Telecommunications Partner
Governors’ Club General Partner
Governors’ Club Partners
Organization Partners
Special Organization Partner
Official Water of the Forum
Presentation Area Partners
Information Security Partner
Social Track Partner
Volunteer Programme Partner
General partner of the Forum Gala Opening Reception on behalf of the Organizing Committee
Telecommunications Partner

MegaFon is Russian integrated telecommunications operator that holds leading positions in the telecommunications market. The company and its subsidiaries operate across Russia’s regions and in Abkhazia, South Ossetia and Tajikistan. As of the end of 2018, the company had more than 75.445 million subscribers.

MegaFon is an innovation leader and has the most saturated infrastructure of any Russian operator. This infrastructure includes 227,961 base stations, 87,611 of which use LTE.

MegaFon was the first Russian operator to roll out 3G, 4G, LTE and LTE Advanced and is spearheading the development of 5G. MegaFon was one of the first in the world to launch a commercial Gigabit LTE network. In 2017, MegaFon set an absolute mobile internet speed record in Russia, demonstrating 5G speeds of 35 GB/s. It also obtained permission from the state commission for frequencies to create test 5G zones at the FIFA World Cup 2018.

The company traditionally pays special attention to connection quality and offers subscribers the fastest internet. MegaFon has been recognised by Ookla for the Fastest Mobile Internet Network in Russia.

MegaFon is actively engaged in the state Digital Economy program and is creating integrated solutions for government and business and rolling out new technologies across Russia. Agreements have already been reached with administrations in the Ulyanovsk, Pskov, Novgorod, Ryazan, Tula and Saratov regions, among others, as well as with the St Petersburg government and the Republics of Udmurtia and Kalmykia. Development priorities include big data and the Internet of Things (IoT).

“Russian Highways”
Governors’ Club General Partner

Russian Highways State Company was founded in 2009 with the purpose to form and develop the national network of highways and motorways, attract private funding to road infrastructure projects, establish new markets and forms of economic activity in Russia.

Russian Highways State Company performs concession agreements and other PPP projects in the road sector, provides design, construction and operation of highways and motorways, development of roadside facilities including service areas as well as implements innovative programs in the road industry.

Highways and motorways under management: M-1 “Belarus”, M-4 “Don”, M-3 “Ukraine”, M-11 “Moscow – St. Petersburg”, Central Ring Road in Moscow region.

Governors’ Club Partner

TransContainer is the leading intermodal container transportation company in Russia. It is the market leader in Russia by flatcar fleet size, container transportation by rail and rail-side container terminal throughput. As of December 31, 2018, it owned and leased more than 26,500 flatcars and more than 70,000 ISO containers. TransContainer also owns a network of rail-side container terminals, located at 42 railway stations across Russia and operates one terminal in Slovakia under a long-term lease agreement. The Company's joint venture JSC Kedentransservice also operates 19 inland rail-side terminals in Kazakhstan. The Company's sales network comprises of 95 sales offices in Russia, along with additional offices across the CIS, Europe and Asia. TransContainer is listed on Moscow Exchange and LSE. The Company's major shareholder with 50% +2 shares is United Transportation and Logistics Company, 100% owned by Russian Railways.

JSC Transmashholding
Governors’ Club Partner

Transmashholding (TMH) is Russian largest manufacturer of rail vehicles of urban, mainline applications. The Company ranks among world largest rail rolling stock producers. Transmashholding is a core company of the Group that creates state-of-the-at integrated transport solutions, including rolling stock development and manufacturing; its maintenance, repair and upgrading; digital technologies in both production and operation; and traffic control systems. TMH creates safe and comfortable environment for passengers, and efficient and profit-generation freight traffic system.

LLC PepsiCo Holdings
Organization Partner

PepsiCo is a global food and beverage leader with net revenues of more than $64 billion and a product portfolio that includes 22 brands that generate more than $1 billion each in annual retail sales. 

PepsiCo is the largest food and beverage company in Russia*. PepsiCo is also Russia's largest industrial processor of potatoes and one of the largest processors of raw milk. Around 19 000 employees work at central and regional offices in Russia, as well as at numerous production sites of the company.

Guiding PepsiCo is our vision to Be the Global Leader in Convenient Foods and Beverages by Winning with Purpose. “Winning with Purpose” reflects our ambition to win sustainably in the marketplace and embed purpose into all aspects of the business.

