Central Partnership's Ruben Dishdishian Steps Down

The founder and head of one of Russia's leading independent production and distribution companies to be replaced by Mark Lolo.


MOSCOW – Mark Lolo is replacing Ruben Dishdishian as head of Central Partnership, one of Russia's largest independent film production and distribution companies, Central Partnership said in a statement.

The company did not give any explanation for its head’s stepping down. Lolo, who has been with Central Partnership for 15 years, has headed its sales house for the last three years.

According to the statement, Dishdishian, who founded the company back in 1995 as a television content distributor, will keep his undisclosed stake in Central Partnership, which is majority owned by Prof-Media, the media wing of Vladimir Potanin's Interros.

Central Partnership is Russia’s only film company owned by a major industrial group.