Gor NAKHAPETYAN

Entrepreneur and philanthropist

Emeritus Professor of business-practice and Honorary member of the Association of Entrepreneurship Development of the Moscow School of Management SKOLKOVO.

Gor Nakhapetyan graduated with distinction from the Yerevan State University, the Faculty of Applied Mathematics, in 1991. In the years 1991 to 1992, he completed a one-and-a-half-year Business Administration Course at the American University of Armenia. In 2008 Gor completed a course of study at the INSEAD Business School.

Gor started his career path in 1992 at Dialog Bank. He participated in first tradings at the newly organized Moscow exchange MICEX. In 1993 Gor moved to Troika Dialog and worked at ground zero of the Company. Later Gor led the group for special projects development; on the base of those projects Managing Company Troika Dialog (from November 2012 – Sberbank Asset Management) was created and headed by Gor in 1996. In 2001-2003 Gor took part in the project on purchase and restructuring of Rosgosstrakh. Then Gor was Vice-President of Rosgosstrakh, being responsible for the Presidential Executive Office and a number of departments, led the project on rebranding.

Till February 2013, Mr Nakhapetyan was Head of the Presidential Executive Office, Managing Director at Troika Dialog (Sberbank CIB from October 2012). Within the framework of the Managing Director position Mr Nakhapetyan supervised strategical development issues, as well as was in charge of performance of several departments of the Company, namely Public affairs department, Marketing department, Human resources department, Security management department, Contact & Information center and Internal communications department.

From February to September 2013 Gor Nakhapetyan was Vice President of the Savings Bank of the Russian Federation. Within the scope of this position, Gor supervised the HR department, including such priorities as formation and development of corporate culture, improvement of the employees motivation system, creation of a corporate university, establishment of a system of efficient communications inside the organization. From 2006 to 2013 Gor Nakhapetyan was member of Coordination Council of the Moscow School of Management SKOLKOVO and Chairman of HR and ethics Committee. From 2013 to 2016 was elected as a Chairman of the Alumni Board of SKOLKOVO.

Currently Mr. Nakhapetyan is a member of the Board of trustees of the Moscow Multimedia Art Museum, Gogol Center Foundation, Co-founder of the Friends Charity Foundation www.friendsfoundation.ru, the individual continuing educational consulting service Profilum www.profilum.ru and of the communication platform for mentors and experts Experum www.experum.ru, chairman of board of directors at the Corporation of Robots, Co-founder and partner at Sensemakers www.sensemakers.biz.

Mr. Nakhapetyan is passionate about contemporary art and psychology. He is a certified trainer and coach of the Process Communication Model.

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