Russian Automotive Forum

The premier international gathering for the Russian automotive industry

13 - 14 March 2018

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Russian Automotive Forum is supported by the Ministry of Industry and Trade of Russian Federation

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RUSSIAN AUTOMOTIVE FORUM AWARDS

As part of RAF, once again we hosted the Russian Automotive Forum Awards!

Congratulations to 2018 winners!
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KEY FORUM SPEAKERS 2018

Nicolas Maure, President and CEO, AVTOVAZ Group*
Nicolas Maure

President and CEO

AVTOVAZ Group*

Vadim Sorokin, President, GAZ Group
Vadim Sorokin

President

GAZ Group

Marcus Osegowitsch, General Director, VOLKSWAGEN Group Rus
Marcus Osegowitsch

General Director

VOLKSWAGEN Group Rus

Adil Shirinov, President and CEO, Ford Sollers Holding
Adil Shirinov

President and CEO

Ford Sollers Holding

Youngtack Lee, General Director, Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Rus
Youngtack Lee

General Director

Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Rus

Alexander Sorokin, General Director, Avtotor Holding
Alexander Sorokin

General Director

Avtotor Holding

Andrey Pankov, Managing Director, Renault Russia
Andrey Pankov

Managing Director

Renault Russia

Orhan Sabuncu, Chairman, Uludag Automotive Industry Exporters' Association
Orhan Sabuncu

Chairman

Uludag Automotive Industry Exporters' Association

Patrick Husemann, Purchasing director, Volkswagen Group Rus
Patrick Husemann

Purchasing director

Volkswagen Group Rus

Nikolay Khodosevich, Purchasing Vice President, Ford Sollers Holding
Nikolay Khodosevich

Purchasing Vice President

Ford Sollers Holding

Sergey Kaystro, Purchasing Director, GAZ Group
Sergey Kaystro

Purchasing Director

GAZ Group

Alexander Smolyankin,  Head of Purchasing Department,  PCMA Rus*
Alexander Smolyankin

Head of Purchasing Department

PCMA Rus*

Stanislav Babitskiy, General Director, Grupo Antolin San Petersburgo
Stanislav Babitskiy

General Director

Grupo Antolin San Petersburgo

Leonid Platoshin, General Director, Megaplast
Leonid Platoshin

General Director

Megaplast

Denis Chirkov, Alliance Localization Director, AVTOVAZ RENAULT NISSAN PURCHASING ORGANIZATION
Denis Chirkov

Alliance Localization Director

AVTOVAZ RENAULT NISSAN PURCHASING ORGANIZATION

Andrey Dmitriev, Head of Purchasing, Magna Automotive Rus
Andrey Dmitriev

Head of Purchasing

Magna Automotive Rus

Marc Lambriks, General Manager , AutoForm Netherlands b.v.
Marc Lambriks

General Manager

AutoForm Netherlands b.v.

Pavel  Sereda, Director for Strategic Development, Director of Light Commercial and Passenger Vehicles Division, GAZ Group
Pavel Sereda

Director for Strategic Development, Director of Light Commercial and Passenger Vehicles Division

GAZ Group

Wilhelmina Shavshina, Legal Director, Head of Foreign Trade Regulation, DLA Piper
Wilhelmina Shavshina

Legal Director, Head of Foreign Trade Regulation

DLA Piper

Elena Morozova, Commodity Director, Ford Sollers Holding
Elena Morozova

Commodity Director

Ford Sollers Holding

Alina Tyrkalova, Strategy Manager, Ford Sollers Holding
Alina Tyrkalova

Strategy Manager

Ford Sollers Holding

Victor Vasiliev, Director of External Relations, Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Rus
Victor Vasiliev

Director of External Relations

Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Rus

Maksim Kuzmin, Head of Vendor development, CUMMINS KAMA
Maksim Kuzmin

Head of Vendor development

CUMMINS KAMA

Kim Nak Hwan, Procurement Director, Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Rus
Kim Nak Hwan

Procurement Director

Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Rus

Timur Mikaya, Vice-president, Director of Development of New Projects, Avtotor Holding
Timur Mikaya

Vice-president, Director of Development of New Projects

Avtotor Holding

Pavel Golubev, Localization & Supplier Development Manager, Faurecia Russia Division
Pavel Golubev

