An Initial Spark

The Manager Training Programme in Germany decisively changed Michail Bojarkin’s professional life. The Managing Director of Lesnaja Niva, a company that has primarily specialised in animal husbandry and agriculture to date, discovered new business areas and found German partner companies who could offer the right know-how to support his plans. The highlights included a German-Russian... Read More


Pavel Finagin – Ecological innovations boost profitability

Engineer Pavel Finagin has been with the Soda chemical works his entire working life. He focused on technological solutions for the company in his dissertation, which subsequently served as his ticket into the company. The manager with German roots owes his fast-tracked career to his attitude to life: “One should stay where one is needed.”... Read More


Denis Hodanovich – Top-quality print products for Siberia from Heidelberg

Denis Hodanovich is the co-owner of City-Press GmbH in the Siberian city of Tyumen and has been with the company since its establishment back in 2002. In the eight years of his involvement in the business, he has not only been responsible for different divisions but has continually participated in further training courses. In 2006,... Read More


Radik Bashirov – Further training as a resource investigator

Even after six years Radik Bashirov is still convinced of the benefits of his three-month stay in Germany: “Without the BMWi Manager Training Programme in Germany, I wouldn't be where I am today.” When the engineer and qualified translator decided to participate in the programme, he was still working at Kazanorgsintez AG in the nitrogen,... Read More


Igor Sinkin – Innovative high technology from Siberia offered

Igor Sinkin is the Managing Director of SibTotschMasch, the Siberian centre for precision mechanical engineering and construction. The Omsk-based hi-tech company manufactures customised dies, prototypes and construction components in small series for the scientific, mechanical engineering and medical industries. In addition to conventional materials such as ceramic and metal, the company increasingly offers its services... Read More