Number of years in company – 16 yrs.
2001 – 2015 – Commercial Director. OJSC "Publishing house "Prosvescheniye"
2015 – 2017 – Managing Director. JSC "Publishing house "Prosvescheniye"
January 2017 – until now – Senior Vice President. JSC “Holding company "Prosvescheniye"
Mikhail Kozhevnikov has held key management positions in the largest publishing and book-selling business structures for more than 20 years. He is an expert in the fields of commerce, marketing, regional business development. He has considerable experience in the spheres of organizational reforms, reengineering of business processes and accompanying management processes of large companies.
In September 2016, he entered the top-1000 of Russian managers and the top-10 of top executives of the media business.
In 2016, under the supervision of Mikhail Kozhevnikov and with the participation of PwC, the Development Strategy of "Prosvescheniye" until 2025 was developed. It is to determine the Company's development for the next 10 years.
Today, under the guidance of Mikhail Kozhevnikov, in "Prosvescheniye" significant changes are underway to improve management processes, upgrade the team, develop the product portfolio and enter adjacent segments of the market.
These transformations have made it possible to improve the efficiency of the company. In particular, the volume of pressrun of "Prosvescheniye" in 2017 exceeded 100 million copies. This is the most impressive result for the entire modern history of the company.
Mikhail Kozhevnikov took the Executive MBA program at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.