Vladimir Mau wins Best in Russia / Best.ru award
RANEPA Rector Vladimir Mau has won the Best.ru: Companies, Persons, Projects of the Year 2016 annual public activity award in the ‘Persons of the Year’ category.
The Best in Russia/Best.ru Award is a unique event in the Russian business community that celebrates the success of companies and individuals and determines the most significant public events of the year. The prize, awarded by the Anews.com news portal, aims to attract attention to companies, to people who have most clearly manifested themselves in the service of public, and the country’s political and state interests.
The winners are determined in two stages. Initially, the list of nominees is formed based on rankings compiled by the National Rating Agency (NRA) and the Medialogy analytical system. The winners are selected by an expert council, which includes business leaders, prominent public and political figures. The experts voted on the basis of rankings and nominees' applications. The final list was compiled following the expert council meeting.
The awards ceremony was held on April 24 at the Mercury City Tower, a famous high-rise at the Moscow International Business Center. The prize was awarded in three categories, ‘Companies of the Year,’ ‘Persons of the Year,’ and ‘Projects of the Year.’ Rector of the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration (RANEPA) Vladimir Mau received the Best.ru/Persons of the Year 2016 award in the area of Education.
Government officials and top members of Russia’s business, public and cultural elite attended the official reception.