Why Russia?
"Acer has a wonderful history of business in Russia, a history of reversal. We all know that over the past five years the market has suffered a decline. It is difficult for everyone. At the same time, we have been able to regain our positions quite quickly. The Russian market ranks third in the EMEA region. We want it to rank first."

Jason Chen

CEO Acer Inc

08.2017

Why Russia?
"We have been present in Russia for more than 25 years and we hope that we’ll stay here for more than the next 25 years. We have no intention to reduce our presence in Russia – on the contrary – we plan to expand it."

Guillaume Debrosse

CEO
Bonduelle Group

04.2019

Why Russia?
"Currently, we are actively engaged in the localization of production in Russia, we are also investing heavily in digital technology. We are talking about 100 million euro. ... We have many promising projects in Russia, including innovative. ... We will continue to cooperate and move forward."

Joe Kaeser

CEO
Siemens AG

02.2019

Why Russia?
"We, Schaeffler company, intend to expand our localization in Russia. The new program of investment in infrastructure projects adopted by the Russian Government provides exciting opportunities for this."

Klaus Rosenfeld

CEO
Schaeffler AG

11.2018

Why Russia?
"I would say that there is indeed a calm situation in Russia at the moment, and we do not observe any shocks. In contrast with Europe, for example, where the business climate was marked by considerable turbulence, it is stable in Russia. And we like it."

Francesco Starace

CEO
Enel

10.2018

Why Russia?
"Russia is one of the priority markets for us and we will keep investing in the Russian economy."

Johan Vanderplaetse

Senior Vice President,
President for Russia/CIS
Schneider Electric

10.2018

Why Russia?
"Our active participation in LNG projects in the Arctic shows that Russia has become a strategically important country for Total Group. Besides hydrocarbon production, we consider the Russian market as one of the top priority and growing for our Marketing and Services unit as well as concerning refined products, especially lubricants."

Patrick Pouyanné

Chair Total

10.2018

Why Russia?
"We estimate Russia’s investment climate to be very appealing. Russia is one of the world’s major economies; it has faced a crisis due to the drop of oil prices. And this hasn’t affected the country – neither investments nor infrastructure. This is very impressive. We believe the prospects for investments in Russia to be promising"

His Excellency Sultan Ahmed bin Sulayem

Group Chair and CEO
DP World

01.2018

Why Russia?
"The Russian market has always been and still remains one of our priorities. The Russian unit of Valio is being developed at an unprecedented pace. We communicate with market experts and objectively evaluate all possibilities. We are ready to develop further and to consider all possible options."

Annikka Hurme

CEO
Valio

01.2018

Why Russia?
"Mars has been present in the Russian market for more than 25 years, and Russia remains the key market for the company in all segments."

Victoria Mars

Chair of the Board of Directors
Mars Inc

10.2017

Why Russia?
"The share of local production of Syngenta crop protection products in Russia is about 30  % of the total local sales. We would like to increase this figure to 70  %. I emphasize that it is very important that in Russia we invest not just in products but also in R&D. We are very impressed by the level of the Russian scientists. This is a great place for us, not only because Russia is a good fast-growing market, but also due to its [intellectual] capabilities."

Erik Fyrwald

CEO Syngenta

08.2017

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