Press releases | Archive 2013
Roman Badanin appointed editor-in-chief of RBC news agency
Moscow, December 16, 2013– RBC OJSC (Moscow Exchange: RBCM) hereby announces a new appointment.
Roman Badanin will become Head of RBC news agency starting January 15, 2014.
“Roman has more than 10 years of experience in the Internet and high-quality journalism. I am delighted that he has joined our team. The task set before Roman is to develop the strong points of the news agency and in cooperation with our team to make RBC the best business news resource,” RBC CEO Derk Sauer said.
Roman Badanin graduated from the History Department of the Moscow State University. He worked in the International Foundation for Socio-Economic and Political Studies (the Gorbachev Foundation) and was engaged in research activities. Roman was deputy editor-in-chief of Gazeta.ru website for 10 years. In December 2011, he became editor-in-chief of Forbes.ru website. In fall 2013, he was named executive director of Internet projects at Interfax.
RBC is a leading Russian multimedia holding, with leadership positions in news and business media as well as in domain name registration and hosting. RBC provides a full coverage of business information via key media platforms and offers means of communications and additional services on the Internet and on mobile devices. The holding’s aggregate audience exceeds 72m people per month.