Localization & Supplier Development Manager

Faurecia Russia Division

Sergey Chichanov, Purchasing Manager Accessories and Spare Parts, PEUGEOT CITROËN RUS
Sergey Chichanov

Purchasing Manager Accessories and Spare Parts

PEUGEOT CITROËN RUS

Ekaterina Krylova, Head of Purchasing Department, PEUGEOT CITROËN RUS
Ekaterina Krylova

Head of Purchasing Department

PEUGEOT CITROËN RUS

Hansjörn Reifschläger, Head of Sales Marketing, SMARTRAC
Hansjörn Reifschläger

Head of Sales Marketing

SMARTRAC

Maxim Myskin, Deputy Director General for Business Development , LLK-International
Maxim Myskin

Deputy Director General for Business Development

LLK-International

Mikhail Suchkov, Regional Commodity manager, AVTOVAZ RENAULT NISSAN PURCHASING ORGANIZATION*
Mikhail Suchkov

Regional Commodity manager

AVTOVAZ RENAULT NISSAN PURCHASING ORGANIZATION*

Aleksei Opokin, RSAM Aftersales, AVTOVAZ RENAULT NISSAN PURCHASING ORGANIZATION
Aleksei Opokin

RSAM Aftersales

AVTOVAZ RENAULT NISSAN PURCHASING ORGANIZATION

Pavel Chetverikov, Regional Supplier Performance Manager, Tooling&Equipment, AVTOVAZ RENAULT NISSAN PURCHASING ORGANIZATION
Pavel Chetverikov

Regional Supplier Performance Manager, Tooling&Equipment

AVTOVAZ RENAULT NISSAN PURCHASING ORGANIZATION

Julia Dmitrieva, Regional Commodity manager, Powertrain, AVTOVAZ RENAULT NISSAN PURCHASING ORGANIZATION*
Julia Dmitrieva

Regional Commodity manager, Powertrain

AVTOVAZ RENAULT NISSAN PURCHASING ORGANIZATION*

Irina Dyshkant, Regional Supplier Account Manager, AVTOVAZ RENAULT NISSAN PURCHASING ORGANIZATION
Irina Dyshkant

Regional Supplier Account Manager

AVTOVAZ RENAULT NISSAN PURCHASING ORGANIZATION

Tatyana  Arabadji, General Director, Russian Automotive Market Research
Tatyana Arabadji

General Director

Russian Automotive Market Research

Denis Dolmatov, General Director, CarPrice
Denis Dolmatov

General Director

CarPrice

Roy Piek, Director BU PMC, Bilfinger Tebodin
Roy Piek

Director BU PMC

Bilfinger Tebodin

Dominik Taszkin, Senior Advisor Marketing and Sales, AP&T
Dominik Taszkin

Senior Advisor Marketing and Sales

AP&T

Alexander Pavlov, Director General, POLYPLASTIC
Alexander Pavlov

Director General

POLYPLASTIC

Maria Pereiaslavtseva, Director of business development and export, Renault Russia
Maria Pereiaslavtseva

Director of business development and export

Renault Russia

Boris Pankov, General Director, Omnicomm
Boris Pankov

General Director

Omnicomm

Ecevit Oktem, General Director, Coşkunöz Alabuga
Ecevit Oktem

General Director

Coşkunöz Alabuga

Alex Zaguskin, Managing Partner, AZ ENTERPRISE
Alex Zaguskin

Managing Partner

AZ ENTERPRISE

Veronika Magat, Business developer , AV R&D
Veronika Magat

Business developer

AV R&D

Gotthard Rainer, Vice President  “Advanced Simulation Technologies”, AVL List GmbH
Gotthard Rainer

Vice President “Advanced Simulation Technologies”

AVL List GmbH

Frieder Reimann, Sales Director - Global KAM VW Group,Russia, Iran , Sika Automotive
Frieder Reimann

Sales Director - Global KAM VW Group,Russia, Iran

Sika Automotive

Tatiana Hristova, Manager CEE - European LVS Forecasts, IHS Global GmbH
Tatiana Hristova

Manager CEE - European LVS Forecasts

IHS Global GmbH

Ruslan Korzhinovsky, Regional Supplier Performance Manager, Chassis, AVTOVAZ RENAULT NISSAN PURCHASING ORGANIZATION
Ruslan Korzhinovsky

