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Ekaterina Pronicheva
Ekaterina Pronicheva
General Director of JSC “VDNH”

In 2000 Ekaterina Pronicheva graduated from the Law Faculty of Moscow State University named after M.V. Lomonosov, in 2011 graduated from the Faculty of Arts of the Moscow State University.

From 1997 till 2010 she worked as a lawyer in “Rosgosstrakh”, UST, “Gazprom” and practiced law.

In March 2012 she became the first deputy head of the Department of Culture of Moscow. In December 2013 she was appointed as the head of the Department of Cultural Heritage of Ministry of Cultural Affairs of the Russian Federation.

Since April 2014 Ekaterina Pronicheva has been working as the first Deputy General Director of JSC “VDNH”.

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Elizaveta Borisovna Buyanova
Elizaveta Borisovna Buyanova
VDNH First Deputy Director General

She graduated from the faculty of law at Lomonosov Moscow State University in 2002. In 2012, she graduated from the faculty of state administration at Lomonosov Moscow State University. She received additional education in the field of crisis management at the Russian Law Academy under the Ministry of Justice of the Russian Federation in 2016.

From 1999 to 2003 she was employed by the Moscow Stock Exchange and Moscow Department of Finance as a lawyer.

From 2003 to 2016 during her work at the Agency for Mortgage and Housing Credit Group, she was promoted from legal advisor to Deputy Director General for Legal Issues. Her area of responsibility as Deputy Director General covered issues on strategy development, legal protection, purchasing and operations of the company.

In August 2016 she was appointed as VDNH First Deputy Director General.

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Dmitry Mikhailov
Dmitry Mikhailov
VDNH First Deputy Director General

He graduated from the faculty of international relations at Saint Petersburg State University in 2001.

From 2001 to 2003, he held the position of event manager at Monomax. From 2003, he also worked as marketing manager at the same company, where he was in charge of communications with the International Congress and Convention Association. That same year, he completed an internship at the Congress Bureau of Stockholm, Gothenburg and Uppsala.

From 2005 to 2006, he worked as marketing manager at OSV Consulting Group.

In 2006, he held the position of Commercial Director at Restec Congress.

From 2007, he served as Development Director at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum Fund. In 2009, he was transferred to the position of the First Deputy Director of the Fund. From 2011 to 2014, he was engaged in actively promoting the Fund.

From 2012 to 2014, he studied at TRIUM Global Executive MBA and received a diploma of Master of Business Administration.

He moved to the ACIG Group of Companies in 2014 as Marketing Director. He headed the AMS Communication Group incorporated in ACIG Group of Companies as Executive Director. At the same time, as a Senior Editor he was engaged in the development of Strategy magazine, published by AMS Communication Group.

He was appointed VDNH First Deputy Director General in 2016.

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Olga Papadina
Olga Papadina
Deputy General Manager of JSC "VDNH"

In 2004 she graduated from the Moscow State Open Pedagogical University with a degree of "Philologist and Orientalist".

From 2003 to 2006 she worked at the publishing house of "Afisha". From October 2012 to July 2015 she was employed as the head of the autonomous non-profit organization "Moscow Urban Forum" (founded by the Government of Moscow). During her work there were three global urban forums organized with the participation of official delegations and experts from the world metropolises; there were also city festivals held. Under the auspices of the Moscow Urban Forum there were held several interdisciplinary research projects, publishing program was launched, periodical ”Urban Agenda” was put out, and the program of regional city conferences was realized etc.

Since September 2015 Olga Papadina has been working as a Deputy General Manager of JSC "VDNH". She supervises the development affairs.

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Vladimir Kochubey
Vladimir Kochubey
Deputy General Manager of JSC "VDNH"

In 1992 Vladimir graduated from the Higher Komsomol School of the Central Committee of All-Union Leninist Young Communist League.

In 2004 he became a graduate of the Russian Academy of Public Administration under the President of the Russian Federation with the degree in "State and Municipal Management".

Vladimir is a candidate of Historical Sciences; the subject of his dissertation is "Entrepreneurship and Industrial Policy in Russia: History and Modernity".

He is also the author of several publications on the analysis of the state policy in the sphere of industry and economic integration in the post-Soviet space. Vladimir Kochubey has state awards received during his service in the Armed Forces.

From 1996 to 2008 he was in the executive team of and managed a number of investment and engineering companies. From 2008 he held executive positions in OJSC "Mining and Metallurgical Company " Norilsk Nickel", State Public Institution “Joint Directorate "Mosgorpark". During the work there under his leadership there were realized a number of big energy and urban development programs.

