- COTY Russia is the most prestigious awards ceremony in the Russian market
- Kia Picanto named ‘Best City Car’ for the fifth consecutive year
- 3rd generation Kia Ceed tops ‘Small middle class’ category
- All-new Kia Seltos wins in the ‘Compact SUV’ category
- Kia Stinger takes home honors in the prestigious ‘Grand Tourer’ class
MOSCOW and SEOUL, South Korea, Sept. 15, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Kia Motors has won a staggering four prizes at the annual Car of the Year Russia awards, with accolades for the Kia Picanto, Ceed, Seltos and Stinger.
The Car of the Year Russia awards is the most prestigious automotive award ceremony in the Russian automotive calendar. Held every year since it was established in 2000, the awards consider every car on sale in the Russian market, this year totaling over 300 models. The cars are judged by the Russian people in an online vote over a number
Severstal is one of Russia’s largest steel and mining companies. When the pandemic hit, the company closed its Moscow headquarters and other offices around the world and asked many of its 50,000 employees to work from home.
According to Sergey Dunaev, CIO of Severstal, the company overcame logistical challenges fairly quickly. “We provided 7,000 employees with computers, laptops — all the technologies that provided them with a way to work,” he said.
Thanks to something Dunaev calls an “ERP culture,” Severstal employees easily adapted to the new normal. “The years of work with ERP systems and non-ERP solutions taught our people to collaborate remotely,” said Dunaev. The software fostered a virtual environment in which colleagues could analyze multiple dimensions of a problem – as well as dependencies and consequences. This cooperative, but digital way of working (via the software), made it easier for employees to work remotely.
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