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Vladislav Labazov, Sales Director

Vladislav Labazov took up his duties as a Sales Director in "Imperial Tobacco Ukraine" in February 2014.

Vladislav has extensive experience in sales of tobacco products, having dedicated to this industry more than 14 years of his career.

He started his career in the company "Imperial Tobacco Ukraine " in April 2000 as the Head of Foreign Service in Kharkov, and two years later he became a Regional Sales Trainer. In 2004, having been promoted, Vladislav as the Regional Sales Manager got in charge of the Dnepropetrovsk region. As a result of successful operation and demonstration of good sales figures Vladislav was appointed as a Regional Sales Director of Southern Division in October 2005.

In 2007 Vladislav Labazov has led sales in the regional division "Center" and was responsible for the marketing of cigarettes in Kiev, Chernigov, Zhitomir, Poltava, Sumy, Cherkassy regions for 6 years. For this period Vladislavs’ team has significantly strengthened market position in the region, both in international and local brands of Imperial Tobacco.

Vladislav began his career in sales in 1995 in the company «Coca-Cola» as a sales representative, where over four years he was promoted to a territorial sales manager in the Kharkov region.

In 1993 he graduated from Kharkov Automobile and Road Technical University where he specialized in Mechanical Engineering. In the period from 1997 to 2012 he took a number of training courses in management, sales, change management and leadership.