Mr. Leonid Makaron is the Founder of Russian Pronto Moscow business and has been serving as General Manager of Pronto Moscow Ltd. since its inception. Prior to founding of Russian business in 1991, Mr. Makaron served in the armed forces of the Former Soviet Union having left Army service at the rank of Colonel of reserve.
Mr. Makaron is a graduate from Harvard Business School (OPM 30), and chairs the faculty of advertising of the Moscow State University of Publication. From 2004 up to 2006 he headed the biggest union of Russian publishers – Russian Publishers’ Guild (organizer of 59th Congress of International Newspaper Association - WAN).
He has also earned a Ph.D degree in Philosophy from Moscow Insititute of Culture. He is a Vice-President responsible for the Business Development and Strategy of Trader Media East.