*According to the “Expert 600”-2018 ranking of the largest companies by sales volume by the ranking agency “Expert RA”

Organization Partner

ТМК is a leading global manufacturer and supplier of steel pipes for the oil and gas industry, operating in the United States, Russia, Canada, Romania and Kazakhstan. The largest share of TMK’s sales belongs to high margin oil country tubular goods (OCTG), which are shipped to customers in over 80 countries. TMK delivers its products along with an extensive package of services in heat treatment, protective coating, premium connections threading, warehousing and pipe repairing. The company’s presence in the global market is backed up by its extensive sales network, which covers nearly all key oil- and gas-producing regions: the U.S., Canada, Latin America, Russia and the CIS, Europe, the Middle East, North and Sub-Saharan Africa and South-East Asia. TMK’s clients include leading oil and gas companies in Russia and worldwide. TMK’s securities are listed on the London Stock Exchange and on the Moscow Exchange.

PAO Severstal
Organization Partner

Severstal is one of the world’s leading vertically integrated steel and steel related mining companies. With approximately 50,000 employees, Severstal has assets in Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Ukraine, Latvia and Poland. Severstal is listed on the MOEX, GDRs are traded on the LSE.

Share of high-value added steels in Severstal’s product portfolio is 46% (at the end of Q4 2018). Severstal is a fully vertically-integrated steel producer.

Severstal’s flagship plant – Cherepovets Steel Mill – is one of the world’s largest integrated and the most efficient steelworks (around 12 mln tonnes of finished steel capacity) with an excellent geographic location.

The majority shareholder and Chairman of Severstal is Alexey Mordashov, CEO is Alexander Shevelev.

In 2018, Severstal produced 12.04 mln tonnes of crude steel, reported revenue of $8 580 mln and EBITDA of $3 142 mln. Severstal is a global leader by EBITDA margin 36.6% in 2018.

VSK Joint-Stock Insurance Company
Organization Partner

VSK Joint-Stock Insurance Company has been operating since 1992. It is a multi-line carrier providing services to natural persons and legal entities Russia-wide. The company constantly ranks TOP-10 insurers of the country by premiums in main segments of the insurance market such as motor, personal accidents & diseases, voluntary medical insurance.

VSK covers over 33 M of Russians and over 500 k of businesses. The distribution network includes more than 500 offices in all Russian administrative regions which enables effective support to insurance contracts throughout the country.

Annually VSK confirms the highest credit rating ruAA confirmed by Expert Ra for 18 years. Based the achievements of the company in 2015 Fitch Ratings assigned VSK with International Finantial Stability rating at “BB-” with the outlooks being stable.

The company’s outstanding performance was acknowledged by the President of Russia for a major contribution to the development of the insurance industry three times (2002, 2007 and 2017). VSK is the double winner of the National Award “Company of the Year” (2013, 2015) presented to the best Russian enterprises.

The African Export-Import Bank
Organization Partner

The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) is the foremost pan-African multilateral financial institution devoted to financing and promoting intra- and extra-African trade. The Bank was established in Abuja, Nigeria in October 1993 by African governments, African private and institutional investors, as well as non-African financial institutions and private investors. Its two basic constitutive documents are the Establishment Agreement, which gives it the status of an international organization, and the Charter, which governs its corporate structure and operations.

The Bank which is headquartered in Cairo, the capital of the Arab Republic of Egypt, has branch offices in Harare, Abuja and Abidjan and will open an East Africa branch office shortly. 

Since 1994, it has approved more than $67 billion in credit facilities for African businesses, including $7.2 billion in 2018.  

Federal Grid Company of Unified Energy System, Public Joint-Stock Company (FGC UES, PJSC)
Organization Partner

FGC UES, PJSC (a member of Rosseti Group) is one of the world’s largest public electric grid companies by the length of power lines and transformer capacity. It was established in 2002 as part of restructuring of the electric power industry as monopoly operator of the Unified National Electric Grid. FGC’s area of responsibility covers 145.9 thousand km of high-voltage transmission lines and 958 substations with the total installed capacity of 352 thousand MVA. The company ensures reliable energy supply to consumers in 79 regions of Russia. PJSC Rosseti owns 80.13% of shares in the company. FGC’s headcount is 22 thousand people.

