Moscow, July 12, 2005 - Last week organizers named the winners of the national contest 'Media Manager of Russia 2005'. Awards are annually granted to the most professional executives of the Russian media, who have achieved remarkable results in running their companies and contributed to the advancement of the whole industry. More than 90 candidates were nominated for the most prestigious award in the media business this year. Experts from various media associations, members of the Expert Council and an independent jury named the best professionals in six categories ('Print Media', 'Electronic Media', 'Distribution', 'Advertising', 'Media-author' and 'Public Relations'). RBC TV General Director Artyom Inyutin won in the category 'Electronic Media'.
Inyutin is the General Director of the RBC TV station and the head of Russian Information Agency RosBusinessConsulting (RIA RosBusinessConsulting). He also sits on the Board of Directors of RBC (RTS, MICEX: RBCI). Inyutin has been in charge of the company's media business since 1997. He held the position of the Chief Administrative Officer of RosBusinessConsulting from 1994 to 1996. Prior to joining the company, Inyutin was a development team leader at a Russian scientific institute where he was responsible for managing database software development. He has also worked at a trading company as the Advertising Director. He graduated from the Moscow Technical University and holds a second educational degree from the Russian Finance Academy, Ph.D. in Economics.
Among the winners in other categories ware named the Managing Director of the Publishing House Sekret Firmy Yuri Katsman, Publisher of the Publishing House Provintsiya Boris Giller, observer of the Izvestia newspaper Irina Petrovskaya, TNK BP Vice President Vladimir Ruga and TNT General Director Roman Petrenko. Chairman of Independent Media Derk Sauer won the grand-prix of the contest.
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