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Alexander Shokhin

President of the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs

Alexander N. Shokhin was born 25 December, 1951 in the Arkhangelsk Region.

Graduated from the Economical Faculty of the Moscow State University in 1974.  

From 1974 to 1987 he worked with several research institutions associated with the USSR Academy of Sciences, the USSR State Planning Committee and the USSR State Labor Committee.

From 1987-1991 Mr. Shokhin was Economic Adviser to the Minister of Foreign Affairs, and Head of the Department of International Economic Relations of the USSR Ministry of Foreign Affairs. 

Twice, in 1991-1994 and in 1998, he held the post of Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation. In 1991-1994 he also held positions of Minister of Labor, Minister of Economics, Chairman of the Russian Agency for International Cooperation and Development, and Russian governor at the IMF and the World Bank. On behalf of the Russian government he represented Russia in the international negotiations on Soviet-era debt. Additionally, he represented the President of the Russian Federation in Russia's relations with the G7 countries.

From 1994 to 2002 Mr. Shokhin was a Deputy of the State Duma, where he occupied the posts of First Vice Chairman of the State Duma, leader of the Duma party bloc 'Our Home is Russia', Head of the Duma Committee on Credit Institutions and Capital Markets.  

1995 - President of the National Research University – Higher School of Economics, Chairman of the Department for Theory and Practice of Interaction between Business and Government

From 2002 to 2006 Mr. Shokhin was Chairman of the Supervisory Board of the Investment Group "Renaissance Capital".  

Since 2005 – President of the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs.

In 2005 he became a member of the RF Public Chamber and the Chairman of its Commission for Competitiveness, Economic Development and Entrepreneurship Issues.  

2007 – Permanent member of the Russian part of the Russian-French Council on Economic, Financial, Industrial and Trade Matters (CEFIQ)

2008 - President of the RSPP International Council for Cooperation and Investment.

2008 – Chairman of the Coordinating Council of Employers’ Unions of Russia (CCEUR)

2008 – Employers’ Coordinator with the Russian Tripartite Commission on Regulations of Social and Labour Relations

2008 – ‘United Russia’ Supreme Council’s Commissions on Industry and Entrepreneurship

2009 – President of the Russia-US Council on Business Cooperation (RUSBC)

Mr. Shokhin is a member of several deliberative bodies under the Russian President and Government, including the Presidential Commission for Creating Pool of Public Managers, the Prime Minister Council for Competitiveness and Entrepreneurship, the Governmental Commission for Transport and Communications, the Governmental Commission for Administrative Reform, the Commission for Legislative Drafting; Commission for Hi-Tech and Innovations; Commission for Development of Small and Medium Businesses.

Mr. Shokhin is an Independent Board member of several companies including, TNK-BP Ltd., OAO Lukoil, OAO ‘RZhD’ (‘Russian Railways’), OAO TMK.

For his role in the advancement of Russian Industry Mr. Shokhin has been awarded the Order of Merit for Country of the IV Degree. He is also a Companion of Honour and a holder of other honorary distinctions, including the Order of St. Blessed Prince Daniel of Moscow of the II Degree, the Order of St. Blessed Peter and Fevronia of Murom of the I Degree, the Diamond Order of Public Esteem, the Russian Security Council National Security Medal and the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs Contribution to International Cooperation Decoration.

Mr. Shokhin is married and has a son, a daughter and three grandchildren.

Mr. Shokhin is Doctor of Economics, Professor.   

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Шохин Александр Николаевич

Родился 25 декабря 1951 года в Архангельской области. 

В 1974 г. окончил экономический факультет МГУ им. Ломоносова, доктор экономических наук (1989 г.) – профессор (1991г.).

В 1974-1982 гг. работал в Научно-исследовательском экономическом институте Госплана СССР, Научно-исследовательском институте труда Госкомтруда СССР.

В 1982-1987 гг. – заведующий лабораторией Центрального экономико-математического института АН СССР, заведующий лабораторией института народнохозяйственного прогнозирования АН СССР. 

1987-1991 гг. – МИД СССР, помощник министра по экономическим вопросам, начальник управления международных экономических отношений, имеет дипломатический ранг чрезвычайного и полномочного посланника I класса (1991 г.). 

