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Highlights from the Russian CFO Summit 2014
Strategy Gurus 2015
Russian CFO Summit
Amongst 2015 confirmations:
Lyudmila Smirnova Chief Financial Officer Tele2 Russia
Andrey Ilyin Chief Financial Officer EuroChem
Victor Belyakov CFO & Member of Executive Board FESCO
Mikhail Stiskin Senior Vice President, Finance & Strategy Polyus Gold
400+ CFOs annually
Russian CFO Summit
Top CFOs participate every year
Russian CFO

Over 50% of speakers are new each year! 2014 list included Freight One, Federal Passenger Company, MMK, Gazprom-Media, A5 Pharmacy Chain, Lysva MC, Sodrugestvo, MRTS & TransTeleCom...

400+ attendees each year: 

The CFOs of leading companies from 30+ Russian regions and cities and from abroad and from the widest range of industries

The CFO Summit Masterclass:
Tackles a highly topical issue in-depth over the course of a full day. The 2014 Masterclass was dedicated to Beyond Budgeting

Russian CFO Summit: Russia’s leading gathering of senior finance professionals

Addressing the key issues impacting the work of the CFO in Russia

In-depth research is being undertaken with the CFO community to ensure that the 2015 Summit programme meets the exact requirements of attendees.  Key topics for debate will include:  The macroeconomic outlook and its impact on the role of the CFO; Key means to cust costs and maintain liquidity; The strategic role of the CFO - why your viewpoint is more important than ever; The CFO as a business partner; Driving your team to deliver the required results; Interacting with key internal and external stakeholders; Forecasting and budgeting; Taxation; Capital markets and raising finance in the current climate; M&A; IFRS; Treasury and cash management; New approaches to Risk management; Optimising business processes; Transfer Pricing and much more.

Latest 2015 Summit News

  •  The 2015 CFO Summit Interview: Mikhail Lukashevich, Editor-in-Chief, CFO-Russia, interviews Grigory Fedorishin, CFO, NLMK Group
  • 3 of Russia’s most admired strategic thinkers confirm that they will deliver guest presentations: Vladimir Preobrazhensky, Director of Research at SKOLKOVO; Evgeny Plaksenkov, Head of Chair “Finance, Payments & e-Commerce” at SKOLKOVO, and former CFO and CEO of MIEL Group and Stanislav Shekshnia, Professor of Entrepreneurship at INSEAD
  • A Panel Discussion on “The Current Requirements From The CFO”, featuring several of the most high profile CFOs in Russia, including Victor Belyakov, CFO, FESCO, and moderated by Vladimir Preobrazhensky
  • The ever-popular Lyudmila Smirnova, CFO of Tele2 Russia, plans to share with you a case study of a major ERP implementation project that is just being concluded. Lyudmila will share lessons learned on how to choose software and integrator, how to avoid project management bottlenecks and so much more; 
  • Pavel Malyi, Deputy Chairman & CFO of Sibur, joins us as a speaker for the first time and will provide a fascinating insight into how the company has  adjusted its financing requirements and evolved relations with its international banking partners due to the current market situation; 
  • We welcome back the most popular and respected CFOs to the speaker faculty, including Sergey Sulimov (MMK), Elena Milinova (X5 Retail Group), Sergey Karataev (Freight One), Nikolay Solomon (Rosatom), Mikhail Stiskin (Polyus Gold) and Anton Vishanenko (Uralkali); 
  • As always we will provide a spotlight on ‘rising stars’ within the CFO community. You will hear from the likes of Ilya Soloviy of Bistrodengi and Igor Furnosov of Essence Development;

The annual meeting place for the Russian CFO community!

The Adam Smith Russian CFO Summit is the largest and longest-running annual meeting for the CFO community in Russia, bringing together senior finance executives from across the country and beyond and providing a unique opportunity to benchmark, share experience and best practice and discuss the latest developments in the profession.

3 day event   A 3-day main programme filled with interactive formats, panel discussions, debates, live interviews and plenary and parallel sessions, packed with original viewpoints and innovative case studies;
speakers   A 60-strong speaker faculty features the most respected and admired CFOs from Russia and abroad. Each year the speaker panel is carefully and equally balanced between the most well-established members of the CFO community and new figures who are quickly establishing their names amongst their peers. In 2014, as usual, over 50% of the speakers or companies were brand new to the Summit;
Join us   Over 400 attendees annually drawn from the widest range of industries and from across Russia and beyond. They recognise that the Russian CFO Summit provides a unique and invaluable opportunity to meet with their peers and discuss common challenges.

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(updated 28 June 2015)

Don't just take our word for it..

"Excellent platform to exchange opinions and to view yourself and your activities through the prism of your peers"
Andrei Cheremnykh
Head of the Finance DepartmentPNG-GSM
"A meeting place for inspiration"
Christopher Cooke
Chief Financial OfficerSyngenta

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