Manager Logistics Vehicles
Toyota Motor Russia
Alexey graduated Moscow State Automobile Road Institute (Technical University) in 2001 and since then his career has been closely connected to automotive logistics. He is currently the Manager of Vehicle Logistics at Toyota Motor Russia. Prior to joining Toyota in 2008, he was employed in transport forwarding as Head of Department at Gema Transport Holding.
Executive Director, Material Planning and Logistics
Sergey Bannov started his automotive logistics career with Ford in 2003, at its St Petersburg assembly plant, before moving to Sollers’ Vladivostok plant in 2008. He went on to rise to the position of logistics director a couple of years later. In his current role, he is responsible for material planning and logistics at Ford Sollers, including production planning, inbound logistics, customs, plant internal logistics, outbound logistics and packaging across three vehicle assembly plants and one powertrain plant.
Head of Logistics
Igor Nesterov started his career as a commercial engineer in a firm producing West German grinding machines. In 1994, he became head of the logistics division at Wella subsidiary, Londa Cosmetics. He has since occupied senior positions in the Russian subsidiaries of several high-profile firms including Beiersdorf, DaimlerChrysler, Volkswagen and Panasonic. He has held his current position since October 2014. Igor graduated from Bauman State Technical University and holds an MBA from the All-Russian Foreign Trade Academy.
Head of Sales
Anastasia Tsurkan read international economics at Chuvash State University, graduating in 2007, and since then has been closely involved in the field of automotive logistics. Her career began in the logistics department at Ford, after which she became logistics manager at Hyundai Glovis in 2011 with responsibility for logistics process organisation and optimisation. Anastasia has since become head of sales at the company with responsibility for cost optimization and new logistics projects for clients.
Adampol & Vectura
Elena graduated from the Moscow Academy, one of Russia’s top rated universities. She joined Adampol in 1996 as a financial specialist and was promoted to CEO just a year later. Prior to this, she worked at the Export-Import Bank as head of interbank loans. She is also the CEO of Vectura, Polinvest and Transcar. She has 17 years logistics experience and since joining Adampol, company revenues have increased twentyfold.
Managing Director Russia
Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics
Dmitri serves as Managing Director of WWL Russia, overseeing commercial and business operations for the company’s shipping and logistics business in the region. Following a 10-year stint with the Rolf Group, he began his career with WWL Russia in 2011 as General Manager of automotive accounts, business development and inland logistics services. He has considerable experience in a variety of roles including distribution and sales, business development and strategic planning within the automotive and logistics industries.
Ksenia Sizova specialises in the area of Russian customs regulation as it applies to foreign trade activity and is an expert in the country’s customs, tax and administrative legislation. Her experience includes elements of project administration, customs clearance, tax-related transaction handling and representation of foreign companies in customs-related disputes or administrative proceedings, as well as the development of goods supply schemes. She has held her current role since 2006 and lectures regularly on customs regulation at a number of institutions, including St Petersburg State University.
Manager Central and East European Markets, Light Vehicle Sales Forecast
Tatiana Hristova joined the IHS Automotive forecasting team in early 2009 and is responsible for the Light Vehicle Sales Forecast in Central and East European countries. Her previous roles in the automotive industry involved responsibility for such areas as vehicle sales analysis and forecasting, as well as aftermarket sales planning. Tatiana holds an MBA in international business development from the German School of International Business and a Russian diploma in business administration.