Fleishman-Hillard Vanguard Supported the Press Lunch of Institute CFA

On the threshold of the recruiting season, Institute of CFA, the worldwide association of specialists in the field of investment, organized a meeting of experts to discuss the current situation on the labor market in the investment and banking industries in Russia. The event took place in the format of a press lunch with a participation of Russian federal and regional media. The full PR support was provided by communications agency Fleishman-Hillard Vanguard.

Experts of the Institute of CFA, Michael Page, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Renaissance Capital and Troika Dialog took part at the press lunch. Participants discussed the specifics of employees selection for buy-and sell-side, the requirements for applicants in Russia and abroad, and aspects of building a career in large corporations and boutique structures and much more.

By analyzing the main trends of increasing competition in the market, observed in Russia and abroad, the experts made a consolidated forecast for Russia. HR-managers noted a competitive advantages of potential Russian candidates and mentioned increasingly important role of education or advanced training of international standard.

“We are pleased to contribute to enhanced understanding of the importance of Continuing Professional Education by the Russian audience. Russian specialists have to be prepared for the period of increasing competition in the market and more strict requirements of employers. International certification from authoritative organizations, leaders in their category, it is a challenge, but at the same time, a great opportunity for successful employment and careers, ” – says Elena Fadeeva, General Director of Fleishman-Hillard Vanguard.

CFA Institute is the global association of investment professionals that sets the standard for professional excellence. It manages

the CFA and CIPM programs across the world, publishes the researches, conducts training programs and establishes ethical and professional standards in the investment sphere. CFA Institute unites more than 105,000 members, including 95,000 Chartered Financial Analysts from 133 countries and regions, as well as 135 affiliated professional communities in 58 countries and regions. www.cfainstitute.org

CFA Association (Russia) is the professional community in the investment market, which unites portfolio managers, investment advisors, educators, and other financial experts. Association members own the CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst) certificate, or are on track to getting it. www.cfarussia.ru.