Programme

Russia–USA

25 May, 10:15–11:30
Business Dialogue
Pavilion G, Conference Hall G1

Despite the complications in bilateral political relations, business goes on and is delivering positive results. How are American and Russian companies overcoming the obstacles they face? What strategies have proven to be most effective, and what does the future entail for bilateral economic cooperation?

Moderators
Alexis Rodzianko, President, American Chamber of Commerce in Russia
David Iakobachvili, President, Orion Heritage

Panellists
Bertrand-Marc Allen, President, Boeing International
Matthias Berninger, Vice-President for Public Affairs, Mars Incorporated
Andrey Bugrov, Senior Vice President, Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors, MMC Norilsk Nickel; Vice President, Interros Holding Company CJSC
Victor Vekselberg, President, Skolkovo Foundation
Seifi Ghasemi, Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer, Air Products and Chemicals Inc
Anatoly Karachinsky, President, IBS Group
Dmitriy Pumpyanskiy, Chairman of the Board of Directors, Tube Metallurgical Company (TMK); Chairman of the Board of Directors, Sinara Group
Daniel Russell, President, Chief Executive Officer, US–Russia Business Council (USRBC)
Zakhar Smushkin, Chairman of the Board of Directors, Ilim Group
Markwart Von Pentz, President, Global Tractor Platform, Deere & Company

Front row participants
Kirill Dmitriev, Chief Executive Officer, Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF)
Marcus Symington Montenecourt, Vice President, Managing Director for International Affairs, Amsted Rail Company Inc
Aleksandr Moskalenko, Chairman of the Management Board, EPK JSC
Ashok Rammohan, President for Affiliates in Russia and Belarus, Philip Morris International (PMI)
Sergey Riabokobylko, Chief Executive Officer, Managing Partner, Cushman & Wakefield
James Warlick, Partner, Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners
Alexander Shokhin, President, Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs (RSPP)

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