Awards ceremony for the "Grand Prix VIE Russia 2015", co-sponsored by Fives, at the French Embassy in Moscow

Grand prix VIE russia 2015-FIVES

On January 24, 2016, Emmanuel Macron, France’s Minister of Economy, Industry and Digital Affairs, presented the 4th "Grand Prix VIE* Russia 2015" during a ceremony held at the French Embassy in Moscow, Russia, and attended by the local French community.

This competition, co-sponsored by Fives and held on the initiative of the Moscow division of the CCEF, Business France, the Moscow Club VI, and the Franco-Russian Chamber of Commerce, aims to promote the VIE program and encourage French companies, operating in Russia to use it in their businesses. 

Richard Serret, Head of Representative Office of Fives Russia & CIS, a French International Trade Advisor and the Moscow contact for young French and European professionals on VIE assignments to Russia, had the honor of serving as Master of Ceremonies and assisting the Minister.

* VIE "Volontariat International en Entreprise", an international internship program for young French professionals. It is a special type of assignment with a foreign branch of a French company in sales, technical, research or other activities.  Applicants can find their own assignments by contacting companies directly or by viewing the job offers on