It is worth mentioning that, this time, this reputed rating names eight Aeroexpress executives, most of whom were ranked among the three leaders in their respective nomination categories. Thus, Aeroexpress CEO Alexey Krivoruchko came in second in the Transport category for the ‘CEO Rating 2014’. He climbed five points higher than last year. Rustam Akiniazov, Chief Commercial Officer of Aeroexpress came in second in the ‘Russian Commercial Executives Rating’. Other Aeroexpress managers holding foremost positions in the rating are as follows: Roman Guda (Chief Financial Officer, third place in the Transport category for the ‘Russian Financial Executives Rating 2014’), Elena Pinteleeva, Marketing Department Director, who came in first in the Transport Category for the ‘Marketing Executives Rating 2014’ and Pavel Stepanets, Chief HR and Administrative Officer, who holds second position in the Transport category for the ‘HR Executives Rating 2014’. Vadim Semikin, Public Relations Director, was named fifth in the Transport category for the ‘PR Executives Rating 2014’. Viktor Remen, IT Department Director, ranked third in the Transport category for the ‘IT Executives Rating 2014’. Andrey Koshkin, Chief Corporate and Legal Officer, is also among the best in the Transport Category for the ‘Corporate Management Executives Rating 2014’.
The ‘Top-1000 Russian Managers Rating’, compiled by the Russian Managers Association, is the most reputed and reliable system for appraising Russia’s top managers. Every year, the rating identifies the best professionals in the main fields and lines of business. This is not the first time that Aeroexpress managers have appeared in this rating, indicating the company’s achievements in the railway industry, and the positive influence it is having on the country’s transport infrastructure and passenger transportation system. Such ratings also improve Russia’s international image as an attractive country for investment and a reliable partner for foreign companies and governments.