Dmitry Chernyshenko, a native of Sochi, is one of the leading Russian professionals in advertising and sports marketing. He also has extensive committee experience working with the Russian Ministry of Sports.
In November 2005, he was appointed CEO of the Sochi 2014 Bid Committee. Mr. Chernyshenko began his career in advertising in 1989, establishing the agency that later developed into Media Arts Group. He is a graduate of the Moscow State Technological University and his interests include martial arts, downhill skiing and motor racing.
On December 13th, 2007, Dmitry Chernyshenko was awarded with the Order of Honor for the successful victory of the Sochi 2014 Bid.