In September 2015 Vladimir Kochubey was appointed a Deputy General Manager of JSC “VDNH”. He supervises the structural department of asset complex and of information technology operation.

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Alexander Yakovlev
Alexander Yakovlev
Deputy General Director of JSC "VDNH"

In 1997 Alexander Yakovlev graduated from Moscow University of Consumer Cooperation where specialized in “Economics and Management in trade and public catering” and got a qualification of economist.

Alexander has 15 years of experience in the field of economic and information security. He worked on executive positions in this sphere in “Povolzhskoye OVK” Bank, Joint Stock Company “Russian Railways”, “SVK Invest” LLC.

Since May 2014 Alexander Yakovlev is a Deputy General Director of JSC “VDNH” and is in charge of the security matters.

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Dmitry Babkin
Dmitry Babkin
Commercial Director of JSC “VDNH”

In 2004 Dmitry Babkin graduated from Moscow Institute of International Economic Relations where he specialized in “Accounting, analysis and audit”. In 2009 he graduated from the Academic Law Institute with the degree in “Jurisprudence”.

In 1997 he started working in the financial departments of different business organizations. From 2004 till 2007 he was working in the executive branch of Sakhalin Region as a Deputy Chairman of the Committee of the economy, and then he was appointed as a Deputy Head of the Delegation of the Sakhalin Region in Moscow. Since 2008 he was working at executive positions at JSC “Ural Industrial - Ural Polar”, JSC “Oboronstroy”, JSC “Russian Railways - Development of Railway Stations”.

In May 2014 Dmitry Babkin is a Commercial Director of JSC “VDNH”.

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Alexander Egorov
Alexander Egorov
Technical Director of JSC “VDNH”

In 1978 Alexander Egorov graduated from Moscow Institute of Railway Engineers. He began his career at the Department of Automated Control Systems of the Institute.

Since the early 1980s he has been working at the VDNH. He has gone a long way from a senior engineer in the Office of the Technical Operations to the Deputy Director General.

Since 2012 Alexander Egorov is a Technical Director of JSC “VDNH”.

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Ekaterina Aleksandrovna Mochalina
Ekaterina Aleksandrovna Mochalina
Head of the Department of Museum-Exhibition, Educational and Excursions Activity at VDNH

She graduated from the Penza State Pedagogical University with a major in journalism and philology in 2007.

She graduated from the Penza State Pedagogical University with a major in journalism and philology in 2007.

From 2007 to 2010, she was employed by the Winzavod Contemporary Art Centre.

From 2010 till 2012, she managed a range of projects in the field of contemporary culture.

From 2012 to 2014, she held the position of Director for Projects at Marka Agency (Director for urban projects: Night at the Museum, City Day, the Best City on the Earth etc.).

Since June 2014, she has been a member of the VDNH team.

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Anna Vyacheslavovna Yarmosh
Anna Vyacheslavovna Yarmosh

In 2005, she graduated from the Moscow State University of Services Studies with a major in sociology. In 2010, she graduated from the Moscow Academy of Finance and Law with a major in law.

From 2000 to 2004, she was employed by Dermatovenerologic Dispensary No. 27 in the North-West Administrative District as a computer operator.

From 2004 to 2007, she held the position of chief specialist, team manager and head of department in the Prefecture of the Central Administrative District of Moscow at the Likom Center State Unitary Enterprise.

From 2007 to 2008, she worked as a chief specialist and advisor of the State Civil Service in the Prefecture of the Central Administrative District of the Moscow Government.

From 2012 to 2015, she worked as a specialist, deputy head of department and head of department in the Moscow State Public Institution at the Joint Directorate for Development of Parks of Culture and Rest.

Since 2015, she has been employed by VDNH, holding the position of Head of the Administrative Department.

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Elena Sergeevna Makletsova
Elena Sergeevna Makletsova
Head of the Department for Operations and Property Complex at VDNH

In 2008, she graduated from the Moscow State University of Technologies and Management with a major in crisis management and was awarded the qualification of economist-manager. In 2012, she graduated from the International Law Institute with major in law in 2012.

From 2005 to 2006, he worked as an accountant at Kopos.

From 2006 to 2009, he worked as a cashier, accountant and estimator-engineer at United Bank of Development.

From 2009 to 2011, he was an estimator at Kopos Engineering and Technical Centre.

From 2011 to 2012, he worked as an estimator-engineer at Kub-Stroy.

From 2012 to 2013, he worked as an estimator-engineer at SpetsMontazhStroy.

In 2013, he worked as an estimator-engineer at Engeocom Association.

