Senior Executive with a successful track record of delivering growth in Russia & CIS countries. Broad hands-on experience in general management, sales & marketing, finance, logistics and operations.
Languages: English, Russian
18+ years of total professional experience with in-depth practical knowledge in B2B & FMCG. Strong analytic skills and solid international business understanding.
Successfully organized several start-ups and manufacturing projects. Gained profound knowledge and experience in developing branded and own label products. Highly dedicated to assigned tasks with the delivered accountability.
LSG Sky Chefs is an internationally recognized CATERING PROVIDER. It has been known as the world's leader in airline catering but it's also working with customers outside the aviation industry, providing high-quality catering and logistics services. Based on its airline background LSG is well accustomed to developing mutually beneficial business solutions for a variety of needs, utilizing our unique production and distribution platform.
LSG has a number of subsidiaries that operates in a specified business segments: Sky Food, SkylogistiX, Spiriant, Ringeltaube (Germany), Fine Choice (USA).
LSG chain in the Eastern Europe and Russia embraces 7 fully owned production units and 9 units where LSG has JV partnerships with Alpha, Aeroflot and Novaport. This net covers the territory from Sofia in Bulgaria to Vladivostok.
Targeted customers - biggest Foreign and Russian airlines such as Lufthansa, Aeroflot Group, TAP Portugal, Singapore Airlines, air Baltic, Transaero and many others.
As a Sales Director currently responsible for all the sales related activities in the entire region including business development projects in the adjacent markets (railway catering, food retail).
Personally responsible for AEROFLOT Group companies (Aeroflot, Rossiya, DonAvia, Orenair, Aurora, Pobeda) as Global Account Manager.
Unica Rus is a Russian distribution company which is focused on the Food & Beverage business. The range is represented by imported consumer packaged goods and food ingredients. Company acts as a direct importer and has the full distribution cycle.
Targeted industries/customers: Retail, Food Service, Bakery, Confectionery & Pastry, Dairy.
Responsible for all company's activities - both local and international.
CSM is the largest supplier of bakery products and a leading player in natural food preservation and green chemicals. CSM has 9,700 employees, serving customers in 28 countries all over the world, generating annual sales of nearly € 3 billion. CSM is listed on NYSE Euronext Amsterdam.
Joined CSM International to expand its existing Bakery Suppliers business in the Russian Federation and other CIS countries.
Targeted industries/markets: Bakery, Confectionery & Pastry, Food Retail (In-store, Out-of-home), Food Service.
- Expedited the initial set up of the new Russian Organization;
- Played a key role in the set up of a local production;
- Investigated opportunities for acquisitions in Russia;
- Ensured substantial growth (volumes&profits) in 2008-2011.