I am currently Managing Director of a design studio and homeware company based in Moscow/Russia. Along our own brands "SELECTIC" and "ESSENTIC", we also operate sourcing and merchandising of several foreign brands within Russia. I am a long term veteran of the retail and wholesale of furniture and fashion industry. I have more than 10 years of first-hand industry experience and has held senior-level positions in several companies mostly in brand management. I am diversified background includes some of the most notable names in the fashion and retail industries. My specialties include brand management, marketing, operations, stores, business development and e-commerce. While in retailing, I held senior management positions including, Operations Director, Marketing Manager, Brand Manager and Managing Partner of an e-commerce retail business.