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Montreal -Seminar with the new Senior Trade Commissioner of the Russian Federation

  • 07 Nov 2018
  • 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • BCF office: 1100 René Lévesque st. West, 25th floor

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A new Senior Trade Commissioner of the Russian Federation was appointed this Summer, Mr Valerii Maksimov. He will be in Montreal on November 7 to explain how Canadian companies can interact with the Russian Trade Commissioner service. He will also describe the changes in the mandate of trade commissioners since they were moved to the Ministry of Industry and Trade (previously linked to the Ministry of Economic Development). 

The Seminar will be followed by a wine and cheese reception. 

Special guest: Consul General of the Russian Federation in Montreal, Yury Bedzhanyan


Biography of Velerii Maksimov

  • Senior Trade Commissioner of the Russian Federation in Canada
  • Deputy Trade Commissioner of the Russian Federation in Canada, 2016-2018;
  • Adviser to the Head of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia), Russia, 2016 – 2016;
  • Minister, Ministry of Economy of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia), Yakutsk, Russia, 2014 - 2016 ;
  • Minister, Ministry for Federative Affairs and External Relations of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia), Yakutsk, Russia, 2010-2014,
  • Ministry of Industry of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia), Yakutsk, Russia, 2005-2010, Deputy Minister, First Deputy Minister;
  • Department of State Assets Management of the Government of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia), Yakutsk, Russia, 2000-2002, Sr. Specialist;
  • Ministry of Economic Development of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia), Yakutsk, Russia, 1999-2000, Sr. Expert;
  • Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia), Scientific Research Institute of the Regional Economics of the North, Yakutsk, Russia, 1999, Researcher.