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About us

OUR MISSION IS TO BE TO THE ABSOLUTE LEADER IN THE DISTRIBUTION OF FMCG PRODUCTS IN RUSSIA AND THE CIS

After a couple of years now we can see the results. Already a quarter of a century has passed and it is easy to understand and appreciate the road, which has been traveled, and where it is necessary to go to move further. The road to the top can be winding and difficult, but knowing the route, we can lead the rest. Through the experience of our achievements, we have gained the strength to expand, to move forward to new heights with the never-ending desire to become the absolute leader in the distribution of FMCG products in the CIS by providing our customers with high-quality products, perfect customer service, while acting in the best interests of our society, consumers, employees and shareholders.

MANAGEMENT STRUCTURE

Dream Team
Oleg Smirnov
Chairman Board of Directors
Founder of the Company
Manages everything
Sergey Nesterenko
First Deputy
Chairman Board of Directors
Founder of the Company
Holds finance and legal issues
Alexey Kosyrev
Head of Trade Marketing and
Distribution Department
16 years in the Company
Earns from dusk to dawn
Anatoly Kozhevnikov
Head of Finance Department
6 years in the Company
Good at counting money
Anton Suschinsky
Head of IT Department
22 years in the Company
Chief of high technology
Viktor Korobeynikov
Head of Security Department
8 years in the Company
Security and Conscience of the GC SNS
Oleg Zhdanov
Head of Human Resources and
Communication Department
3 years in the Company
Sees people through
Sergey Petrov
Head of Administrative and Technical Department
8 years in the Company
Creates working conditions
Alexey Sdobnov
Head of Legal Department
1 year in the Company
Defends legal interests
Tatyana Sokolyanskaya
Head of Personnel Training
and Development Department
10 years in the Company
Inspires, develops, perfects

COMPANY’S BACKGROUND

THE SUCCESS STORY IS LONG MORE THAN A QUARTER OF A CENTURY

AWARDS AND RATINGS

FASTER. HIGHER. STRONGER.
FORBES 2018-2013
Rated in the 200 largest private companies in Russia by Forbes / Non-public and public private companies:
2018 – 49th place
2017 – 41st place
2016 – 42nd place
2015 – 39th place
2014 – 40th place
2013 – 45th place

FORBES 2012-2008
Rated in the 200 largest private companies in Russia by Forbes / Only non-public private companies:
2012 – 22nd place
2011 – 15th place
2010 – 12th place
2009 – 19th place
2008 – 21st place

RBC 2018-2015
RBC 500: Rated in the 500 largest companies in Russia (different forms of ownership, organizational and legal forms and jurisdictions) according to RBC:
2018 – 76th place
2017 – 66th place
2016 – 68th place
2015 – 61st place

RAEX-600 2018-2016
RAEX-600: Rated in the largest companies in Russia (which carry out activities in various spheres - wholesale trade, oil and gas industry, banks, etc.) in terms of sales of products according to Expert RA:
2018 – 69th place
2017 – 79th place
2016 – 88th place
GOLDEN LEAF AWARD 2016
The BAT Russia
and the GC SNS teams
received a joint award
Golden Leaf Award 2016
(an award which is presented
to the teams with the highest
results by senior management
of BAT by the end of the year) for outstanding
results when launching
Rothmans in Russia.

GOLDEN LEAF AWARD 2013
The BAT Russia
and the GC SNS teams
received a joint award
Golden Leaf Award 2013
(an award which is presented
to the teams with the highest
results by senior management
of BAT by the end of the year) for outstanding
results when launching
Rothmans in Russia.

BAT RUSSIA STARS AWARD 2013
The Trade Marketing and
Distribution Department
of the GC SNS
and the Trade Marketing
Department of BAT Russia
were presented with a team award
BAT Russia Stars Award 2013
for the phenomenal speed
of creating distribution
when launching Lucky Strike and Rothmans.
BAT RUSSIA STARS AWARD 2008
The teams of the Trade Marketing and
Distribution Department of the GC SNS
and the Trade Marketing Department of BAT Russia
were awarded BAT Russia Stars Award 2008
for remarkable results of teamwork.



Global Distribution Partners 2008
For the super successful
results of the work
the GC SNS received
the Global distribution
partner 2008 award
from the head office
of British American Tobacco (London).