В 1991-1994 гг. – заместитель Председателя Правительства Российской Федерации. Одновременно занимал пост Министра труда и занятости; Министра экономики; Председателя Российского агентства международного сотрудничества и развития. 

В 1998 г. – заместитель Председателя Правительства Российской Федерации по финансово-экономическим вопросам. 

В 1994-2002 гг. – депутат Государственной думы трех созывов. В этот период – первый заместитель Председателя Госдумы, руководитель думской фракции «Наш дом – Россия», председатель комитета Госдумы по кредитным организациям и финансовым рынкам. 

С 1995 г. по н/вр. – Президент Национального исследовательского университета «Высшая школа экономики» (НИУ ВШЭ). Заведующий кафедрой теории и практики взаимодействия бизнеса и власти. 

С 2002 - 2005 гг. – председатель Наблюдательного совета ИГ «Ренессанс Капитал». 

С 2005 г. по 2009 г. - член Общественной палаты РФ. 

С 2005 г. – Президент Российского союза промышленников и предпринимателей. 

Женат, имеет сына и дочь, четырех внуков. 

Академическая деятельность:
Доктор экономических наук, профессор, почетный профессор МГУ;  
Президент Государственного университета - Высшая школа экономики, заведующий кафедрой теории и практики взаимодействия бизнеса и власти ГУ-ВШЭ;
Действительный член Российской академии естественных наук, Российской академии технологических наук, Международной академии информатизации, Международной академии экономики, финансов и права.

Общественная деятельность:
Президент Российского союза промышленников и предпринимателей;
Координатор со стороны работодателей Российской трехсторонней комиссии по регулированию социально-трудовых отношений;
Член Президиума Экономического совета при Президенте РФ;
Член Комиссии при Президенте РФ по государственным наградам;
Член Комиссии при Президенте РФ по мониторингу достижения целевых показателей развития страны;
Член Совета по конкурентоспособности и предпринимательству при Председателе Правительстве РФ;
Член Комиссии Правительства РФ по проведению административной реформы;
Член Комиссии Правительства РФ по законопроектной деятельности;
Член Комиссии Правительства РФ по развитию малого и среднего предпринимательства;
Член Правительственной Комиссии по транспорту;
Член Правительственной Комиссии по охране здоровья граждан;
Член Правительственной Комиссии по инвестиционным проектам, имеющим общегосударственное значение;
Член Бюро высшего совета и Генерального совета Всероссийской политической партии «Единая Россия»;
Член Общественного Совета Министерства экономического развития;
Член Консультативного совета Центрального банка РФ;
Член Центрального штаба Общероссийского   народного фронта;
Председатель российско-китайской палаты по содействию торговле машинно-технической и инновационной продукцией.

 

Управленческая деятельность:

Независимый директор Совета директоров ряда компаний, в т.ч. ОАО «Трубная металлургическая компания».

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Vladimir Kolesnikov

Date of birth – May 8, 1951

Education – higher education, Saratov State University (Saratov), historian;
Diplomatic  Academy of the USSR Foreign Ministry (Moscow), diplomat.

1987 till 1997 – diplomatic service abroad
1998 till 2008 – served on the Russian Federation President’s Administration and in the RF Government; served in the Office of the RF Security Council

2009 to date – ZAO Renova, Deputy Director for GR and international relations, Director of the International Cooperation Department.

Pursuant to his competence, Mr. Kolesnikov supervises and participates in the establishment of close contacts with Russian and foreign business communities, as well as in interacting with national political circles.

Serves as a Deputy Chairman of the Russian part of the Russian-Chinese Chamber for machinery, technology, and innovative project trade facilitation.

Is actively involved in promoting the industry section in cooperating with countries of the region in the field of machinery and technology with a view to developing non-resources trade between APR countries.

Active Class 3 Counselor of state.

Holder of state awards; has been issued a number of commendations by the President of the Russian Federation and Chief of Staff of the Russian Federation President.

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Колесников Владимир Федорович

Дата рождения – 8 мая 1951 года

Образование – высшее, Саратовский государственный университет (г.Саратов) по специальности 
историк;
Дипломатическая Академия МИД СССР (г.Москва), дипломат.