Chairman of the Management Board – Andrey Murov.


Nestlé in Russia&Eurasia region
Organization Partner

Nestlé, the world’s leading Nutrition, Health and Wellness company, is committed to bringing good food and good life to consumers everywhere.

Today Nestlé is a major player in the food sector in Russia and Eurasia, with strong positions in key product categories like soluble coffee, petcare, confectionary, infant nutrition, culinary, breakfast cereals and portion coffee.

Over the past twenty years, Nestlé has invested more than $2.1 billion in the development of local production in the region.

The company has close to 9000 employees and operates 10 factories in Russia & Eurasia, eight of which located in Russia, allowing Nestlé to locally produce more than 90% of what is being sold regionally.

Geographically, Nestlé Eurasia includes countries such as Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Belarus, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Mongolia, Turkmenistan, Armenia, Kyrgyzstan, and Tajikistan.

The Coca-Cola System in Russia
Organization Partner

Comprising Coca-Cola Soft Drink Consulting LLC and Coca-Cola HBC Eurasia LLC, the Coca-Cola System in Russia is one of the leading soft drinks producers in Russia and a major investor in the Russian economy. By today, the Coca-Cola System in Russia has invested over US$5.7 bln in Russia. The Coca-Cola System in Russia uses over 90% of Russian-supplied ingredients and raw materials to produce its drinks in Russia.

The Coca-Cola System in Russia employs 8,000 high-skilled workers and makes over 60,000 jobs available in support industries.

In Russia our product line-up includes such high-quality soft drinks as Coca-Cola, Coca-Cola Zero, Coca-Cola Cherry, Coca-Cola Vanilla, Fanta, Sprite, Powerade, BonAqua, Smartwater, Schweppes, Dobry, Rich, Moya Semya, Innocent, Pulpy, Adez, Fuzetea.

The Coca-Cola System is committed to social responsibility and is proud to be an integral part of the Russian lifestyle and an active participant of the country’s economic growth.

Orimi Trade Group
Organization Partner

Orimi Group of Companies is the largest producer of tea and roasted coffee in Russia. Orimi Group of Companies is rated in 400 largest Russian companies list published by “Expert” magazine.

The Group integrates all functions for creating and promoting its consumer products including import of bulk tea and coffee from the major origin countries, development of unique proprietary tea and coffee blends, production of all types of tea and coffee consumer products, multi-level production and management control systems, logistics, sales, marketing, advertising support, customs clearance and export.

The company brands – Greenfield and TESS teas, coffees Jardin – are among most well-known and popular in Russia. The major asset of Orimi Group of Companies is Orimi LLC tea and coffee producing factory. Orimi LLC factory is the key production facility of Russia’s tea and coffee industry. It is included in the List of Strategic Enterprises of Russia approved by the country’s cabinet of ministers.

Orimi products are sold in the EU, the USA, Canada, Israel, Saudi Arabia and the CIS countries.

Giproniigaz Plc.
Organization Partner

General director Shuraits Alexander, doctor of technical sciences, professor

Giproniigaz Plc is the multiple profile company dealing with variety of problems concerning projecting, construction, operation, scientific and technical ensuring of gas distribution and gas consumption systems using natural gas and liquefied hydrocarbon gases.

The main prospects of the Company activity at the modern stage of development:

Science and innovations:

  • Scientific research and working up;
  • Norm creation.

Design and construction:

  • Engineer surveying;
  • Designing;
  • Construction and starting-up and adjustment works;
  • Major maintenance;
  • Author and technical supervision after construction.

Corroboration of accordance:

  • Examination of industrial safety and technical examination;
  • Technical diagnostics;
  • Acceptance, expert, full-scale, periodical and research tests of technology, materials and equipment;
  • Engineering;
  • Energy inspection;
  • Training of specialists and raising the level of professional skill;
  • Attestation according to NAKS.

Manufacturing of industrial production, list of equipment and other work.

CJSC “Korenovskiy Milk Processing Factory”
Organization Partner

CJSC “Korenovskiy Milk Processing Factory” is one of the oldest milk processing plants in Krasnodar region. From year to year the factory products wins a gold medals in the nomination “For the best dairy products”, takes top places and has numerous diplomas. Consumers know a trademark “Cow from Korenovka” not only in Russia, but also in the CIS countries and the European Union countries.

