Vladimir Gerasimov

First Deputy General Director - Executive Director, Interfax Information Services Group

Responsible at Interfax for financial and business information and services for business, and for the operations of the Group's international partnerships.
    Graduated from Moscow State University's Faculty of Journalism and worked in Foreign Broadcasting before joining Interfax in 1991, where he created the news agency's first business and finance products.
    Helped set up the United Credit Bureau, a Russian market leader in credit information, and oversees the operations of the joint venture Interfax set up in conjunction with Dun & Bradstreet, a market leader for information on foreign companies.
    In recent years, has played an active role in the Open Government and cooperated with the Federal Tax Service and Federal State Statistics Service.
    He is one of the leading media industry managers, according to the Russian Managers Association TOP 1000 ranking.