С 1987 по1997 – работа за рубежом на дипломатической службе.
С 1998 по 2008 – работа в Администрации Президента РФ и Правительстве РФ; в Управлении по внешней политике;                
в Аппарате Совета Безопасности РФ.

С 2009 по н/в  -   работа в ЗАО Группа компаний “РЕНОВА”, Заместитель директора по                    
взаимодействию с органами государственной власти и международным                 
отношениям, Директор департамента международного сотрудничества.

 

В рамках своей компетенции осуществляет контроль и участие в работе и подготовке, в установлении тесных контактов с российскими и зарубежными бизнес-сообществами, а также взаимодействии с государственными политическими кругами.

Является Заместителем Председателя российской части Российско-Китайской Палаты по содействию торговли машинно-технической и инновационной продукции.

Принимает активное участие в продвижении отраслевой секции по взаимодействию с государствами региона в машинно-технической сфере с целью развития торговли стран АТР продукцией не сырьевого сектора.

 

Действительный государственный советник 3 класса.

 

Имеет государственные награды, неоднократно объявлялись благодарности Президента Российской Федерации и Руководителя Администрации Президента Российской Федерации.

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Alexey Repik

President of All-Russia Business Association “Delovaya Rossiya” (“Business Russia”), Member of the Public Chamber of the Russian Federation, Chairman of the Board  “R-Pharm”, “Novosibkhimfarm”, “ORTAT”

Born in Moscow, Russia on 27 August 1979.
Graduated from the State University “Higher School of Economics”, Diploma in Economy and Business Administration.
Since 1995 in Healthcare and Pharmaceutics.

R-Pharm Founder. R-Pharm is a Russian high-tech pharmaceutical enterprise founded in 2001 in Moscow. 2013 turnover – over 1,5 bn. USD. Employs over 2800 highly qualified professionals at 40 branches and offices across Russian Federation and the CIS countries. The company is involved in R&D of innovative products and technologies,  production of various ready dosage forms, active pharmaceutical ingredients of the chemical nature and biotechnology substances, market access of modern high-performance pharmaceuticals, cooperation with major international pharmaceutical companies and international universities in the field of drug development and combined clinical trials in Russia, education and training of specialists for pharmaceutical industry and healthcare. The company owns manufacturing sites in Russia (Novosibirsk, Kostromskaya and Moscow regions, Yaroslavl, Rostov-Velikiy), Research and manufacturing centers in Japan, Germany, Turkey and the USA.

Mission of R-Pharm:

  • Creating an international vertically-integrated pharmaceutical company;
  • Increasing the availability of innovative treatment methods for patients in Russia and abroad;
  • Research and development to create innovative domestic medicinal products; 
  • Supporting educational programs for professionals in pharmaceutics and healthcare industries.

Since the establishment of the company at least 75 percent of the company's revenues are being reinvested in the development of corporate infrastructure, production facilities, research efforts and R&D.

Alexey Repik has established and continues investing his efforts and personal funds in training scientific brainpower and highly-qualified healthcare personnel:
The "Scholarship on the development of pharmaceutical industry" project has been developing for 5 years. Within this period more than 500 bright students and promising young specialists from Saint Petersburg, Kazan, Volgograd, Yaroslavl, Tomsk, Kostroma, and Perm received educational grants and had practice at R-Pharms facilities.
In May 2012 the Supervisory Board of the Strategic Initiative Agency on the Development of New Projects under the chairmanship of the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin approved the joint master's program of R-Pharm and Tomsk Polytechnic University named "Academy of pharmaceutical and biotechnological industry".

The company has been implementing an extensive education and training program for talented Russian students and young scientists in Germany, Switzerland, Belgium, the USA, Japan and China.

