaM Solutions GmbH

 Anton Dechko

Anton Dechko 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.

SaM Solutions US

Alex Vilner

Alex Vilner,
Director of US Operations
SaM Solutions US

Alex graduated from Brown University with a degree in Computer Sciences. He brings over 20 years of experience in Information Systems consulting. Prior to joining SaM Solutions Group, Alex established and successfully managed a full service IT consulting organization. In his work as the company's CEO/President he has developed many strategic relationships with key companies in New England. With substantial hands-on IT expertise, Alex is able to work on successful project and product delivery at all levels within a client organization, from development and QA to company executives.

SaM Solutions Belarus

Marat Ebzeev

Marat Ebzeev,
Managing Director
SaM Solutions Belarus

In 1989 Marat Ebzeev graduated from Belarusian State University with a major in Law Science. At the beginning of his career he worked as a Supervisor in the controlling department of a large Belarusian plant. In 1995 he advanced his career to the position of a Legal Advisor at a closed joint-stock production company in Belarus. With high ambitions, business potential and strive for success, in early 2002 Marat joined SaM Solutions taking the position of the company’s Lawyer. Since 2005 he was promoted to the position of the Managing Director at SaM Solutions Belarus. With the goal of promoting SaM Solutions in the market of leading IT technology outsourcing companies, Mr. Ebzeev has managed to develop the corporate management practices for SaM Solutions Minsk that considerably increased the company’s long-term commitment to the satisfaction and competitiveness of the customers.

Valeri Grouchev

Valeri Grouchev,
Director of Delivery
SaM Solutions Belarus

With over 15 years of experience in IT business, Valeri Grouchev recently holds the position of the Director of Delivery at SaM Solutions Belarus. In this position he has enhanced the delivery structure of SaM which is aimed at increasing the level of quality of the company’s management and IT service deliverables, as well as at the promotion of SaM Solutions in new business environments. Valeri Grouchev graduated from Belarusian State University of Informatics and Radio-electronics with a major in Computer Science and, in 1992 defended his doctoral thesis on Database Management Systems. Working in SaM since the year of its founding, Valeri has applied all his professional knowledge, talent and advanced technological visions for the prosperity of the company and accumulated indispensable experience in IT outsourcing. He started his career as a system programmer for UNIX platforms focused on data bases, within a couple of years he advanced to the position of Project Manager and further on – to Unit Manager. Under his guidance and supervision SaM Solutions successfully completed a number of value-added Java projects for American customers in the real estate industry.

Alexander Deev

Alexander Deev,
Director of Business Development
SaM Solutions Belarus

In 1999 Mr. Deev graduated from Belarusian State University of Informatics and Radio-electronics majoring in Business Informatics. He has actively participated in a variety of conferences reporting on different topics of higher mathematics and econometrics. Alexander has a decade of experience in high-tech fields. At the start of his career at SaM Solutions he served as Sales Manager promoting software products, then held the position of Marketing Director until finally became the Director of Business Development in the Minsk development center. In this position he is involved in top-level strategy issues, business planning, identification of new business opportunities, organization and adjustment of business development processes, generation of new leads, negotiation and signing partnership deals with potential clients as well as management of the relationships with existing customer accounts, representing and safeguarding their best interests within the company. Being a real business development professional with superior leadership, managerial, analytical and communication skills, Alexander Deev thinks creatively about everything happening in SaM Solutions, always keeping in mind its main objectives and seeking to expand and diversify the company’s business.


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