The Russian Managers Association and Kommersant publishing house released the annual ranking of the Top-1000 Russian Managers on September 27. It includes 10 Gazprom-Media Holding representatives in the areas of “Media business”, “Professional services” and “Communications and telecommunications”.

The ranking of the top “Media business” managers included the deputy general manager and chief producer of NTV channel Timur Weinstein, as well as the general manager of GPM Radio Yury Kostin. 

Ekaterina Veselkova, general manager of Gazprom-Media Sales House, was recognised in the “Professional services” category. Moreover, three Holding representatives were included in the “Professional services” ranking for functional area managers. The Top 5 in the functional ranking featured the following Sales House employees: deputy general manager of sales Alina Efimova, head of marketing and research Olga Timofeeva, as well as Dmitry Pashutin who served as the director of the strategy and advertising products development department at the time when the list of nominees was compiled. Moreover, the ranking features NTV channel’s marketing director Anastasiya Lisova, Friday! channel’s deputy general manager for marketing and digital marketing director Artemy Gladchenko, and Ekho Moskvy’s deputy general manager for communications Lyubov Komarova in the “Media business” area. Timur Spiridonov, marketing director at NTV-Plus, was also included in the ranking of functional area managers in the “Communications and telecommunications” field.

Ekho Moskvy’s editor-in-chief Alexei Venediktov was also recognised among the business leaders.