Director for Strategic Development, Director of Light Commercial and Passenger Vehicles Division
Operations Director SBU Russia
Magna Automotive Rus
President and CEO
AutoForm Netherlands b.v.
Head of Sales Marketing
Deputy Director General for Business Development
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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Old friends, new business contacts, great entertainment and a fantastic atmosphere – all of it in evidence at the celebratory RAF 2017 Gala Dinner.
Achieving competitiveness through optimisation and innovation
Session on different components groups: engine parts, body parts, plastic parts