KONE Corporation hired me as the Director Purchasing for the joint venture company, instituted for 60 mio EUR investment project. After the rupture between KONE and KMZ, which decided to continue the project alone, I stayed in “KMZ” JSC. My functions were: Negotiations on know-how license agreements terms; Negotiations with core components vendors for placement of their production in Russia; Establishing and contracting of an engineering company in Italy dedicated to industrial design of the new factory. From June 2007 I was appointed as Manager for Russian side of the project. My functions are: Planning budgeting of the Feasibility study phase and industrial workstreams of project; Contacts with regional authorities for land acquisition; Coordination of the new product range development; Coordination of internal engineering activities with core vendors.