Yury Krestinskiy

Yury Krestinskiy

Chief of Advisory Board, SKOLKOVO Healthcare Development Centre

Yury Krestinskiy started his first business in 1991 in the publishing industry. He came to work in healthcare and pharmaceutical industry in 1992 as the head of one of the first distribution companies in Russia.

In 1993 Mr. Krestinskiy founded the exiting to the present All-Russia weekly newspaper PharmVestnik (Pharmaceutical Review); he has been the Chairman of Editorial Board since the foundation date. In 1993-2003, a number of publishing, advertising, personnel recruitment, and analytical projects were initiated and implemented on the basis of  PharmVestnik. These projects have been brought together as Bionika Group established under Mr. Krestinskiy’s leadership.

The portfolio of "Bionika Media" publishing house - more than 20 professional printed editions and 2 Internet portal: and

Aaron Lloyd Communication Agency is a full-cycle advertising agent with a focus on pharmaceutical products promotion. In late 2014, Aaron Lloyd reached a partnership agreement with an international media group Dentsu Aegis Network (part of the global group Dentsu, TYO: 4324), which will make it possible for the former to expand its project portfolio and align its internal business processes with international standards.

Bionika Group incorporates KST Interforum Congress Promoter that conducts a large number of medical and pharmaceutical scientific and practical events, including the European Therapist Congress.

Yury Krestinskiy is deeply involved in public activities within the framework of both the Public Healthcare Development Institute and a variety of professional associations and expert commissions under federal and regional legislative and executive authorities.

Besides Bionika Group, Mr. Krestinskiy invests in highly diversified projects embracing film production, fitness industry (concurrently, he works as Taijiquan and Qigong coach), the supply of drinking water, drug development and market launch, venture projects; actively helps young entrepreneurs.