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Dmitry Tetiouchev

Partner, Hospitality Industry Leader in the CIS, EY

Sven Versteegh

Executive Director of Theme Park, Sochi-Park JSC

Yury Sapozhnikov

Commercial Director, Volgatransstroy

Anatoly Kondratenko

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

Andrew Sangster

Editorial Director, Hotel Analyst

Aidar Utkelov

Director, Astana Property management

Rui Barros

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

Jean-Marc Farini

General Manager Rosa Khutor, Compagnie des Alpes

Matt Luscombe

Chief Commercial Officer, Europe, IHG

Chris Weafer

Senior Partner, Macro Advisory

Michael Johnston

Chief Executive Officer, Regional Hotel Chain LLC

Ainur Kuatova

Deputy Chair, Astana Expo 2017

Andrey Murga

Deputy Governor, Stavropol Krai

Markus Lehnert

Vice President, International Hotel Development, Marriott International

Michael O'Hare

Managing Director, Horwath HTL Hungary & Russia

Thomas Emanuel

Director of Business Development, STR Global

David Jenkins

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

Nikolay Golubev

Managing Partner, Smart Company

Scott Antel

Partner, DLA Piper Russia/CIS

Vladimir Vladimirov

Acting Governor, Stavropol Region

Daniel Thorniley

President, DT-Global Business Consulting

Luc Gesvret

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

Andrea D'Amico

Regional Director - Italy, Eastern Europe and Middle East Africa,

Constantin Zabrodin

Chief Executive Officer, Zavidovo Development

Sergey Degtyarev

Managing Director, Degtyarev Club Georgia

Ivica Čačić

Regional Vice President, Marriott International, Inc.

Irina Sheshero

President, National Investment Association

Irina Babyuk

Chairwoman, Investment Committee of St. Petersburg

Alexis Delaroff

Chief Operating Officer Russia, Georgia & CIS, Accor

Francois Carle

Global Hotel Solution Business Development Director, Schneider Electric

Igor Romanov

Member of the Board of Directors, AZIMUT Hotels

Sergey Egorov

Development Director Russia and CIS, Wyndham Hotel Group

Christian Karaoglanian

Chief Development Officer, Accor

Olga Arkhangelskaya

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

Artem Shashkin

Chief Executive Officer, North Caucasus Development Corporation

Anton Protsentov

Chief Executive Officer, GOST Hotel Management

Ashley Scott

Principal, EMEA Leader for Leisure + Culture, AECOM

Sergey Vladimirov

Head of Development Projects, Airport Development

Wolfgang M. Neumann

President & CEO, The Rezidor Hotel Group

Gottfried Hart

Senior Director, Energy Optimisation, , The Rezidor Hotel Group

Petr Chitipakhovyan

President, CH-Group

Aron Libinson

Vice President Development, Russia, CIS & Georgia, IHG

Alexander Skoblo

Partner, Head of European Hotel & Leisure Practice, Dentons

Marina Smirnova

Partner, Head of Hospitality Services, Cushman & Wakefield

Ivan Kiseev

Vice President, JLL

Anastasiya Kremenchuk


Georg Folian

Chief Financial Officer, Warimpex Finanz u Beteiligungs AG

Elena Lysenkova

Chief Executive Officer, Hospitality Income Consulting

Evgeny Makarov

Vice-President, ProfEstate , Director, Commercial Real Estate Department, Rosa Khutor LLC

Vadim Prasov

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

Patrick Fitzgibbon

Senior Vice President Development - Europe & Africa, Hilton Worldwide

Deborah Haines

District Director Radisson Blu Russia, Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group

Stefano Carosi

Head of Unit Financing, Real Estate Finance, UniCredit Bank

Evgeny Kudelya

Minister of Tourism & Resorts, Krasnodar Region Administration

Tsotne Ebralidze

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

Olga Grigorieva

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

Ken McLaren

Executive Vice President, International Operations, Interstate Hotels and Resorts

Mike Collini

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

Dirk Bakker

Head of EMEA Hotels, Colliers International

Ara Aramyan

Deputy General Director, MC Dynamo

Maria Dvorman

Area HR Director Eastern Europe, The Rezidor Hotel Group

Alexis de La Palme

SVP – Head of Development Europe , Accor

Jonathan Worsley

Chairman, Bench Events, Board Director, STR Global

Giorgi Pertaia

Director, Georgian National Investment Agency

Vladimir Poddubko

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

Stephane Meyrat

Managing Director, Bevelia Hospitality Group

Jonathan Faiman

Chairman, Tempest Capital AG

Marius Gomola

Managing Director, Horwath HTL Hungary & Russia

Sergey Vereshchagin

Chief Executive Officer, Northern Caucasus Resorts

Natalia Tischendorf

European Director, Head of Corporate Finance , JLL Capital Markets

Evgeny Bezel

Managing Partner, URBANE Group LLC

Oxana Nabok

Area Human Resources Director - Russia & CIS, IHG

Vladimir Ilichev

Development Director - Russia & CIS, Hilton Worldwide

Arild Hovland

Senior Vice President Business Development, The Rezidor Hotel Group

Ben Martin

Principal, Head of Economics, AECOM

Marina Usenko

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

Kevin Underwood

Global Leader of Leisure and Culture, AECOM

Richard Tibbott

Chairman, Hospitality and Tourism, Cushman & Wakefield

Alexander Klyachin

Chairman of the Board of Directors, Azimut Hotels

Russia & CIS Hotel Investment Conference 2010

The Russia & CIS Hotel Investment Conference took (RHIC) place 25-27 October 2010 at the Renaissance Moscow Monarch Centre Hotel. RHIC was a huge success and brought together one of the largest gatherings of hotel investors, operators and developers to focus on Russia & CIS, with over 370 attendees from 28 countries. The compelling programme saw more than 70 speakers and panellists discussing the current challenges facing the hotel industry whilst exploring new investment opportunities in the region.

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RHIC 2010 Presentations

Please click on the link below for presentations made by speakers at RHIC 2010.


2010 Sponsors

Founder Sponsor:
Jones Lang LaSalle Hotels

Platinum Sponsors:

  • Corinthia Hotels
  • Horwath HTL
  • Renaissance Moscow Monarch Centre Hotel
  • The Rezidor Hotel Group

Gold Sponsors:

  • ACCOR Hospitality
  • AZIMUT Hotels Company
  • CJSC Kambio
  • Cushman & Wakefield
  • DLA Piper
  • Golden Tulip  Hospitality Group /  IFK Hotel Management
  • Hilton Worldwide
  • Hyatt
  • IHG
  • Interstate Management Services Inc
  • Jumeirah Group
  • Orient-Express Hotels
  • Salans
  • Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc
  • Tanmiya Management & Development Limited
  • Venture Investments and Yield Management LLP
  • Viceroy Hotel Group
  • Warimpex Finanz-Und Beteiligungs AG
  • WATG


  • Concept
  • Deloitte & Touche CTS
  • Ernst & Young
  • Networld
  • Steigenberger Hotel Group


Deals Announced at RHIC 2010

Several new successful deals underway or concluded were announced at RHIC, including 6 from Interstate Hotels & Resorts and 3 from Hilton Worldwide (DoubleTree by Hilton Moscow Leningradsky Riverside; Hilton Garden Inn Yaroslavl; Hilton Garden Inn Kazan).