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SOME FACTS ABOUT iMARS TEAM:
We have traveled half the world, visited more than 150 countries on all continents, conquered the North Pole, swum across the icy Yenisei in early spring, which has strengthened our spirit and willpower, and our range of vision has reached its maximum – 360 degrees. iMARS team’s accolades feature four gold medals, 24 degrees with honors and we speak 12 foreign languages, including Chinese, Arabic, Serbo-Croatian, Finnish, Japanese, and Farsi. We are certified marketing specialists, PR specialists, advertising experts, designers, journalists, linguists, lawyers, economists and political analysts. There are also highly specialized personnel available, such as military interpreters, propaganda specialists, civil aviation engineers, even nuclear physicists. The average term of work for iMARS is about five years, and we pride ourselves in staying loyal for a long time. Together we solve the most ambitious tasks for our clients.


SOME FACTS ABOUT iMARS TEAM:
We have traveled half the world, visited more than 150 countries on all continents, conquered the North Pole, swum across the icy Yenisei in early spring, which has strengthened our spirit and willpower, and our range of vision has reached its maximum – 360 degrees. iMARS team’s accolades feature four gold medals, 24 degrees with honors and we speak 12 foreign languages, including Chinese, Arabic, Serbo-Croatian, Finnish, Japanese, and Farsi. We are certified marketing specialists, PR specialists, advertising experts, designers, journalists, linguists, lawyers, economists and political analysts. There are also highly specialized personnel available, such as military interpreters, propaganda specialists, civil aviation engineers, even nuclear physicists. The average term of work for iMARS is about five years, and we pride ourselves in staying loyal for a long time. Together we solve the most ambitious tasks for our clients.
Vladimir Stupnikov
Partner of iMARS, President
Partner of iMARS, President
In 2003, Mr. Stupnikov graduated from the Zhukovsky Air Force Engineering Academy. Between 2003 – 2006, he underwent professional training specializing in “Marketing and Public Relations” at the Institute of Economics and Enterprise. In the same period, he worked at the Public Relations Department of the RZhD OAO, and climbed the corporate ladder from the main specialist to Head of Information and Regional Development Department. In 2006, Mr. Stupnikov was appointed Head of the Public Affairs Office of Group E4 OAO (a corporation which specializes in industrial and power project construction). In 2008, he was named Director of Public Affairs and Relations with Government Authorities of Group E4 OAO. Since 2011, he has held the position of Business Development Director in iMARS, and became a Partner of the agency in 2014. Starting from 2015, Vladimir is President of iMARS Communications.

Since 2008, Mr. Stupnikov has been on the list of the Top 1000 professional Russian managers (according to the Managers Association and PH Kommersant). In 2016, he was within the Top 3 PR agency heads in Russia according to the TOP COMM rating. He is a member of committees of the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs on energy policy and energy efficiency and technical regulation, standardization and adequacy evaluation.
Elena Groznaya
Senior Partner of iMARS
Senior Partner of iMARS
In 2001 graduated from Moscow State Linguistic University with a red diploma in linguistics and intercultural communications. Started her career in public relations in one of the first Russian PR agencies Maslov PR (Now KetchumMaslov), then worked in the PR department of BBDO Group. In iMARS since 2006. At first as an Executive director was in charge of operational management, forming the team, working with key clients, market pitches and development on new practices, such as social networks, BTL and film promotion, which later grew into a new brand – iMARSkino. Since 2012 has been the Agency Partner. Got several prestigious awards for the Agency, such as PROBA ipra and the Silver Archer for the ‘best PR project of the year’ and АKMR Digital Communications Awards-2018 for the ‘best viral video’.
Dmitry Budanov
Director of Project PR Department
Director of Project PR Department
Mr. Budanov manages the implementation of complex communication projects, including international ones, for companies like Rosatom State Atomic Energy Corporation, Transmashholding, MRSK Center, Pipe and Tube Industry Development Fund. At different times, he was responsible for implementation of information campaigns for the Federal Passenger Company, United Wagon Company, Gazprombank, SIBUR, AKRON, EVRAZ, VEB-Leasing and other leading Russian companies in power, mechanical engineering, and metallurgy. Prior to this, he worked in Public Relations Development Company, RIA Novosti.

He served with the armed forces of the Russian Federation, including the Russian contingent of the International Peace Force in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Mr. Budanov also holds the Medal of the Order of Merit for the Motherland, II Degree, Medal for Strengthening Comradeship in Arms, etc.
Ekaterina Vronskaya
Press Secretary of iMARS
Press Secretary of iMARS
Education - Lomonosov Moscow State University, Faculty of Journalism.

Started her career in communications in 2017 as Head of Press Office at High School of Parliamentarism (the Young Guard of United Russia project), then worked as PR Manager of PROGRESS Communication Agency in 2018.

Ekaterina Vronskaya was appointed to the post of Press Secretary of iMARS Communications in 2019.