PR Director & Manager External Communications, Leroy Merlin (Russia)
Galina Panina is Director of Public Relations and Government Relations for biggest DIY French retailer Leroy Merlin.
When worked before in leading international PR Agencies, Galina has got exclusive portfolio of interesting projects. Informational campaign in Uzbekistan for US library of Congress, informational campaign for US Federal Reserve System, in house training for prominent Ukrainian steel holding System Capital Management, informational campaign for Sochi 2014 Olympic Bid – to mention just a few. In 2011 Galina as PR Officer for Gas Exporting Forum, organizing first Gas Summit in Doha, Qatar.
Galina never stops learning and continuously improve her communication, professional and personal skills. Since education is of high interest for her, Galina is opening first educational center in Russia for UK Chartered Institute of Public Relations. According to her vision, this center will provide Russian PR professionals with the opportunity to get international certification in PR, bringing master classes from Europe to Moscow and upgrading level of Russian PR market.