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Chris Weafer

Senior Partner, Macro Advisory

Arild Hovland

Senior Vice President Business Development, The Rezidor Hotel Group

Jonathan Worsley

Chairman, Bench Events, Board Director, STR Global

Rui M. Barros

SVP & Managing Director Europe, Middle East & Africa, Wyndham Hotel Group

Sven Versteegh

Executive Director of Theme Park, Sochi-Park JSC

Markus Lehnert

Vice President, International Hotel Development, Marriott International

Ara Aramyan

Deputy General Director, MC Dynamo

Vladimir Vladimirov

Acting Governor, Stavropol Region

Andrew Sangster

Editorial Director, Hotel Analyst

Michael Johnston

Chief Executive Officer, Regional Hotel Chain LLC

Vladimir Ilichev

Development Director - Russia & CIS, Hilton Worldwide

Olga Grigorieva

Head of Structured and Project Finance Division, Managing Director, Raiffeisen Bank

Alexander Skoblo

Partner, Head of European Hotel & Leisure Practice, Dentons

Dmitry Tetiouchev

Partner, Hospitality Industry Leader in the CIS, EY

Michael O'Hare

Managing Director, Horwath HTL Hungary & Russia

Ashley Scott

Principal, EMEA Leader for Leisure + Culture, AECOM

Nikolay Golubev

Managing Partner, Smart Company

Gottfried Hart

Senior Director, Energy Optimisation, , The Rezidor Hotel Group

Daniel Thorniley

President, DT-Global Business Consulting

Thomas Emanuel

Director of Business Development, STR Global

Stefano Carosi

Head of Unit Financing, Real Estate Finance, UniCredit Bank

Georg Folian

Chief Financial Officer, Warimpex Finanz u Beteiligungs AG

Evgeny Bezel

Managing Partner, URBANE Group LLC

Andrey Murga

Deputy Governor, Stavropol Krai

Luc Gesvret

SVP Sales, Distribution & Loyalty Russia Georgia & CIS , Accor

Matt Luscombe

Chief Commercial Officer, Europe, IHG

Wolfgang M. Neumann

President & CEO, The Rezidor Hotel Group

Vadim Prasov

Managing Partner of Alliance Hotels & Vice President, Restaurateurs and Hoteliers Federation, Russia

Alexis de La Palme

SVP – Head of Development Europe , Accor

Francois Carle

Global Hotel Solution Business Development Director, Schneider Electric

Jean-Marc Farini

General Manager Rosa Khutor, Compagnie des Alpes

Aidar Utkelov

Director, Astana Property management

Sergey Kolesnikov

Managing Director, GOST Hotel Management

Marina Usenko

Director, Acquisitions & Development, CIS & Baltics, Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc

Patrick Fitzgibbon

Senior Vice President Development - Europe & Africa, Hilton Worldwide

Sergey Degtyarev

Managing Director, Degtyarev Club Georgia

Olga Arkhangelskaya

Partner, Head of the Real Estate, Hospitality and Construction sectors in the CIS, EY

Ivica Čačić

Regional Vice President, Marriott International, Inc.

Alexander Klyachin

Chairman of the Board of Directors, Azimut Hotels

Natalia Tischendorf

European Director, Head of Corporate Finance , JLL Capital Markets

Scott Antel

Partner, DLA Piper Russia/CIS

David Jenkins

Executive Vice President, Russia & CIS, JLL, Hotels & Hospitality Group

Ainur Kuatova

Deputy Chair, Astana Expo 2017

Petr Chitipakhovyan

President, CH-Group

Igor Romanov

Member of the Board of Directors, AZIMUT Hotels

Marius Gomola

Managing Director, Horwath HTL Hungary & Russia

Yury Sapozhnikov

Commercial Director, Volgatransstroy

Sergey Egorov

Development Director Russia and CIS, Wyndham Hotel Group

Mike Collini

Vice President Development – Turkey, Russia and Eastern Europe, Hilton Worldwide

Vladimir Poddubko

Head of Hotel Business, A.N.D. Corporation

Anatoly Kondratenko

Senior Director, Acquisitions & Development, Russia, CIS & Baltics, Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc.

Alexis Delaroff

Chief Operating Officer Russia, Georgia & CIS, Accor

Tsotne Ebralidze

Managing Director, Hospitality and Real Estate, Georgian Co-Investment Fund

Deborah Haines

District Director, Radisson Russia

Christian Karaoglanian

Chief Development Officer, Accor

Dirk Bakker

Partner & Director Hotels, Colliers International

Artem Shashkin

Chief Executive Officer, North Caucasus Development Corporation

Sergey Vereshchagin

Chief Executive Officer, Northern Caucasus Resorts

Sergey Vladimirov

Head of Development Projects, Airport Development

Aron Libinson

Vice President Development, Russia, CIS & Georgia, IHG

Ivan Kiseev

Vice President, JLL

Dmitry Amunts

Federal Agency for Tourism, Ministry for Culture of the Russian Federation, Deputy Head

Andrew Pyner

Chief Revenue Officer,

Ben Martin

Principal, Head of Economics, AECOM

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As soon as you register for the Russia & CIS Hotel Investment Conference you can start virtually networking with attendees before you arrive!  RHIC has an official event networking app, powered by Presdo Match, that allows you to see who will be attending, contact and connect others, and set up one-on-one meetings.  See who you know will be coming and meet new people with similar interests, all with LinkedIn-powered profiles.  Access the networking app online or on mobile at

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