February 25, 2011
Head of METROPOL Group of Companies Mikhail Slipenchuk Awarded PERSON OF THE YEAR in Nomination Businessman of the Year
Head of METROPOL Group of Companies Mikhail Slipenchuk became
the winner of the annual international award PERSON OF THE YEAR in
one of the most prestigious nominations - Businessman of the Year.
The award “for achievements in realization of innovative regional
and international projects” was presented to him at the ceremony
that took place in Moscow on February 24. M.V. Slipenchuk expressed
his gratitude to the Expert Council – consisting of politicians,
statesmen, journalists, public figures, Russian business elite, and
Russian and foreign mass media – for such a high award, noting the
“responsibility that comes with it” and wished all those present
health and prosperity.
The international award Person of the Year was established by RBC
Group in 2001. The main goal of the award is to draw attention to
people who have made the most visible influence on the development
of the country, to encourage their activity for the benefit of
Over the 11 years of its existence, the award has gained wide
acceptance in the society. Today it is presented in 25 nominations.
In different years the winners were: Vladimir Yakunin, Sergey
Mironov, Alexander Zhukov, Dmitry Medvedev, Sergey Lavrov, Galina
Vishnevskaya, Arkady Dvorkovich, Dmitry Zelenin, Aleksey Miller,
Sergey Stepashin, Vladimir Resin, Viktor Sadovnichy, Tatiana
Tarasova and many other eminent representatives of the Russian
political, social and business elite.
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