The new leader of “M. Video” became the ex-President “Coherent”

On the appointment of Michael Touch on the chief Executive officer (CEO) the largest non-food “M. Video” (the”head” company of LLC “M. Video Management”), follows from the official reports of the company. In the new Touch position will be responsible for all operational activities of the company, reporting directly to Alexander Tynkovan, the founder, President and CEO of the group “M. Video”.

The runs will focus on the development strategy of “M. Video” and the launch of new business projects, announced himself the founder of a network during a conference-Cola.

In mid-January Touch after nine years of work in “the Messenger” has left the company. His post was the former Chairman of the management Board of Sviaz Bank Evgeny Davydovich. On the day of personnel changes in “the Messenger” about the possible move of the Touch on the post of “M. Video” wrote “the Secret” with reference to one source. The Touch then promised to tell RBC about career plans “toward the end of the first quarter of 2016”.

Michael Touch before joining “the Messenger” worked at General Electric Capital, including was CFO of the retail Bank GE Money Bank in Russia. In “the Messenger” Touch came in 2007. Before becoming President of the company, he worked for seven years its chief Executive officer. In 2013, when the Touch was headed by “the Messenger”, the company’s revenue for the year increased by 17% from 92 billion to 108 billion rubles in particular, was the initiator of start of sales in the “Connected” financial services and insurance products, said Zaikina. This retailer has managed to diversify its business: services now account for 50% of the total profit of the network.

The development strategy of “Liaison” was adopted in 2013 and with the change of shareholder has not changed, it is told in the company message. In 2015, however, conditions have changed. In the “Connected” again began selling contracts of “VimpelCom” and “MegaFon” shareholders “Euroset”, which did not sell its SIM cards in its stores. Their main competitor MTS, on the contrary, the announced his departure from “Coherent”, citing a drop in sales of their contracts. In the summer of 2015 the company first announced the joint project with the once main rival: buyers of Internet-hypermarket Enter had the opportunity to pick up their orders in the salons of “Euroset”.

“I may be crazy, but more than the quiet work if you don’t want my format. Yes, the work [in “the Messenger”] nervous, but these nerves — a creative energy. It’s a drive, he recalls juggling a thousand crystal balls, when no one can not drop”, — told in Touch in an interview to RBC in September of last year. After the official announcement about leaving “Coherent” Touch said: “Now I can move on, being absolutely sure that the business is under any conditions will be successful.”