The American Chamber of Commerce in Russia helds its 14th annual Business & Investment Conference on September 16 on the theme "Russia's Business & Investment Climate: Challenges & Opportunities." A capacity audience of AmCham member company executives attended the event at the Ritz-Carlton in Moscow.
[photograph from left (click to enlarge): Maxim Oreshkin, Ivan Tchakarov, Arkady Dvorkovich, Alexis Rodzianko, Alexey Kudrin, Bob Foresman]
Speakers included Alexis Rodzianko, President & CEO of the American Chamber of Commerce in Russia; Arkady Dvorkovich, RF Deputy Prime Minister; Alexey Kudrin, Dean of the School of Liberal Arts & Sciences, St. Petersburg State University; Bob Foresman, Barclays Group Country Head, Russia; Maxim Oreshkin, Director of the Long-term Strategic Planning Department, RF Ministry of Finance; Ivan Tchakarov, Head of Russia / CIS Economics, Citi Research; Naira Adamian, General Manager of Johnson & Johnson, LLC; Valery Draganov, President of Avtotor Holding; Myron Wasylyk, CEO, Russia, Ukraine, Kazakhstan & CIS, PBN Hill+Knowlton Strategies; Alexander Ivlev, Country Managing Partner for Russia, EY; Vyacheslav Orekhov, Managing Director, SAP CIS; Piotr Galitzine, Chairman, TMK IPSCO; and Dan Russell, President of USRBC.
AmCham thanks major sponsors EY and Nike; and general sponsors DOW, ExxonMobil, International Paper, and PBN Hill+Knowlton Strategies.
Piotr Galitzine, Chairman, TMK IPSCO | TMK and World Energy
Myron Wasylyk, CEO, Russia, Ukraine, Kazakhstan & CIS Countries, PBN Hill+Knowlton Strategies | Managing Corporate Reputation Through Turbulent Times