Social activities:

  • President of All-Russia Business Association “Delovaya Rossiya” (“Business Russia”), actively participating in the improvement of investment climate in the Russian Federation and the establishment of the regional investment standard.
  • Member of the Economic Council under the President of the Russian Federation.
  • Member of the Presidential Council for Priority National Projects and Demographic Policy.
  • Member of the National Council under the President of the Russian Federation for Vocational Qualifications.
  • Member of the Expert Council under the Government of the Russian Federation.
  • Member of the Public Chamber of the Russian Federation, Head of Commission on Investment Climate.
  • Representative (public ombudsman) of the Commissioner of the Presidential Council on the protection of the rights of entrepreneurs on issues related to the protection of the rights of foreign investors.
  • Board-member and Co-chairman of Committee of the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs on pharmaceutical and medical industry.
    Co-Chairman of the National Rating Committee
  • Member of the Public Council under the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation (pharmaceutical, medical equipment and technologies).
  • Member of the Supervisory Board of the Autonomous Nonprofit Organization "Agency for Strategic Initiatives to promote new projects".
  • Head of work group on development of roadmap “Creation of national framework of competences and qualifications” in terms of national business initiative on enhancement of investment climate in Russia.
  • Member of the Expert Board at the Federal Antimonopoly Service of Russia on Competition Development in Social Sphere and Healthcare.
  • Member of the Association of Russian Pharmaceutical Manufacturers.
  • Member of the Board of the Managers' Association.
  • Head of all-Russian public organization "Russian Association of Public Oversight"

International activities:

  • Supervises the international activities of the All-Russia Business Association “Delovaya Rossiya” (“Business Russia”).
  • Active participant of the BRICS Business Summits, intergovernmental commissions on economic cooperation between Russia and Japan, Germany, France, Belgium, Switzerland and the ASEAN countries.
  • Initiator of several international investment forums (Russia - Japan, Russia - Singapore) and multicountry business missions (Indonesia, Malaysia, Germany, Japan, India, etc.).
  • Participant and partner of the International Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Association, Japan ROTOBO association, Russian-German Chamber of Commerce, the Swiss Biotech association.

 

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Репик Алексей Евгеньевич

Президент Общероссийской общественной организации «Деловая Россия», Член Общественной палаты РФ, Председатель Совета директоров ЗАО «Р-Фарм», ОАО «Новосибхимфарм», фармацевтического комплекса ЗАО «ОРТАТ»

 

Родился 27 августа 1979 г. в Москве.

В 2003 году окончил Национальный исследовательский университет  «Высшая школа экономики» по специальности «Экономика и управление предприятием».
С 1995 года работает в области здравоохранения и фармацевтики.

Основатель российской высокотехнологичной фармацевтической компании «Р-Фарм». Компания насчитывает свыше 2800 сотрудников, имеет несколько производственных площадок по выпуску активных фармацевтических субстанций химической и биотехнологической природы, а также готовых лекарственных форм, широкую сеть филиалов и представительств, собственные и партнерские исследовательские проекты в России и за рубежом.  Компания работает на всей территории Российской Федерации,  странах СНГ, США, Германии, Японии, Турции и Индии. Основными направлениями деятельности являются: производство готовых лекарственных форм, активных фармацевтических ингредиентов химической природы и биотехнологических субстанций, исследования и разработка инновационных препаратов и технологий, вывод на российский рынок современных высокоэффективных лекарственных средств, обучение и подготовка специалистов для фарминдустрии и здравоохранения. В структуру входят фармацевтические комплексы, расположенные в Ярославле, Костромской области, Новосибирске, Германии и производство активных фармацевтических субстанций в Ростове. Компания реализует стратегические партнерства в области разработки и производства инновационных лекарственных средств с крупнейшими фармацевтическими компаниями США, Швейцарии, Германии, Франции, Японии, Индии, Китая.

С 2012 года является активным членом Общероссийской общественной организации «Деловая Россия». В сентябре 2014 года избран президентом организации. «Деловая Россия» - объединение предпринимателей реального сектора российской экономики для содействия развитию в России свободного конкурентного рынка, отечественного производства, справедливой и эффективной рыночной социальной системы, становлению «среднего класса» - класса новых российских собственников.

