General Manager Russia
Marat joined the yachting industry in 2014, as head of the brokerage department at West Nautical, where he enjoyed tangible success as a broker, building an impressive list of yacht sales of both new construction and second hand yachts. Prior to entering the yachting industry he worked in the luxury car sector in positions including the Head of Sales and Marketing at Bentley Russia as well as at the Bentley headquarters in the UK. He also has a strong background in marketing having studied International Marketing and Economics at the Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO – University) and having completed his MBA at The Academy of National Economy in Russia. His mother tongue is Russian but he also speaks English, Spanish and German. Marat has a a strong work ethic and brings both experience and enthusiasm to every client’s enquiry. His extensive marketing experience, paired with a deep knowledge of the luxury and yachting industries, make him ideally qualified for supporting IYC’s valued Russian clients and for developing the company’s presence in this important global hub.