Corporate Communications

Olga Podoinitsyna enters top-100 most influential in-house communicators around the world

29 July 2015

Olga Podoinitsyna, Member of the Board at VTB Capital, has been named as one of the world’s most important and influential leaders in corporate communications by the most recent Holmes Report, the leading British source of information for the public relations industry.
The main selection criteria were to assess the performance in communications of the leading global companies in various economic sectors. In particular, the Holmes Report assessed the status of completed projects; competitive advantage; and the implementation of innovative solutions in work.

Alexei Yakovitsky, Global CEO at VTB Capital, said: "The Holmes Report’s research is a serious confirmation of VTB Capital’s achievements in global communications. Developing business contacts and positioning our business effectively in international markets is one of our priorities. VTB Capital’s Global Communications & Marketing Department team applies innovative and creative solutions to these challenges that have been recognised with numerous international awards."

In July 2015 VTB Capital won three awards at the Communicate Magazine Corporate & Financial Awards. VTB Capital was awarded “Best Meeting” and “Most innovative financial communications” for the unique open debate format of this year’s meeting with leading international investors at the World Economic Forum in Davos. VTB Capital also received recognition for its annual "RUSSIA CALLING!" Investment Forum, winning the “Best management of investor and analyst relations” accolade.

In 2014, VTB Capital has been recognised at the Corporate & Financial Awards for the Best in-house Corporate and Financial Communications Team, and in 2013 VTB Capital's "RUSSIA CALLING!" Investment Forum was recognised as the ‘Best Analyst / Investor / Press Meeting’ and ‘Best Ongoing Communication with Overseas Investors and / or Media’.

In 2013, VTB Capital's "RUSSIA CALLING!" Investment Forum has also won the award in the category of "Best event management" at the IPRA Golden World Awards, the prestigious annual awards of the International Public Relations Association.

In 2014, Olga Podoinitsyna has become the first Russian representative honoured with SABRE Award, one of the most prestigious awards in the public relations industry.

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