Founder and BoD Chairman, Bosco di Ciliegi
Mikhail Kusnirovich is the founder and president of Bosco di Ciliegi group of companies, a Russian retail chain of luxury goods and services that includes fashion apparel, cosmetics and perfumes across the country. Bosco di Ciliegi also holds cafes, restaurants, beauty salons, a dental clinic, and watch and jewelry stores.
Mr Kusnirovich became founder and permanent head of Bosco di Ciliegi in 1991.
In 2004, Bosco di Ciliegi purchased the controlling stake in historic shopping center GUM (80,000 m2), which is celebrating its 120th anniversary in 2013.
Mr Kusnirovich and his group of companies have received many prizes and awards both in Russia and abroad. In 2006, Mr Kusnirovich was named a Commander of the Order of Merit of the Italian Republic, and in 2009 he received the Leonardo Prize for his contribution to Italian economic development.
He graduated from the Moscow Institute of Chemistry and Technology.