SEVEN ARMENIANS AMONG TOP 1000 RUSSIAN MANAGERS IN 2013 RANKING
YEREVAN, September 20. /ARKA/. Seven top executives of Armenian descent who run Russia’s companies have found themselves among top 1000 Russian managers in Kommersant newspaper and the Russian Managers Association’s 2013 ranking.
Armenian top managers run commercial banks, machine-building plants, insurance, transport, financial and chemical companies.
Rosgosstrakh President Daniil Khachaturov is topping the subgroup Insurance. He is the only Armenian-descent manager placed atop. Sergey Sarkisov, chairman of the RESO-Garantia directorial board came second in the same category.
Mikhail Poghosyan, the president of the United Aircraft Corporation, ranked second in the Machine Engineering category.
Other Armenians, ranked third in different categories – Artyom Kostandyan, the chairman of Promsvyazbank, in the Commercial Banks category, UTair CEO Andrey Martirosov in the Transport category, Russian Venture Company CEO Igor Agamirzyan in the Finance category and Patrik Aganyan, the head of Sanofi Eurasian Region the CEO of Sanofi Russia, in the Chemical Industry.
Besides, Ruben Vardanyan, co-chairman of Sberbank CIB, is included in the list of 25 business leaders along with Sberbank President German Gref, RUSAL CEO Oleg Deripaska, VTB24 President Mikhail Zadornov, Kaspersky Labs CEO Eugene Kaspersky, Gazprom Board Chairman Alexey Miller, Rosneft President Igor Sechin and Russian Railway Vladimir Yakunin.
In composing this rating, Kommersant newspaper and the Russian Managers Association were
guided by the principle The Best Chose the Best – top managers and executives rate each other.
The rating has 16 categories – information technologies, commercial banks, forestry and wood processing industry, machine building, media business, multi-field holdings, professional services, communications and telecommunications, service and production of consumer goods, insurance, construction, trade, transport, finance, chemical industry, energy and fuel complex. ---0---