Rafael Minasbekyan
General Director
GPM KIT

Biography

Since September 18, 2015 he has been in charge of the Group “Film and TV. Production and Distribution”.

2002 to September 2015 – worked at the company Rosgosstrakh. Since 2003 – Member of the Board, Deputy Director General, Vice-President, Head of strategic business development and communications.

1997 to 2002 – Managing Partner, President of the TV project Studio “Gorod”.

1994 to 1997 – Managing Partner, President of the production studio “Amber”.

1993 to 1994 – Managing Partner and Chairman of the Board of “Sharm” company.

In 1990 he began working on TV as a script-writer, producer and director. He is an author and script-writer of more than 200 TV programs, documentary and feature films, animation movies and marketing campaigns. Also he is an author and script-writer of TV programs such as “Starye pesni o glavnom 3” (Old songs about the main. Part 3), “Novy god na NTV “(New year`s show on NTV), Doctor Ugol (Doctor The Corner). He is the producer and the author of the first comedy series “Dela semeynye, dela smeshnye” (Family matters, funny things), TV programs “Dengy” (Money), “Moy dvadtsaty vek” (My twentieth century), “Muzhchiny” (Men), feature and documentary films such as “Posledniy” hippie rozovogo goroda (The last hippie of the pink city), “Moli Boga o nas” (Pray to God for us), “Countryman” ( Zemlyak) and “Generation P”.

In 1990 Rafael together with friends created the team of KVN of Yerevan Medical Institute ( YerMI). Being the captain of the team he twice became the champion of the supreme league.

He was born in 1968 in Yerevan. He graduated from the Yerevan State Medical Institute, having majored in “Medical business doctor” and “Psychotherapy”, also he graduated from the Moscow Academy of job market and information technologies (MARTIT), having majored in “Business management and Anti-crisis management”. He is a candidate of economic science and the author of scientific articles and books.

He has government awards. In 2011 he was awarded the national prize in the sphere of media-business “Media Manager of Russia. For the contribution to the development of the industry”.

He is married and has a son and a daughter.