Maxim is Account Director in the Tech+Digital practice. He is responsible for day-to-day media relations, preparing press materials, coordinating events and cooperating with partners. His client experience includes travel brands, organizations and government bodies, such as Azerbaijan Tourism Board, Qatar Airways and Embassy of India in Moscow as well as international entertainment, media and tech companies, incl. ViacomCBS, TCL, NetApp, Tinder and UCWeb.
Prior to joining PBN H+K Strategies, Maxim spent 5 years at various PR agencies specializing in lifestyle with a focus on travel. His portfolio of clients included international brands such as Shangri-La Hotels & Resorts, Banyan Tree Hotels & Resorts, Rocco Forte Hotels and Belmond Luxury Hotels. Maxim also has experience providing communications support for Solis Sochi Hotel, the first ski-in / ski-out luxury property in Russia, as well as launching Zavento.com, a MICE booking service.
Maxim graduated with honors from Moscow State University with a degree in Foreign Languages. Later he graduated from the Plekhanov Russian University of Economics with a Master’s degree in Project Management. He also studied at Palacky University in the Czech Republic, attended courses on Internet Analytics at the Plekhanov Russian University of Economics and has completed online courses on digital marketing.
Maxim speaks fluent Russian, English and Czech.