From 2013 to 2014, he was employed by BaltStroy as an estimator-engineer.

Since 2014, he has been a member of the VDNH team.

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Anton Nikolaevich Kara
Anton Nikolaevich Kara
Head of the Realtor Department at VDNH

He holds a master's degree from the faculty of International Business and Business Administration at the Moscow State Institute of International Relations under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation.

From 2008 to 2010, he was engaged in major developer projects.

From 2010 to 2014, he worked on the Organising Committee of the XXII Winter Olympics and XI Winter Paralympics Sochi 2014, and he held the position of Director for Olympic and Paralympic villages, in which more than 6,000 athletes and members of delegations were accommodated.

He was awarded the medal of the First Class Order of Merit for the Motherland and certificates of gratitude from the Russian Federation President and the Minister of Sports.

Since December 2014, he has been a member of the VDNH team.

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Aleksandra Vladimirovna Lavrova
Aleksandra Vladimirovna Lavrova
Head of the Department for Strategic Marketing and Partnerships at VDNH

In 2002, she graduated from Lomonosov Moscow State University with a major in history and specialization in the teaching of history (with knowledge of English).

From 1997 to 1998, she was employed by the Russian Information Agency "Novosti" as a correspondent-trainee and by Moscow Business World as a specialist.

From 2001 to 2003, she worked as an assistant to the photography editor at Conde Nast.

From 2003 to 2006, she was employed by Fashion Press as a photography editor.

From 2006 to 2013, she was employed by Conde Nast as a photography editor and brand manager.

From 2013 to 2015, she was employed by the Moscow Urban Forum under the Moscow Government holding the position of Director for Marketing, PR and Partnerships.

She has been employed by VDNH since 2016.

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Sergey Petrovich Efimov
Sergey Petrovich Efimov
Head the Department for Information Technology at VDNH

In 1990, he graduated from Moscow State Institute of Culture and was awarded the qualification of librarian-bibliographer.

From 1977 to 1979, he worked as a CC senior operator and technical expert at the All-Union Scientific Research Institute for the Study of Demand for Consumer Goods and Trade at the USSR Ministry of Trade.

From 1979 to 1984, he worked as a lab assistant at Department No. 27 at the Central Scientific Research Institute of Informatics of Technical and Economic Studies of Atomic Engineering Science.

From 1986 to 2003, he worked as a senior lab specialist of the department; department engineer, category two engineer, category one engineer, chief engineer of the department, head of department and deputy head of department at the All-Union Central Scientific Research Institute of Informatics of Technical and Economic Studies of Atomic Engineering Science.

From 2003 to 2008, he held the position of Deputy Director of the Department of Information Resources, Director of Department of Information Technologies, Deputy Head of Directorate and Head of Directorate at VVTs.

From 2008 to 2009, he worked as a department head at Home Credit and Finance Bank.

Since 2009, he has been employed by VDNH as the Head of the Department of Information Technology.

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Lyudmila Rusinova
Lyudmila Rusinova
Head of the Department of CIS Countries Cooperation and Foreign Relations of JSC “VDNH”

In 1980 Luydmila Rusinova graduated from the faculty of "International Economic Relations" of Moscow State Institute of International Relations.

From 1970 to 2009 she worked in the federal executive authorities (Ministry of Foreign Trade, Ministry of Economic Development, and Ministry of Industry). She coordinated the work of the exhibition, trade fair and congress activity in the Russian Federation being Executive Secretary of the Russian Government Commission on the exhibition activity.

In August 2009 Lyudmila was appointed as the Head of the Department of Exhibition Activity planning and Support of JSC “VDNH”.

Since November 2012 Lyudmila Rusinova is the Head of the Department CIS Countries Cooperation and Foreign Relations of JSC “VDNH” as well as the Executive Director of the Interstate Council for Exhibition, Trade Fair and Congress Activity of the CIS countries.

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Valentina Petrovna Morozova
Valentina Petrovna Morozova
Chairman of the VDNH Labour Union

In 1974, she graduated from Moscow Forest Technical Institute with a major in automation and telemechanics.

She received a candidate of sciences degree in pedagogical science on February 8, 2002.

She has been employed by VDNH since February 1987. She was promoted from the head of the Department of Social Service and Development of VDNH USSR to deputy head of the Directorate for Work with Personnel and Social Policy at VDNH.

She is currently the Chairman of the VDNH trade union organization at the All-Russian Labour Union of Workers of RF State Institutions and Public Services; Deputy Head of the Department for HR Management and Social Policy at VDNH; and head of the Department for Social Policy and Personnel Development.

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