Cherkizovo Group receives IT Leader Award

May 3, 2017

Moscow, Russia  2 May, 2017  Cherkizovo Group (LSE: CHE; MOEX: GCHE), the largest vertically integrated meat and feed producer in Russia, has received an IT Leader Award in the ‘Food and tobacco manufacturers’ category.

The IT Leader Awards recognise organisations that have applied innovative information technology solutions to their businesses that help to boost business performance in Russia and improve standards of living in the country. The winners in each of the 20 categories were chosen via an online poll.

Vladislav Belyaev, head of IT at Cherkizovo Group, commented: “Receiving an IT Leader Award demonstrates the success we have had in implementing a range of new IT systems over the past year. Our new systems include an electronic document management system, which enables us to control all internal processes from accounting source documentation and automatically archive documents. As a result, we have been able to reduce document processing time and cut printing expenses by 20%. All the projects we have implemented have enabled us to further improve operational efficiency due to faster information exchange between divisions, which is essential for helping management to make timely and effective decisions.”