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Smetannikov Max

Since January 2006 Max Smetannikov is CEO of Marlboro Victor Group (New York, London, Moscow)
July 2010 – March 2012, Matrix Video Group, nee MVG Moscow, CEO
February 2004 – July 2010, Global Advertising Strategies, VP (New York)
2003 – 2004, the 451 Group, Senior Analyst (New York, London, San Francisco)
Co-author of “Multicultural Marketing Trends in the Retail Industry”, EthnicUSA Market Research

1990 – 1992 Lomonosov Moscow State University (MSU), Journalism
1992 – 1994 Belmont University, BA, Communications
Max holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in communications, journalism and broadcast from Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee and Moscow State University School of Journalism.
1995 – 1996 American University, MA, Communications
2008 CFA Institute, CFA Level 1 Coursework completed, Banking, Corporate, Finance, and Securities Law
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