December 18, 2013 in Moscow a ceremony and a reception in honour of the laureates of the Russian award “National quality mark” took place in the hotel complex “President-Hotel” of the Russian Presidential Administration.

The award was established on the initiative of the State Duma of the Russian Federation by the Support Fund of the entrepreneurial initiatives. Its mission is to improve the quality of life of Russian citizens, meeting the demands of consumers for safe and quality products and services. The Fund’s purpose is to support and strengthen the motivation of Russian entrepreneurs to improve the quality and raise the competitiveness of their products and services. According to the Chairman of the Organizing Committee A. Tyagunov, the guaranteed quality and reliability of products and services is an essential tool of leadership. The Foundation is engaged in the initiation, maintenance and implementation of socially significant projects in the field of entrepreneurship. It promotes mutually beneficial cooperation between the state, public and financial institutions in Russia.

In order to identify the leaders in their fields, an inter-industry expert committee was organized to undertake relevant studies. By the decision of the Commission Gars Telecom was declared the nominee of the Russian award “National quality mark” with awarding the honorary title of “guarantor of quality and reliability”. And its CEO Pavel Gorenkov was awarded the honorary title “For the quality of managerial decisions”.

There were about 50 nominees companies, among which a group of companies “F5 SERVICE”, the company “Tekhnosila”, “S7” airlines, kids porridge “Heinz”, a group of companies “Inter Logistics Group”, LLC “TransAziyaGrupp”, PDA “AlfaKredit” and many others.