1999 – 2001 – Vice President and Managing Director for South Europe sales, American Express Int. Inc., managing 800 staff members;
2003 – 2006 - Vice President and Managing Director for South Europe sales, American Express Int. Inc., managing 1200 staff members;
2006 – 2009 - Vice President and General Director, American Express Int. Inc., Moscow;
2009 – Independent Advisor for the Association of Business Travel.
Irina joined Kaspersky Lab more than 12 years ago. With the company growth she set up and took the lead of Business Travel Group that merged into Procurement division later in 2013. At present Irina is the Head of the Business Travel procurement group.
In 2010 she joined Association of Corporate Travel Executives (ACTE), and two years later - Association of Business Travel (ABT) as well.
Irina also contributes to "Expert Opinion" column at Buying Business Travel Russia web portal.
Administrative Director of Lafarge Holcim.
Marina started her career in Hospitality industry, and worked as a sales and marketing manager of the Marriott hotel chain in Moscow.
For many years Marina was the Director of Administration in one of the largest tobacco companies - JTI (Japan Tobacco Int.) Russia.
Marina was the lecturer on numerous educational sessions organized by ABT-ACTE Russia for the travel industry workers and frequently participated in ACTE forums . She is also a member of ABT-ACTE Russia committee that is responsible for the Certifications of Business and Conference Hotels.
Vera graduated from the Moscow State Pedagogical University of Lenin.
Since April, 2008 Veera Chelenk is the head of administrative department of BNP Paribas, since 2010 she is also a member of the committee on purchases of BNP Paribas CIB.
Vera is working in BNP Paribas over 7 years. With her arrival to administrative department the purchasing department was organized. Currently Vera manages administrative and purchasing department, and also the secretariat of bank.
Education: Russian State Pedagogical University named after Hertzen, St. Petersburg, Russia
Previous roles: Prior to joining HRG in 1995 as Business Travel Consultant Philipp worked as Sales & Marketing Manager in Advertising Agency. Developing in the field of business travel Philipp became an Operations Manager of HRG Russia and then in 2000 he was appointed as Managing Director.
Tenure with HRG: 20+ Years. Under his leadership HRG Russia achieved success in client management, gaining new business and retaining customers, deploying a wide range of services, technology initiatives for global and domestic clients