Andrey Barannikov

CEO, SPN Communications
Andrey Barannikov is the CEO of Communication Agency SPN Communications with offices in Moscow, Saint-Petersburg, Almaty and Krasnodar. It engages in the field of marketing communication, advertising, PR, event, content marketing. The agency was founded in 1990 and since 2016 it's TOP-3 leading communication agencies in Russia. SPN Communications is implementing various creative projects for large international and national enterprises such as Shell, Sanofi, Procter&Gambel, Gazprom, LG Electronics, General Electric, IKEA and etc.

Andrey is the member of the Executive Committee of International Communications Consultancy Organization, Honorary Chairman of Russian subdivision of ICCO and vice-chairman of Russian Public Relations Association. He has been awarded with many prestigious awards including IABC Gold Quill Awards, SABRE Awards, Global SABRE Awards, Cannes Corporate TV& Media Awards, IPRA GoldenWorld Awards. In 2017 he entered the top-100 most professional managers and top-5 best General Managers in Russia. He is the Chairman of the Organizing Committee of International Forum Baltic Weekend, Deputy Chairman of the organizing committee of PROBA ICCO Global PR Awards. Andrey graduated from Saint-Petersburg State University holding degree in Oriental studies – History of India.