The main products of CJSC “Korenovskiy Milk Processing Factory” are:

- Canned milk

- Dairy butter

- Whole – milk products

- Ice cream

Factory policy aims to produce environmentally friendly products because we using only natural raw materials in our production process. Daily plant receives more than 600 tons of raw milk and delivers over 500 tons of end products.

For all the time of activities of CJSC “Korenovskiy Milk Processing Factory”, the top management implements effectively the measures which are aimed at preserving jobs, modernization and diversification of production, the expansion of jobs due to the construction of new work sections and the expansion of production – today the average number of manpower is more than 2500 people.

SC Angstrem-T
Organization Partner

SC Angstrem-T is the most modern semiconductor factory in Russia. The production capacity is up to 15 000 wafers per month, with wafer diameter of 200mm, and technologies using layout rules of 90-250nm and a prospect to shift to 65nm node. The factory is located in a special economic zone in Zelenograd. Angstrem-T’s total area is about 55 000 square meters, with 7 500 square meters of clean room area and 330 units of high-technology equipment connected to utilities.

The factory provides conditions for foundry-based fabrication of a wide range of products, using CMOS technologies 250G, 250HV (up to 60V), 250CIS, 250Flash, 90LP, as well as Trench MOSFET, and offers associated additional services and IP-libraries.

Angstrem-T runs its own R&D center which designs its own products, and offers design support services to customers. The company possesses high competencies in analogue engineering, which is one of the most complicated disciplines in IC design.

The factory's production capabilities enable the company to manufacture world-class microchips and transistors for the international market as well as for domestic industries, including for purposes of the import substitution programme, simultaneously creating a basis for further development of Russian electronics.

Gazprom Energoholding LLC
Organization Partner

Gazprom Energoholding LLC is a vertically integrated holding company (a 100%-owned subsidiary of PJSC Gazprom) which manages the Gazprom Group’s generating companies in accordance with unified corporate standards.

Gazprom Energoholding includes PJSC Mosenergo, PJSC TGC-1, and PJSC OGK-2, generating companies operating approximately 80 electric power plants (16% of Russia’s entire energy sector capacity). The Group also includes PJSC MOEK, Moscow’s unified heat supplying company which provides centralized heating and hot water supply in the nation’s capital in the area of operations of the Mosenergo TPP, the company’s own heat supply sources and other heat energy generating facilities (excluding a few local regions of heat supplies generated from isolated departmental and corporate heat energy sources). PJSC MOEK operates the longest heat supply system in the world: the Company operates more than 16,400 km of the heat supply network.

JSC “Gazprom teploenergo”
Organization Partner

Joint Stock Company “Gazprom teploenergo” (JSC “Gazprom teploenergo”) is a large Russian heat and power producing holding. Company's investment projects cover such spheres as modernization and reconstruction of heating systems, building of up-to-date type gas boiler-houses and construction of cogeneration power plants. The Company belongs to Gazprom mezhregiongaz Group.

JSC “Gazprom teploenergo” operates 1020 boiler-houses in 23 regions of Russia.

LLC “Gazenergoinform”
Organization Partner

LLC “Gazenergoinform” is a professional organization involved in procurement business controlled by Law of the Russian Federation №223-FZ “About product, labor and service purchases by a legal party”. This company operates in more than 60 regions of the Russian Federation. LLC “Gazenergoinform” sustains strategic cooperation with organizations of the gas industry.

The Company is a reliable partner, which ensures the interests of its clients and provides efficient and effective cooperation at all stages of procurement procedures and rendering of services.

Organization Partner

DATUM Group – a modern company, which operates on the territory of Russia and CIS countries for more than 20 years. Brand “DATUM” unites several business branches: engineering survey, sector-specific schemes producing (water supply and sanitation, heat supply systems, ecology), development of software complexes and GIS for government structures, infrastructure companies and large companies. Databases and cartographic materials creation as a foundation for IT-solutions also is the flagship of DATUM Group product line.

DATUM Group team managed to realize projects almost on the entire territory of Russia during existence of the company – from Kamchatka and Siberia to Central regions, St. Petersburg and Moscow. The result of this work is a unique experience in each of the expert areas, a willingness to take on difficult tasks and the acquisition of reliable partners and loyal customers throughout the country and abroad.