Regional Supplier Performance Manager, Chassis

AVTOVAZ RENAULT NISSAN PURCHASING ORGANIZATION

Alexandr Tsimbalistov, Senior Manager with IRM Department in Russia and the CIS, KPMG Russia and CIS
Alexandr Tsimbalistov

Senior Manager with IRM Department in Russia and the CIS

KPMG Russia and CIS

Xavier Silhouette, VP Sales & Consulting, Transportation & Mobility Industry, Dassault Systèmes
Xavier Silhouette

VP Sales & Consulting, Transportation & Mobility Industry

Dassault Systèmes

Polona Krpac Gornjak, Assistant Of Board Management, Fori Group
Polona Krpac Gornjak

Assistant Of Board Management

Fori Group

Natalia Nikitina, Director with Tax & Legal Department in Russia and the CIS, KPMG Russia and CIS
Natalia Nikitina

Director with Tax & Legal Department in Russia and the CIS

KPMG Russia and CIS

Andrey Dorofeev, Export Sales Director, UAZ
Andrey Dorofeev

Export Sales Director

UAZ

Veronika Antonova, Director of Strategic Analysis, Sollers
Veronika Antonova

Director of Strategic Analysis

Sollers

Sergey Vologodsky, Deputy Director, Industrial Development Fund
Sergey Vologodsky

Deputy Director

Industrial Development Fund

Pavel Burlachenko, Head of Automotive Industry Export, Russian Export Center
Pavel Burlachenko

Head of Automotive Industry Export

Russian Export Center

Andrey Krainov, Director General, Cluster of Automotive Industry of Samara Region
Andrey Krainov

Director General

Cluster of Automotive Industry of Samara Region

WHY RAF IS A MUST-ATTEND EVENT:

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Among companies, which attended RAF in 2017:

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Review of Russian Automotive Forum 2017

memorandum

SIGNING OF MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING BETWEEN AVTOVAZ GROUP AND YANDEX

Within the Forum’s framework, AVTOVAZ and Yandex concluded a Memorandum of Intent and will jointly develop multimedia systems of a new generation, including information, entertainment and navigation services.

industry overview

INDUSTRY OVERVIEW: ANALYTICAL INSIGHTS

Leading industry experts from Russian Automotive Market Research, Autostat, IHS Markit and KAMAZ gave an overview of development of Russian automotive industry and forecast for 2017-2018.

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export opportunities

EXPORT OPPORTUNITIES FOR THE RUSSIAN AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRY

This session was a continuation of the discussion that started at RAF 2016. This year we looked at the practical aspects of organising export and what progress has been made by the industry in general, and some companies in particular. The case studies presented by our speakers were of great value to the audience.


 

insights from purchasing directors

INSIGHTS FROM PURCHASING DIRECTORS

The session covered purchasing strategies and suppliers’ selection criteria from Denis Chirkov- Alliance Localization Director of Avtovaz Renault Nissan Purchasing Organization, Rob Harrison- VP Purchasing of Ford Sollers,Alexander Smolyankin- Head of Purchasing Department of PCMA Rus, Robert Snijder- Group Sourcing Director - Member of Extended Board of Bosal, Anna Tatarenko- Purchasing Director of Russia Magna Automotive Rus and Alexey Zelenskiy- Head of Procurement Production Material of DAIMLER KAMAZ RUS.


one to one meetings

ONE-TO-ONE MEETINGS

with purchasing directors from OEMs & Tier 1 suppliers from ARNPO, PCMA Rus, Peugeot Citroen Rus, Ford Sollers, DAIMLER KAMAZ RUS, Nemak Rus, Bosal, Russia Magna Automotive Rus, GAZ Group and Visteon Avtopribor Electronics, were the most popular networking format and unique to our event.  RAF prides itself on delivering 300+ meetings which yield new contacts, business partnerships and contracts.
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gala dinner

ANNIVERSARY RUSSIAN AUTOMOTIVE FORUM GALA DINNER

Old friends, new business contacts, great entertainment and a fantastic atmosphere – all of it in evidence at the celebratory RAF 2017 Gala Dinner.