GLOBAL DISTRIBUTOR OF THE YEAR 2007
The GC SNS received
the Global distribution
partner 2007 award
from British American Tobacco:
The GC SNS was recognized
the best BAT distributor
in the world
(in terms of sales volume)
by the end of 2006.
BEST INTRANET RUSSIA 2016
The Corporate Portal of the
GC SNS is recognized
in the professional
community, having won
victory in the nomination
The best portal in the FMCG
industry! Within the
framework of the Award
Best Intranet Russia 2016.

BEST CORPORATE MEDIA 2014
The GC SNS wall calendar
confidently won a victory
in the nominations for Best
Polygraphic Souvenir
Products in the competition
framework for Best Corporate
Media 2014.



BEST OFFICE AWARDS 2013
The Head Office of the
GC SNS is awarded
the prestigious architectural
award Best Office Award 2013
(the annual national award
for the best business
space solutions).














THE BEST CORPORATE MEDIA OF RUSSIA 2013
The SNS corporate magazine
Ahead of Time is recognized
as the winner of one
of the most prestigious
industry competitions –
The All-Russian Competition
The Best Corporate Media
Company 2013 in the category
for Intracorporate Magazine.












GFD RUS - ONE OF THE LARGEST ADVERTISERS OF RUSSIA 2016
By the end of 2016
GFD RUS joined the list
of the largest advertisers on Russian TV
(according to
NS Gallup Media)
with the following indicators:
- 220 place in the general list
among more than 32 500
advertisers of the
Russian Federation;
- 81 place among
more than 1 460 FMCG companies;
- for the second year in a row,
in the category Carbonated
beverages and energy drinks
GFD RUS is included in the list
of absolute leaders,
occupying the 4th place.
GFD RUS - ONE OF THE LARGEST ADVERTISERS OF RUSSIA 2015
By the end of 2015
GFD RUS joined the list
of the largest advertisers
on Russian TV
(according to
NS Gallup Media)
with the following indicators:
- 154 place in the general list
among more than 20 000
advertisers of the
Russian Federation;
- 54 place among
more than 1 000 FMCG companies;
- in the category Carbonated
beverages and energy drinks
GFD RUS is included in the list
of absolute leaders,
occupying the 4th place.

BEST CIGAR IMPORTER RUSSIA 2014
Russian Cigar Union awarded the title The Best Cigar Importer of 2014 to One Trade (structural subdivision of the GC SNS responsible for the distribution of OTP).
THE FASTEST GROWING DISTRIBUTOR 2012
One Trade (a structural
subdivision of the GC SNS,
responsible for the distribution
of OTP), is given the status
of The Fastest Growing
Distributor 2012.



SPONSORSHIP AND CHARITY

THE STATE TRETYAKOV GALLERY, SAVVINO-STOROZHEVSKY MONASTERY, PERSONAL INITIATIVES

THE STATE TRETYAKOV GALLERY

Zelfira
Tregulova
Director General
www.tretyakovgallery.ru

The SNS Group of Companies has supported the Tretyakov State Gallery since 2011. We are proud to be a member of the Society of Friends of the Museum, a unique repository, and a symbol of the rich historical and cultural heritage of our country. Within a cooperative framework, we practice the principle of targeted assistance, supporting specific joint programs and projects.


SAVVINO-STOROZHEVSKY MONASTERY

ARCHIMANDRITE
SAVVA
Head of monastery
www.savvastor.ru

Since 2008, the GC SNS has been actively involved in the revival of the Savvino-Storozhevsky Monastery, the oldest leading Orthodox shrine since 1398 and representing a very significant place, both historically and spiritually. During the fruitful years of cooperation between the GC SNS and the monastery, a variety of large-scale restoration works were realized. In the future there are no less ambitious plans.


PERSONAL INITIATIVES

The GC SNS supports and participates in the private initiatives of employees who combine to help colleagues and their families who are in difficult life situations, as well as the wards of orphanages in various regions of our country.

Our programs:
– assistance to employees/employee family members: the collection of funds for expensive treatment and operations; the collection of funds to help those who find themselves in difficult life situations;
– ​Let's give children faith in miracles!: a traditional New Year's project, within which we fulfil the most cherished desires of the orphanage children.
Thanks to such projects, any employee of the GC SNS can contribute to the fortunes of big and small people throughout the country, regardless of the grade and position. Always powerful in response and a successful history of holding charity actions of the GC SNS confirms: we are powerful together!