Bernard was raised in Montreux, Switzerland. From this small town which benefits from a worldwide reputation for international congresses and festivals, he got a taste for international challenges and projects of a wider scope. This brought him to Russia in 1996, where he worked successively as a Marketing Director for Nestle Food LLC and VP Marketing for ru-Net Holdings (including Yandex.ru). Later, he spent 3 years at Nespresso SA.Bernard holds an MA of Political Sciences of Lausanne University, and has attended an IMD Venture Booster program. He is an Advisory Board member of the Jean Monnet Foundation for Europe.In 2005, Bernard was offered the position of CEO of Ozon.ru, Russia’s largest e-tailer. In 2007, Ozon sales reached $66mln, a 94% increase from 2006. The company enlarged its product offering and launched a series of new features (a personal recommendation engine, a wish list functionality and recently a C2C trading platform for second-hand books) which consolidated its position at the top of the Russian e-Commerce market.Contact a speaker booking agent to check availability on Bernard Lukey and other top speakers and celebrities.