Organization Partner

MRGT LLC is one of the leading engineering companies of Russian oil and gas industry.

Main competencies of ANT-Inform are construction, system integration, automation (automated process control system, MES & ERP systems), technical support, software development and equipment production. MRGT LLC does modernization, reconstruction and technical re-equipment of buildings and linear objects. The main customers of “MRGT” are the companies of “Gazprom” group, energetic companies, water supply providers.

Moёt Hennessy
Special Organization Partner

Moёt Hennessy is a part of LVMH group – a world leader at the luxury goods market – possessing a unique portfolio of 60 upscale brands.

Moёt Hennessy comprises such outstanding Houses as Hennessy, Dom Perignon, Krug, Moёt&Chandon, Ruinart, Veuve Clicquot, Mercier, Glenmorangie, Ardbeg, Belvedere, Chandon, Estates&Wines.

Each House creates products that embody unique savoir-faire, integrating a carefully preserved heritage and modern trends.

These exquisite creations make the Houses ambassadors of a distinctively refined art de vivre.

Official Water of the Forum

Natural water BAIKAL PEARL comes from an artesian subsurface source at depth of more than 60 meters, in close proximity to Lake Baikal. Water from the aquifer flows into Baikal and is virtually identical to deep water, however there is a very important distinction – it contains useful minerals. Age of the water is approximately 20 million years, which is the age of Lake Baikal itself. Natural water BAIKAL PEARL is securely concealed in the formations and protected against any external impact, which guarantees its supreme quality. The bottle’s design and logo are created to enable each buyer to see his/her own Baikal in it. The key elements are petroglyphs from a cliff on the shore of Lake Baikal named Sagan Zaba, and a water line shown in a wave shape.

Presentation Area Partner

AstraZeneca is a global, science-led biopharmaceutical company that focuses on the discovery, development and commercialisation of prescription medicines, primarily for the treatment of diseases in therapy areas - Oncology, Cardiovascular, Renal & Metabolism, and Respiratory. AstraZeneca operates in over 100 countries and its innovative medicines are used by millions of patients worldwide.

Baltika Breweries LLC
Presentation Area Partner

Baltika Breweries LLC, part of the Carlsberg Group, is one of the largest producers of consumer goods in Russia since 1996 – No. 1 in the Russian beer market. Baltika owns 8 factories in Russia and a wide brand portfolio. The company is a significant part of Carlsberg Group and its Eastern Europe region, which also includes Azerbaijan, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Ukraine and Uzbekistan. Baltika Breweries is a top exporter of the Russian beer: Baltika products are present in more than 75 countries of the world, the company accounts for 48% of all Russian beer exports. In 2015, the company’s products appeared in the markets of Romania, India and New Zealand. Company brands gained more than 670 Russian and international awards in professional and consumer competitions.

Novartis Group
Presentation Area Partner

Novartis is reimagining medicine to improve and extend people’s lives. As a leading global medicines company, we use innovative science and digital technologies to create transformative treatments in areas of great medical need. In our quest to find new medicines, we consistently rank among the world’s top companies investing in research and development. Novartis products reach more than 750 million people globally and we are finding innovative ways to expand access to our latest treatments. About 105 thousand people of more than 140 nationalities work at Novartis around the world.

Representative Office of Joint Stock Company “Sanofi-Aventis Groupe” (France), Moscow
Presentation Area Partner

Sanofi is a leading global healthcare company whose mission is to support people with health challenges. Over 100,000 Sanofi employees in more than 100 countries all over the world take action daily transforming scientific innovations into healthcare solutions.

Sanofi has been present in Russia since the 1970-ies being a leader of a Russian pharmaceutical market for the last 6 years* and offering our patients a broad portfolio of original medicines and OTC drugs in key therapeutic areas (diabetes, cardiovascular disorders, oncology, rare diseases and multiple sclerosis, immunology), as well as vaccines.

“Sanofi-Aventis Vostok” located in Orel region is the first full cycle production site for novel insulin in Russia, its manufacturing capacities are sufficient to satisfy the needs of diabetic patients in modern insulin both in Russia and in European Union countries.

