Rosa Khutor won the prestigious «Leader of the sports Industry Award» with 33,6% of voices received from the processional and peoples’ jury.
Vladimir Potanin, the founder and president of Interros, was born in Moscow on January 3, 1961. He graduated from the Moscow State Institute of International Relations in 1983 with a degree in International Economics. Shortly after graduation, Mr. Potanin began his career at the USSR's Ministry of Foreign Trade, where he worked until 1990. That year, he became President of the Interros Foreign Trade Association. From 1992 to 1993, he served as the Vice-President, and then as President of the International Company for Finance and Investments (MFK), a banking institution. In 1993 he became President of UNEXIM Bank and Chairman of MFK's Board of Directors.
According to Rosa Khutor general Director Sergey Bachin, «in 2015 winter season, Rosa Khutor hosted 600 thousand tourists and 750 thousand in summer season, this gives us a total of 1.35 mln guests in 2015. In 2016 winter season, the number of visitors reached 800 thousand, it’s a 30% increase compared to the previous winter season. We expect that in 2016 the total number of tourists will reach 1.5 mln».