Earlier, he was CEO of the insurance company ROSNO culminating in a sale to Allianz at a 43X multiple of Allianz’ initial investment. Prior to that, Levan was First Vice President of Sistema Corporation, the largest non-energy conglomerate of Russia. At Sistema Levan, as its First Vice President, was in charge of Corporate Strategy and Development of the conglomerate. He led four public offerings of Sistema affiliates on the London Stock Exchange and one on the NYSE. Levan holds an MBA from Emory University in Atlanta and a MS in geophysics from Tbilisi State University.