Ekaterina Gorokhova is the general manager and president of APEA (Association of PrivateEmployment Agencies) Russia,which was  established in 2011 by key players of the Russian staffing market.

She initiated the foundation of APEA and became the first leader of the Association and was actively involved in the lobbying against the ban of temporary staffing which was accomplished by New Law for temporary staffing effective I  January 2016.

At the moment Gorokhova holds the position of Country Group Leader of Kelly Services for Russia andPoland. Kelly Services is one of three leading staffing agencies in Russia.

She has 17 years of experience in the Industry, joining Kelly Services in 1999 in Saint-Petersburg.

In 2001, Gorokhova was appointed country manager, Kelly Services Sweden, and  in 2002 she returned to Russia and became general Manager of Kelly Services CIS. In June 2004 she became VP.