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Throughout the history of Plekhanov Russian University of Economics tens of thousands of high-qualified specialists were graduated from the University and succeed on the professional field not only in Russia but also abroad. Among them are businessmen and top-managers of corporations and representatives of modern scientific society as well. Some of University’s alumni have become famous statesmen of the federal level.


Leading Soviet and Russian economist, Doctor of Economics, full member of the Russian Academy of Sciences and an honorary doctor of business administration of Kingston University. In 1989–2002 - rector of the Academy of National Economy under the Government of the Russian Federation. In the time of Perestroika he was a counselor of the Chairman of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet Mikhail GORBACHEV. He is a foreign member of the Bulgarian and the Hungarian Academies of Sciences, a correspondenting member of the British Academy and the founder and first editor of the journal EKO.



President of Vietnam from 1997 to 2006. 
In 1959 joined the Comminist party of Vietman. In 1987 became deputy prime minister. Since 1996 - a Member of the Politburo. He was elected president on September 24, 1997, and re-elected in 2002.


Russian businessman and government official, honored economist of the Russian Federation, Doctor of Economics. He is an active state counselor of customs service of the Russian Federation (since 2007), from 12.05.2006 until 28.07.2016 the Head of the Federal Customs Service of Russia.

Rinchinnyam AMARJARGAL

Prime Minister of Mongolia from July 30, 1999 to July 26, 2000. Amarjargal contributed to the democratic movement in Mongolia from the beginning. He was a founding member of the New Progress-Union and the National Progress-Party. Then he helped to merge those with several other parties to form the National Democratic Party. In 1999 Amarjargal became a chairman of the Party. He was finally designated as the Prime Minister of Mongolia on July 30 of the same year.


Russian economist, banker and government official, a Minister of Finance of the Russian Federation (1997-1999), a deputy of State Duma of the Russian Federation of 1th-4rd convocations. Mikhail ZADORNOV is the President and Chairman of Board of VTB24 bank.


Former minister of planning and cooperation in Burkina Faso


Russian economist and politician. He is best known as the author of the 500 Days Programme, a plan for the transition of the USSR to a free-market economy, and for his leadership of the liberal Yabloko party. He ran twice for Russia's presidency – in 1996, against Boris Yeltsin, finishing fourth with 7.3% of the vote; and in 2000, against Vladimir Putin, finishing third with 5.8%. He did not run in 2004 or 2008, after his party failed to cross the 5% threshold in the 2003 Duma elections.


Victor V. IVANTER 

Honored Russian economist, an academic of International academy of management, a Director of Institute of Economic Forecasting of the Russian Academy of Science, a member of editorial board of NPO “Ekonomika”, a chief-editor of the journal “Problemy prognozirovaniya” (Forecasting problems)  



Khondoker Bazlul Hoque, Ph.D. is the founding Chairman and Professor at the Department of International Business. In addition to his academic position, Dr. Hoque also serves as Chairman of the Agrani Bank, one of the largest state-owned commercial banks in Bangladesh.



Magomedsalam M. MAGOMEDOV 

Deputy Chief of Staff of the Presidential Administration of Russia, the President of the Republic of Dagestan (a federal subject of the Russian Federation) in 2010-2013. 



Former Minister of Higher Education in Syria, Vice President of Arab International University




Russian economist, the Minister for Health and Social Development of Russia in 2007-2012, the Head of the Account Chamber of Russia since 2013.


Rudolf SIVAK 

Rector of University of Economics in Bratislava




Russian Chairman of Supervisory Board of Basic Element company, CEO and President of En+ Group, a member of the Board of Directors and CEO of United Company RUSAL, the largest aluminium company in the world and a President of Enplus Group. In 2012 took 14th position in the list of richest people of Russia.



Associate Director Colliers International (Russia)




Russian businessman and billionaire. With an estimated personal wealth of $US14.4bn, in 2013 he ranked 56th in the Forbes World’s billionaires list (6th in Russia). Andrey MELNICHENKO is the chairman of board of directors of LTD “Evrokhim”, LTD “SUEK” and LLC “SGK”. President of “MDM” Group (2001-2004).



Arkady A. NOVIKOV 

Russian businessmen, restaurateur, one of the founders and the member of coordination board of the council of the federation of restaurateurs and hoteliers. Trusted person of the Russian President Vladimir PUTIN, a member of United Russia's Supreme Council.


Yuri Shefler owns S.P.I. Group, which produces and sells alcohol under 380 brands in 160 countries. The company is registered in Luxembourg but its main factories are in Latvia. Its best known brand is Stolichnaya vodka, which Shefler bought from state-owned VVO Soyuzplodoimport for $285,000 in 1997.



Russian economist, since May 2012 – the Minister of Labor and Social Affairs of the Russian Federation