Eugene Kaspersky Named Business Person of the Year by the American Chamber of Commerce in Russia

27 May 2011
Business News

Kaspersky Lab, a leading developer of secure content and threat management solutions, is pleased to announce that Eugene Kaspersky, the company’s CEO and co-founder, was named Business Person of the Year by the American Chamber of Commerce in Russia.

“It is a great honor for me to receive such an important award,” commented Eugene Kaspersky. “We greatly appreciate our partnership with the American Chamber of Commerce in Russia. We became members in 2009 and since that time have been working together very successfully. I have every confidence that Kaspersky Lab will go on to even greater success in the future as we at the company know that it is essential to continue working hard to provide our customers with the very latest and most innovative IT security technologies.”

The official 17th awards ceremony took place on 19 May at the Lotte Hotel in Moscow and brought together more than 200 business executives, politicians and entrepreneurs. Among the guests were John Beyrle, Vladimir Molchanov, Boris Titov, Alexey German and many other celebrities. The awards covered six categories: Company of the Year, Business Person of the Year, Spirit of Entrepreneurship Award, Friend of the Chamber, Committee Co-Chair of the Year and the AmCham Chairman’s Award. The winners were decided by the Board of Directors of the American Chamber of Commerce, who named Eugene Kaspersky Business Person of the Year In recognition of his outstanding achievements.

About Kaspersky Lab

Kaspersky Lab is the largest antivirus company in Europe. It delivers some of the world’s most immediate protection against IT security threats, including viruses, spyware, crimeware, hackers, phishing, and spam. The company is ranked among the world’s top four vendors of security solutions for endpoint users. Kaspersky Lab products provide superior detection rates and one of the industry’s fastest outbreak response times for home users, SMBs, large enterprises and the mobile computing environment. Kaspersky® technology is also used worldwide inside the products and services of the industry’s leading IT security solution providers. Learn more at: For the latest on antivirus, anti-spyware, anti-spam and other IT security issues and trends, visit:

About The American Chamber of Commerce in Russia

The American Chamber of Commerce in Russia is a business association dedicated to promoting the interests of its member companies. To this end, the Chamber has committed itself to working with the Russian government on key reform measures, such as the RF Tax Code, foreign direct investment regulation and customs legislation. Intensifying dialogue with U.S. decision-makers, AmCham has also broadened its policy reach by establishing permanent representation in Washington, D.C. Through AmCham’s effective advocacy and high credibility, member companies are assured of having their concerns heard by decision-makers in both Washington and Moscow. Since 1994, AmCham has grown over 600 percent, and now includes over 800 member companies in Russia.

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