As Vice President, Global Communications Alina Plaia oversees corporate-focused external communications functions and acts as the Company’s spokesperson.
Ms. Plaia is a seasoned investment banking professional with 16 years of experience in accounting, finance, and capital markets. She started her career at Credit Suisse First Boston, followed by Deloitte & Touche LLP, and Societe Generale. Ms. Plaia’s experience includes 6 years as a Director of Emerging Markets Research Sales in Markets and Investment Banking division of UniCredit (and its predecessor Aton Capital) in New York, where she liaised with major U.S. asset managers. During her career at UniCredit/Aton Ms. Plaia covered and helped raise over $1Bn in equity capital (public/private/PIPEs) for corporate clients. She has joined the Luxoft team after working as a U.S. Investor Relations for IBS Group, the parent Company of Luxoft.
Alina holds a graduate degree in Finance from Leonard N. Stern School of Business at New York University, CPA license, and FINRA Ser. 7, 79, and 63. Ms. Plaia is a member New York Advisory Board of Best Buddies, a Kennedy-Shriver charity that creates partnerships and opportunities for people with intellectual and learning disabilities.