President. Responsible for the Future Amway Charity Foundation. Born in Moscow and graduated from Moscow State Pedagogical University (School of Chemistry) and Moscow State Linguistic University. Over 10 years’ experience in Public Relations and Social Programmes. Over the years, Anna has held high-level positions in PR departments of such companies as Johnson&Johnson, Avon, Eli Lilly and DuPont.
Several large nation-wide healthcare projects and GR initiatives have been implemented under her guidance. They include charity programmes targeting cancer treatment, domestic violence prevention, better safety for children and teenagers, etc. In May 2012, Ms. Soshinskaya joined Amway Russia as PR and GR Director. In this position, she is in charge of all kinds outside communications, including the media, government agencies and non-profit organisations.
Anna Soshinskaya is fluent in English and French. Married, with four children. Topics for comment:
- State regulation of commerce, including distance selling and mobile retail (direct sales); - Legislation regulating manufacturing and sales of chemicals, biologically active additives and cosmetics; - Global market of direct sales industry, perfumes and cosmetics, household chemicals, healthy food dishes; - Consumer market in Russia (segments: perfumes and cosmetics, household chemicals, luxury items, food dishes); - Current state of new manufacturing technologies in household chemicals, BAAs and cosmetics; - Entrepreneurship and small business; - Corporate social responsibilities and charity initiatives.