 

Прочие должности:

  • Член Общественной палаты РФ, Председатель комиссии по вопросам инвестиционного климата.
  • Член Экономического совета при Президенте РФ.
  • Член Экспертного совета при Правительстве РФ.
  • Член Наблюдательного совета Автономной некоммерческой организации «Агентство стратегических инициатив по продвижению новых проектов».
  • Сопредседатель Национального рейтингового комитета.
  • Представитель (общественный омбудсмен) Уполномоченного при Президенте РФ по защите прав предпринимателей по вопросам, связанным защитой прав иностранных инвесторов.
  • Заместитель Председателя Совета по развитию биотехнологий, фармацевтической и медицинской промышленности при Комитете Государственной Думы по промышленности.
  • Член Национального совета при Президенте Российской Федерации по профессиональным квалификациям
  • Член общественного совета Минпромторга РФ, руководитель Рабочей группы по фармацевтике, медицинской технике и технологиям.
  • Член Координационного совета в сфере обращения лекарственных средств и медицинских изделий при Министерстве здравоохранения РФ.
  • Член Экспертного совета при ФАС России по развитию конкуренции в социальной сфере и здравоохранении.
  • Руководитель рабочей группы по разработке Дорожной карты «Создание национальной системы компетенций и квалификаций» в рамках Национальной Предпринимательской Инициативы по улучшению инвестиционного климата в России.
  • Сопредседатель Комиссии РСПП по фармацевтической и медицинской промышленности.
  • В составе Ассоциации Российских Фармацевтических Производителей (АРФП) содействует развитию и повышению конкурентоспособности отечественной фармацевтической отрасли.
  • Первым из представителей российских фармацевтических компаний принят в состав AIPM (Ассоциации международных фармацевтических производителей).
  • Оказывает активную поддержку образовательным, социальным,  культурным и спортивно-оздоровительным проектам в России.
  • Отмечен Благодарственным письмом Президента РФ, Благодарственным письмом Председателя Правительства РФ, имеет награды субъектов РФ.

 

Женат, воспитывает дочь.

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Business Climate

National web-sites on foreign investment attraction

Australia 
Invest in Australia 
Australian Foreign Investment Guide  

Bangladesh
Board of Investment Bangladesh (BOI)

Bhutan
Single Window for IT/ITES Investment in Bhutan

Brunei
Brunei Investment Agency (information at Brunei Ministry of Finance web-site)

Cambodia 
Council for the Development of Cambodia, CIB & CSEZB  

Canada
Invest in Canada 

Chile
Foreign Investment Committee

China
Invest in China 

Cook Islands
Investment in the Cook Islands

Costa Rika
Costa Rican Investment Promotion Agency (CINDE)

East Timor
Invest In East Timor

Ecuador 
PRO ECUADOR

Fiji
Investment Fiji
Fiji Trade and Investment 

Guatemala
Invest in Guatemala

Honduras
Invest in Honduras 

Hong Kong
Invest Hong Kong

Indonesia
Indonesia Investment Coordinating Board (BKPM)
Invest in Indonesia (information at Ministry of Foreign Affairs of  Indonesia web-site)

Japan
Investing in Japan (information at JETRO web-site)
Invest Japan. Foreign Direct Investment Promotion 
Invest Japan! (information at Ministry of Foreign Affairs web-site)
Japan Investment Council

Kiribati
Foreign Investment Promotion (information at Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Cooperatives of Kiribati web-site)

Korea
Invest in Korea 
Invest in Korea (information at Korea Trade-Investment Promotion Agency)

Laos
Investment Promotion Department (Ministry of Planning and Investment)
Investment Opportunity and Procedures  (information at Lao National Chamber of Commerce and Industry web-site)
Macao
Macao Trade and Investment Promotion Institute (IPIM)

Malaysia
Malaysian Investment Development Authority (MIDA) 
Invest Kuala Lumpur

Marshall Islands
Economy and Investing

Mauritius
Board of Investment
Mexico
Mexico Investment Map (MIM)
Invest in Mexico

Micronesia
Foreign Investment (information at Government of Federal States of Micronesia web-site)
Investment Guide 

Mongolia
Invest Mongolia 

Myanmar
Invest in Myanmar 

Nepal
Invest Nepal 
Investment Board Nepal 

New Zealand
Invest in New Zealand
Invest in New Zealand

Nicaragua 
PRONicaragua

Niue
InvesNiue

Pakistan
Board of Investment

Panama
Invest in Panama 

Papua - New Guinea
Investment Promotion Authority 

Peru
Private Investment Promotion Agency 
Proinversión

Philippines
Invest Philippines

Russia
Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF)
Russian Investment Map
"INVEST IN RUSSIA" - Russian Investment Agency

