Our team

Event Management

Oksana Osichkina, managing partner
img_22_0.jpgOksana Osichkina graduated from Academy of Economics and Finance of Plekhanov with speciality of manager and economist of hotel and restaurant business, then graduated from International Management School of Leewarden (bachelor of science , hotel administration ). Then she received a certificate of American Association of Hotels and Motels.

Oksana started out in Marriott hotel chain in Moscow, which she left in a position of income planning and hotel booking department chief. Since 2001 to 2003 she served as a chief of administration and logistics division in Millhouse Capital . In 2003 she headed Conference Management Group event agency, where she later became a managing director following its merging with Interconnect, turning it to Interconnect Management Group ( IMG ). Since 2005 she is a head of Artisan Group.

Public Relations

Alexander Filimonov, Ph.D, junior partner, head of PR division
img_11_0.jpgA graduate of Moscow State University of Lomonosov, faculty of foreign languages (bachelor of arts, linguistics, and master of arts, linguistics and communication), and of University of Colorado at Denver, USA (bachelor of arts, major in Communications), Alexander started his career as a translator in ITAR-TASS national wire agency, where he was soon promoted to editor. Later he continued his journalist career in Interfax wire agency.

After several years of work of a journalist, Alexander joined Mmd Public Relations as an account manager, where he was the key person to provide PR-support to the companies IBM , Goodyear , SAP , Computer Associates and NEC. Since 2006 Alexander Filimonovo is a head of PR division in Artisan Group.