Top Management

Rostislav Ordovsky-Tanaevsky Blanco, Founder, President of the Rostik Group Corporation:

Rostislav Ordovsky-Tanayevsky Blanco

A Venezuelan citizen, Rostislav graduated in 1981 from the Simon Bolivar University (Caracas) as a chemical engineer. He came first to Russia in 1988 to discover the country of his grandparents. He has since then lived regularly in Moscow, where he has established his family.

A champion of customer service and advocacy, Rostislav has played a central role in the formation of the modern restaurant and hospitality industry in Russia & the CIS. He is one of the co-founders of the Russian Federation of Restaurateurs and Hoteliers. Rostislav is also a member of “Delovaya Rossia” (Business Russia). In 2004, he masterminded the creation of a large multi-retailer customer rewards program, which became MALINA, today the largest coalition loyalty program in Russia.

Rostislav is widely regarded as one of the most successful entrepreneurs in Russia, blending the best of international business practice with an intimate understanding of the local marketplace and uncompromised integrity and fairness in all his endeavours to make people work and cooperate together successfully. Over the past 25 years, he has managed successfully Joint Venture and Partnership with such multinationals as Walt Disney, Eastman Kodak Company, Yum!Brands, Whitbread Plc, Carlson Restaurants World Wide.

Rostislav Ordovsky-Tanaevsky Blanco’s awards include:

2001 Person of the Year. The award in the category “CEO of a Consumer Service Enterprise” for an outstanding personal contribution to the development of the restaurant business in Russia.
2002 Person of the Year. The award in the category for “Industry Leader. Restaurant Business”. Rostislav Ordovsky-Tanaevsky Blanco was the first Russian entrepreneur to be awarded the title twice.
2003 Business People. An award in the category, “Breakthrough of the Year,” for notable and considerable contributions to the development of Russia.
2004 National Hospitality Award. An award for his personal contribution to the development of the hospitality industry in Russia..
2006 Entrepreneur of the Year. The winner in the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award in Russia. In June 2007, Rostislav Ordovsky-Tanaevsky Blanco represented Russia at the World Entrepreneur of the Year banquet in Monte Carlo.

Vladimir Mekhrishvili, Senior Vice President Rostik Group, Managing Partner of CorpEstate:

Vladimir Mekhrishvili

Born in Tbilisi, Georgia. He graduated from Tbilisi State University with a degree in economics in 1978. He studied “Securities Transactions” at the London Business School in 1996, and took a course on “Corporate Finance, Accounting and Risk Management” from The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales in 1998. He started his career as the head of the budget department at the USSR State Bank branch in Tbilisi. He then worked as deputy director for economic affairs at the Electronic Equipment Factory based in Tbilisi. In 1990, he was offered the position of a regional financial director for the Marco Polo international chain (Russia). Since 1992, he has been Vice President at Rostik Group. Since 1995, he’s been on the board of directors of RIG Restaurants Ltd, since 2005, he’s been CorpEstate’s managing parner real estate operations, and a member of the board of directors for Rosinter Restaurants Holding and its Audit Committee since 2006. Over the past 15 years, he has been a chairman and a member of the board of directors of various Group companies. In 2005 he joined the Russian National Association of Corporate Directors, in 2011 he bacame a member of the National register of professional corporate directors of the Russian Institute of directors.

Konstantin Ordovsky-Tanaevsky, Vice President at Rostik Group, Commercial Director at Rosinter Restaurants Holding:

Konstantin Ordovsky-Tanaevsky

Konstantin had started his professional development in Rosinter Restaurants in 2001 working in various divisions of the company including restaurant director for a Planeta Sushi and Il Patio restaurant. Since than he had experienced over 15 years of managing and developing various businesses in such industries as international trade, logistics, furniture and consumer goods importation, food and beverage distribution, Foodservice and retail chain management.

He holds a Masters of Business Administration from CASS Business School (London) and a Business Administration diploma from the Moscow State Institute of International Affairs (MGIMO).

Konstantin Ordovsky-Tanayevsky, Chair of the Board of Directors of Karlson Tourism:

Konstantin Ordovsky-Tanayevsky

Born in Caracas, Venezuela, he immigrated to the United States in 1964. He left school with a “Governor’s Scholar Award” signed by Ronald Reagan, then California’s Governor. In 1975, he graduated from U.C.L.A. (California) as a biochemist and an economist. In 1982, he earned an honors degree in business administration from INSEAD (Fontainebleau, France).

Between 1977 and 1981 he worked for Procter & Gamble International as director for consumer goods development and marketing. In 1983, he teamed up with Rostislav Ordovsky-Tanayevsky Blanco to create a company to retail medical equipment in Venezuela. In 1985, he founded the first company dedicated to Latin American film distribution in the USA. It is based in California and continues to hold a leading position in the industry.

In 1993, he joined Rostik Group. Since 1999 he’s been Chair of the Board of Karlson Tourism, General Manager of photo enterprises of Rostik Group, and Director for special project management.