Graduated with honors from the Academy of the Federal Security Service of Russia as an engineering mathematics specialist, majoring in Applied Mathematics.
Received additional education at Moscow International Higher Business School MIRBIS under the System Analysis and Project Management in Business rogram.
Graduated with honors from the Academy of National Economy under the Government of the Russian Federation majoring in Management.
Completed an Executive MBA program at Moscow School of Management Skolkovo.
Member of the Strategy Committee of the Board at Detsky Mir. Board member at Progress (FrutoNyanya brand) and Internet Solutions (Ozon.ru online store).
He worked in leading retail companies: Partiya Elektronika and M.Video.
He served as Commercial Director at Lindex (the management company of the Expert chain, one of the largest retail chains in the home appliances segment).
Worked at Korablik, where he had been promoted from Commercial Director to CEO.
Vladimir Chirakhov joined Detsky Mir in March 2012. From October 2012 till April 2020 he served as CEO of Detsky Mir. On 3 April 2020 he was appointed Chairman of the Board of Detsky Mir.
Since April 20, Vladimir Chirakhov is the President and CEO of Sistema.