Russian Automotive Forum

The premier international gathering for the Russian automotive industry

13 - 14 March 2018

Radisson Royal Hotel, Moscow, Russia

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

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

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

Purchasing Vice President

Ford Sollers Holding

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

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

General Manager

AutoForm Netherlands b.v.

Denis Chirkov, Alliance Localization Director, ARNPO
Denis Chirkov

Alliance Localization Director

ARNPO

Ilya  Smolin, Operations Director SBU Russia, Magna Automotive Rus
Ilya Smolin

Operations Director SBU Russia

Magna Automotive Rus

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

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 , LUKOIL
Maxim Myskin

Deputy Director General for Business Development

LUKOIL

Yunir Miniakhmetov, Head of department for integration of purchasing processes and administration support, ARNPO*
Yunir Miniakhmetov

Head of department for integration of purchasing processes and administration support

ARNPO*

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

RSAM Aftersales*

AVTOVAZ RENAULT NISSAN PURCHASING ORGANIZATION

Eduard Arakelyan, RSAM PWT, ARNPO*
Eduard Arakelyan

RSAM PWT

ARNPO*

Philippe Dassin, RSAM Chassis, ARNPO*
Philippe Dassin

RSAM Chassis

ARNPO*

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

Regional Supplier Account Manager

AVTOVAZ RENAULT NISSAN PURCHASING ORGANIZATION*

Mikhail Suchkov, Regional Commodity Manager, ARNPO*
Mikhail Suchkov

Regional Commodity Manager

ARNPO*

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

WHY RAF IS A MUST-ATTEND EVENT:

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Review of Russian Automotive Forum 2017

industry speaks

THE INDUSTRY SPEAKS

Top executives of major OEMs operating in Russia have shared their views on what is the best way forward for the Russian automotive industry, and provided insights on the strategic plans of their companies.



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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raf awards

RUSSIAN AUTOMOTIVE FORUM AWARDS

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

Congratulations to 2017 winners!
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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.

OTHER EVENT HIGHLIGHTS IN 2017

Achieving competitiveness through optimisation and innovation

Suppliers’ strategies

Session on different components groups: engine parts, body parts, plastic parts

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