Salvador 
Export and Investment Promotion Agency of El Salvador (PROESA)

Samoa
Industry Development & Investment Promotion Division (IDIPD)

Singapore
Singapore Economic Development Board
Doing Business in Singapore

Solomon Islands
Foreign Investment Division
Seeking Investment (information at Solomon Islands Chamber of Commerce and Industry web-site)

Sri Lanka
Board of Investment of Sri Lanka
Opportunity Sri Lanka

Thailand
Thailand Board of Investment (BOI)

Tonga
Why invest in Tonga?
Invest in Tonga

US
Doing Business in the USA

Vanuatu
Vanuatu Investment Promotion Authority (VIPA)

Vietnam
Vietnam Investment Review
Invest in Vietnam 

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Priority areas of work of the National Coordination Center for Developing Economic Cooperation with the Countries of Asia-Pacific Region for 2015

The work of the National Coordination Center will focus on providing support Russian companies` promotion in the Asia-Pacific markets and assistance in attracting investment from Asia-Pacific into the Russian business projects. To implement this goal the National Coordination Center will carry out the following activities:

1. Informational, analytical and expert activities

1.1. Defining and specifying the priority areas of its work by countries, multilateral formats and spheres on the basis of consultations with its members, other interested companies, business associations as well as governmental authorities, taking into account bilateral and multilateral cooperation agenda.

1.2. Involving Russian companies, bilateral business councils and associations, as well as other interested institutions, in particular from Siberia and the Far East, into its activities.

1.3. Establishing collaboration with similar business centers in the Asia-Pacific countries, as well as centers for Asia-Pacific and regional institutions research in Asia-Pacific.

1.4. Coordinating its work with the Committee for Cooperation with Asia-Pacific Countries under the Council for External Economic Activity under the Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation.

1.5. Drafting recommendations on state support of Russian companies’ business activities in Asia-Pacific region for the Ministry of Economic Development of Russia and other relevant governmental authorities.

1.6. Establishing the web-site of the National Coordination Center as a main information source on business cooperation with Asia-Pacific and resource for stimulating trade and investment with Asia-Pacific countries and cooperation with multilateral fora. The web-site available in Russian and English will provide information for Russian business community on cooperation perspectives with Asia-Pacific and for Asia-Pacific business community on investment perspectives in Russia, thus promoting a favorable climate for successful business development in Russia and Asia-Pacific countries, increasing competitiveness and consolidating positive reputation.

1.7. Carrying out of scientific research meeting the needs of the Russian business, such as: analysis of Asia-Pacific markets, search for possible niches for Russian companies` products, identification of the most perspective cooperation areas. The plan of research will be developed according to the National Coordination Center members’ requests. Research and expert institutions will be involved on a competitive basis.

1.8. Carrying out research that cover the whole region or several Asia-Pacific countries, for example, a complex study of the biggest integration projects in the region, including Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and Pacific Alliance, and analysis of economic effect of possible accession to the Asia-Pacific free trade zone.

1.9. Interaction with the Russian Center for APEC Studies on:

  • Preparing analytical and informational materials on Asia-Pacific economic development trends on the whole and APEC current activities in particular.
  • Holding joint round tables on various key APEC themes in a “science – business – state” format.
  • Elaborating and promoting joint initiatives on the main APEC track taking into account the existing APEC protocol.
  • Supporting Russian projects in APEC.

2. Multilateral cooperation

2.1. Cooperating and elaborating a common position with the ministries and other authorities in charge of coordinating work in multilateral Asia-Pacific institutions. Engagement with governmental authorities aimed at reflecting at most the interests of business in Russian proposals to the agendas and decisions of these institutions.

2.2. Working with countries chairing Asia-Pacific multilateral institutions in 2015 on the priorities of these institutions (APEC – Philippines, ASEAN – Malaysia, Greater Tumen Initiative – Korea). Analyzing the interests of the Russian business in implementing the priorities and engaging in the activities of these institutions. Organizing the discussion and coordination of Russian businesses’ positions on draft documents and decisions of multilateral institutions. Promoting the inclusion of the priorities of the Russian business into the Asia-Pacific business agenda.

2.3. Coordinating the elaboration and promotion of the Russian businesses` positions on economic cooperation and trade issues within international fora in Asia-Pacific.

