Education: Russian State University for the Humanities, specialization - historian-archivist
Irina started her career at Philip Morris Sales and Marketing in 1995, she occupied various positions in the Department of Corporate Affairs. In the period of 2008 – 2012, she was the Head of the Communications and PR Department at Tetra Pak. In February 2012 Irina returned to Philip Morris Sales and Marketing as Director for Communications and Public Relations. Since May 2017 Irina is heading the branch of corporate social responsibility and sustainable development.
Irina is the Chairperson of the National Council of Corporate Volunteering and Head of the working group on CSR in non-commercial partnership the Association of Branded Goods Manufacturers in Russia (RUSBRAND).
Irina Zhukova has many times been rated in the top list of the Directors on corporate and public relations and in 2019 and 2020 rated in the top as Director on CSR and Sustainability in the Service and Manufacturing of the Consumer Goods sector (project Top 1000 Russian Managers by business journal Kommersant and the Russian Managers Association).