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MBA Program Alumni Profile and Spotlight: Alexei Ponomarov

All About Adjustment

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Alexei Ponomarov, MBA '12
Lvov, Ukraine

A native of Lvov, Ukraine, Alexei Ponomarov, MBA '12 excelled in courses such as Financial Theory, Marketing Management, Management Communication, and Operations Management. He also participated in an internship with RISI, a bioenergy consulting firm, and a part-time internship at the Clean Energy States Alliance with Warren Leon, a professor at Brandeis IBS. Outside of his in-class work, Alexei was involved with the Marketing Club, Consulting Club, and Men’s Volleyball Club.

After graduating from Brandeis International Business School (IBS), Alexei took a job with Transammonia, an international merchandising and trading company that markets, trades, distributes, and transports fertilizers and commodities. As a trader, Alexei’s job involves running the domestic operations of the ammonia business, as well as trading ammonia internationally. In Alexei’s opinion, the best thing about Brandeis IBS is that it prepares you well to adjust to the business world. Regardless of background or specialization, Brandeis IBS graduates can adapt, learn quickly, improve, and impress their supervisors along the way.