2.4. Collaborating with the working bodies of business and interstate fora, in particular Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC), Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), Greater Tumen Initiative (GTI), etc.

2.5. Establishing contacts with Mongolian business structures responsible for organizing business events at the ASEM summit, promoting the participation of a broad Russian delegation in these events.

2.6. Cooperating with the Russian members of APEC Business Advisory Council (ABAC) and APEC Secretariat for promoting the interests of the Russian business in this forum. Promoting the appointment of Russian representatives as chairs and co-chairs of the ABAC working groups (Russia is the only APEC member whose representatives do not chair or co-chair any ABAC working groups).

2.7. Supporting the complementarity and coordination of efforts of all companies, organizations and governmental authorities, participating in APEC work on National Coordination Center`s priorities.

2.8. Engaging with foreign partners involved in business formats within Asia-Pacific multilateral institutions for promoting common priorities and projects.

2.9. Analyzing the perspectives of Russian businesses participation in the ESCAP`s Business Advisory Council (EBAC) and more active engagement in the GTI Business Advisory Council ((BAC GTI)).

3. Bilateral cooperation

3.1. Promoting the appointment of National Coordination Center`s representatives as members of intergovernmental commissions, business councils, joint working groups, associations and other permanent and temporary interstate bodies responsible for cooperation with Asia-Pacific countries.

3.2. Participating in the formation of delegations of entrepreneurs participating in the official state visits and working trips of the President of Russia, Prime Minister of Russia and his deputies, and Russian ministers to Asia-Pacific countries.

3.3. Promoting the participation of National Coordination Center`s members in business missions organized by the Ministry of Economic Development of Russia in Asia-Pacific. Stimulating other Russian companies to participate in business missions.

3.4. Promoting the participation of Russian entrepreneurs in business fora held in Asia-Pacific countries or devoted to this region: Boao Forum for Asia (China), World Economic Forum on East Asia (Indonesia), Northeast Asia Economic Forum, Latin Asia Business Forum (Singapore), Asia Business Forum (London), Asia Economic Forum (Cambodia), Pacific Economic Cooperation Council.

3.5. Providing PR, marketing and informational support for Russian business in Asia-Pacific.

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Konstantin Panin

Prior to joining Summa Group in 2011, Konstantin Panin managed the office for Russia and the CIS for APCO Worldwide, an international public affairs firm.

From 2007-2009, Mr. Panin was deputy CEO of Basic Element, and from 2005-2007 he served as vice president for government and business relations at Shell Russia.

Between 1999 and 2005, Konstantin Panin held management positions in corporate affairs at Philip Morris International in Switzerland, Kazakhstan, and South Korea. Between 1995 and 1999, Mr. Panin served as a public-affairs and government-relations consultant to international corporations working in Russia.

He began his professional career as a freelance reporter at the Komsomolets newspaper in Rostov-na-Donu.

Konstantin Panin graduated from the Department of Journalism of Moscow State University, and earned a master’s degree at the Graduate School of Political Management at George Washington University, Washington D.C., USA.

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Панин Константин Александрович

 

До прихода в Группу «Сумма» в 2011 году Константин возглавлял российский офис консультационной компании APCO Worldwide (США), оказывающей услуги в области связей с общественностью корпорациям, правительствам и государственным организациям по всему миру. 

В 2007-2009 Константин работал заместителем Генерального директора компании «Базовый Элемент» по связям с общественностью, а в 2005-2007 был Вице-Президентом компании «Шелл» по вопросам взаимодействия с органами государственной власти и деловым сообществом Российской Федерации. 

Более шести лет (1999-2005) Константин занимал руководящие должности в подразделениях «Филипп Моррис Интернешнл» в Швейцарии, Казахстане и Ю. Корее, а до этого (1995-1999) консультировал международные корпорации по вопросам связей с общественностью и взаимодействия с органами государственной власти Российской Федерации. Ранее работал журналистом, начав с должности внештатного корреспондента в газете «Комсомолец» Ростова-на-Дону.

Константин Панин закончил факультет журналистики МГУ и Высшую школу политического Управления им. Джорджа Вашингтона (The Graduate School of Political Management), г.Вашингтон, США.

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