Global CEO Summit
Panel Session
Pavilion 3, Amphitheatre

A discussion of the systemic issues related to improving the business environment and investment climate, de-offshorizing the Russian economy, and Russia’s financial system development in line with the priorities of the global economic agenda.

Victor Vekselberg , Chairman of the Board of Directors, Renova Group; President, Skolkovo Foundation
Eckhard Cordes , Chairman, Committee on Eastern European Economic Relations

Jorgen Kildahl , Member of the Management Board, E.ON
Olaf Koch , Chairman of the Management Board, METRO
Tapio Kuula , President and Chief Executive Officer, Fortum Corporation
Shiv Vikram Khemka , Vice Chairman, SUN Group
Christophe de Margerie , Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Total
Philippe Pegorier , President, Alstom Russia; Member of the Board, Association of European Businesses (AEB)
Paul Rollinson , President, Chief Executive Officer, Kinross Gold Corporation
Anton Siluanov , Finance Minister of the Russian Federation
Jean-Pascal Tricoire , Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, Schneider Electric
Alexey Uljukaev , Minister of Economic Development of the Russian Federation
Frans van Houten , Chief Executive Officer, Chairman of the Management Board and Executive Committee, Philips

Oleg Goshchansky , Chairman and Managing Partner, KPMG in Russia and the CIS
Kirill Dmitriev , Chief Executive Officer, Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF)
Mikhail Kuzovlev , Chairman of the Management Board, PJSC ROSSIYSKY CAPITAL
Vladislav Soloviev , Chief Executive Officer, Chairman of the Management Board, Member of the Board, RUSAL


Key moments

“Health is an investment in the economy, and stability in providing healthcare systems is key for future prosperity.”
Frans van Houten
“Trust is the be-all and end-all of doing business. One clear indicator of trust is the record inflow of direct foreign investments into the Russian Federation in 2013, which totalled $80 billion.”
Andrei Belousov
“We believe that SMEs are not only the backbone for the economy, but more often a driver for growth."
Olaf Koch
“The main thing is that Russia maintain its recent economic course. Under no circumstances should we weaken our fiscal or monetary policy; the Russian economy must not be thrown into uncertainty.”
Anton Siluanov