CFR Russia

CFR Russia – Avenir

Avenir is an executive search and selection consultancy established in 1997, specialized in middle to top management positions. Avenir joined CFR Global Executive Search in 2009. Avenir’s head office is located in Moscow. As part of CFR, Avenir has maintained long-term relationships with a diverse range of over 300 domestic and international clients and helped select, attract, retain, and develop the best talent across Russia, Kazakhstan, Belorussia, Ukraine, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, and the CEE.

Some of our main competitive advantages are the short search time and the quality of candidates selected for our clients, which we deliver through our direct search approach, our understanding of the client’s business and their specific requirements and preferences, effective communication in the course of project performance, and our timely reaction to the finest implications and nuances from the first meeting with the client to the selected candidate’s acceptance of the client’s terms of engagement.

From its foundation to the present day, Avenir has confidently held its position in the national rating of Top 20 leading executive search and selection companies in Russia, striving to keep this high rank among the best and most reputable executive search and recruitment firms in Russia.

Our clients’ trust is our motivation.

We believe in close relationships – working together – to solve today’s problems and potential problems, and to create a competitive base through our superior services. Avenir takes great effort to act as a strategic and forward-looking partner and to participate actively in all stages of human resources formation and the development of our clients. We measure our success by our clients’ results. We aim to not only evaluate a candidate’s professionalism and personality but also accurately predict how successful this candidate will be in a particular position in a company.

Our team of consultants has broad experience with recruitment and management in various sectors:

Local Service:
  • Executive Search / Direct Search
  • Interim Management
  • Strategic Recruitment and HRD consultancy
  • Management Assessment
  • Individual Outplacement
Local Industry Practices:
  • Industrial / Manufacturing / Engineering
  • Consumer Products / FMCG / Retail
  • Chemical Industry / Construction Materials
  • IT / Systems / Electronic / Telecom
  • Automotive / Car Industry
  • Agribusiness & Food
  • Mining & Energy
  • Life Sciences / Healthcare / (Bio)Pharma
  • Banking / Insurance / Financing Services
  • Real Estate
Local Functional Practices:
  • Sales & Marketing
  • IT & Telecom
  • Operations & Logistics
  • Finance & Accounting
  • Engineering & Construction
  • Human Resources
  • Legal
  • Manufacturing, Production
  • Management & Administration
Maxim Stepanov
Managing Director / Partner CEO

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Languages: Russian, English


Main Office

White Stone Business Center 4, 4th Lesnoy pereulok
Moscow, 125047
Phone: +7 (495) 225 8531 | Contact Us