December 4, 2015 – Vesper, a private company investing in prime residential property and renovation of historic buildings, partnered with RBC’s annual awards held on December 3 at Four Seasons Moscow Hotel.
This year, the award was given in 10 categories: Entrepreneur, Manager and Investor of the Year, Startup, Breakthrough and Deal of the Year, and Citizen, Public Official and Philanthropist of the Year. The award is intended to recognise individuals and companies who have excelled in business, transformation of social environment and socially meaningful activities.
The winners were determined in three stages: the long list compiled by the RBC editorial board, open ballot voting on the RBC Awards website and secret ballot voting by the expert panel comprising editors-in–chief of RBC’s information resources, business community representatives, public officials and public figures.
Among guests of the gala ceremony were Mikhail Prokhorov, Dmitry Peskov, Alexander Lyubimov, Natalia Timakova, Elizaveta Osetinskaya, Sergei Kapkov, Derk Sauer, Irina Khakamada, Polina Deripaska, Roman Avdeev, Nikolai Uskov and many others. The event was hosted by Ivan Urgant.
“We were happy to support the RBC Awards to celebrate together the most commendable entrepreneurs and public figures. The finalists are successful leaders contributing to the development of this country, whose achievements deserve recognition”, commented Boris Azarenko, CEO of Vesper investment company.