Born on August 23, 1960 in Moscow
In 1983 he graduated from Moscow Engineering Physics Institute (MEPI), majoring in Applied Mathematics.
Since 1985 he has been one of the leading developers of the World Trade Center hotel management system, where he was consistently promoted from a programmer to a Chief Commercial Officer of Interhotel complex (Mezhdunarodnaya-1, Soyuz-1, Eridan hotels); he organized one of the first Moscow hotel business centers meeting international standards. He underwent training in the United States, Great Britain, Austria, and he worked directly at the hotels at the place of training.
Since 1999 he has been Chief Commercial Officer of Akademicheskaya hotel complex (800 rooms).
From 2000 to 2002 he was Chief Commercial Officer of Golden Ring hotel of the Administrative Department of the President of the Russian Federation.
From 2002 to 2006 he was Chief Executive Officer of President Hotel complex (apart from the abovementioned hotel, the complex comprises of Volynskoye, Arbat, Planernoye and Los’ hotels).
In 2005-2006 he was one of top 1,000 best Russian managers in the respective field, according to Kommersant.
From 2006 to 2014 he was Head of the Main Directorate of the Federal Property under the Administrative Department of the President of the Russian Federation.
On March 10, 2015 by Decree of the Minister of Culture of the Russian Federation No. 73-fsa, he was appointed to the position of Deputy Head of the Federal Agency for Tourism.
He supervises matters of development of domestic and inbound tourism in accordance with the approved state strategy of tourism development in the Russian Federation, implementation of World Cup 2018 preparation program in terms of construction and preparation of hotels for World Cup events and chairs the Interdepartmental Group on Tourism Development in the Crimean Federal District.
He graduated with distinction from the Academy of Public Administration, majoring in public and municipal administration.
He has been awarded with national and agency level awards. He attained a class rank of Full State Counselor 1st Class of the Russian Federation.
Married, has 4 children.
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