* IMS Data 2018, source – Sanofi

Kaspersky Lab
Information Security Partner

Kaspersky Lab is a global cybersecurity company, which has been operating in the market for over 20 years. Kaspersky Lab’s deep threat intelligence and security expertise is constantly transforming into next generation security solutions and services to protect businesses, critical infrastructure, governments and consumers around the globe. The company’s comprehensive security portfolio includes leading endpoint protection and a number of specialized security solutions and services to fight sophisticated and evolving digital threats. Over 400 million users are protected by Kaspersky Lab technologies and we help 270,000 corporate clients protect what matters most to them.

Mars, Incorporated
Social Track Partner

Mars is a family-owned business with more than a century of history making diverse products and offering services for people and the pets people love. With almost $35 billion in sales, the company is a global business that produces some of the world’s best-loved brands: M&M’s®, SNICKERS®, TWIX®, MILKY WAY®, DOVE®, PEDIGREE®, ROYAL CANIN®, WHISKAS®, ORBIT®, 5™, SKITTLES® and UNCLE BEN’S®. Mars also provides veterinary health services that include BANFIELD® Pet Hospitals, Blue Pearl®, VCA® and Pet Partners™. Headquartered in McLean, VA, Mars operates in more than 80 countries. The Mars Five Principles – Quality, Responsibility, Mutuality, Efficiency and Freedom – inspire its more than 100,000 Associates to create value for all its partners and deliver growth they are proud of every day. Mars started business in Russia in 1991 and has invested over $2 billion in the Russian market. Currently, Mars has 10 factories and the Center for Pet Nutrition.

LLC PepsiCo Holdings
Social Track Partner

PepsiCo is a global food and beverage leader with net revenues of more than $64 billion and a product portfolio that includes 22 brands that generate more than $1 billion each in annual retail sales. 

PepsiCo is the largest food and beverage company in Russia*. PepsiCo is also Russia's largest industrial processor of potatoes and one of the largest processors of raw milk. Around 19 000 employees work at central and regional offices in Russia, as well as at numerous production sites of the company.

Guiding PepsiCo is our vision to Be the Global Leader in Convenient Foods and Beverages by Winning with Purpose. “Winning with Purpose” reflects our ambition to win sustainably in the marketplace and embed purpose into all aspects of the business.

*According to the “Expert 600”-2018 ranking of the largest companies by sales volume by the ranking agency “Expert RA”

Saint Petersburg State University
Volunteer Programme Partner

Federal State Budgetary Educational Institution of Higher Education “St Petersburg State University”

St Petersburg State University is the first university in Russia founded by Peter the Great in 1724. SPbU has a special privilege to set its own educational standards and award its own diplomas in two languages – Russian and English. Besides, SPbU has a right to establish its own academic councils to defend theses, set the mandate of academic councils and procedures of conferring academic degrees (Doctor of Sciences and Habilitated doctors).

Long-standing scholarly and teaching traditions and close partnership with prospective employers ensure the success of SPbU graduates as highly-qualified young professionals. SPbU scientists conduct research in almost all fields of knowledge, provide expertise and consulting, and enjoy close ties with Russian and international partners.

The unique SPbU Research Park provides access to advanced research equipment worth over 7 bln. RUB.

T2 Mobile LLC
General partner of the Forum Gala Opening Reception on behalf of the Organizing Committee

Tele2 is a mobile operator playing by other rules. The company outperforms other participants of the Russian telecom market in terms of growth rates. Now Tele2 is present in 67 regions with 4G services available to clients. As of 2018, the company’s subscriber base totaled 42.3 mn users, its top line exceeded RUB143 bn, net income hit RUB2.7 bn. Tele2 works as “MVNO factory” with over 20 virtual operators launched on its network.

As a part of the lifestyle enabler strategy, Tele2 is developing innovative products in partnership with other companies. These offers support clients’ lifestyle and have no equals on the market. This is confirmed by Tele2’s leadership by NPS, or Net Promoter Score. As of 2018, it totaled 44%, which exceeded the closest competitor’s result by 15 pps.

Tele2 entered the Russian market in 2003. In 2014, Tele2 and Rostelecom announced consolidation of mobile assets on the Tele2 basis. Over five years, Tele2 has become a trendsetter of Russian telecom industry.