Former President of the Kabardino-Balkar Republic (KBR) Is Being Honored As International Dignitary Man of the Year at The 2nd Annual GOD Awards
H.E. Arsen B. Kanokov is the pride of the Kabardino-Balkar nation and especially nominated for the award by celebrity couturier Ms. Tatyana Peter who hailed from the same community, and the
Circassian Benevolent Association in Wayne, NJ, USA.
"I am very closed to Ms. Tatyana Peter and the Circassian community and based on their testimonies, his excellency Arsen Kanokov is a hero, so we are honored to have him as our International Dignitary Man of the Year!", exclaimed Princess Maria Amor, founder and president of We Care for Humanity and Chairman of the 2nd Annual GOD Awards.
Arsen Bashirovich Kanokov is one of the most well-known today's political figures, a Doctor of Economics. He handles the post of The Head of Kabardino-Balkar Republic (KBR) since 2005 (re-elected in 2010).
Arsen Kanokov was born on 22 February 1957 in a small village Sheethala of KBR. His parents were doing a simple labour: his father worked in a sovkhoz and his mother was a medical assistant. For 27 years father of a future-Head of the Republic had been working as a vegetable grower, only later having become an agronomist, then a head of the village soviet.
Arsen Kanokov was studying in School №1 of Nartkala town, he graduated with a big success. Just after graduating he enters Plekhanov Russian University of Economics, proving himself as a talented student and fulfilling successfully his education in a capital university. After graduating from the university in 1984 Kanokov serves in Soviet Army. He gets demobilised in 1985, then begins working in Moscow fruit and vegetable association. Arsen Kanokov was working for four years in different branches of the association, receiving the shop manager's position in 1987.
Same year Kanokov initiates the creation of a trade and purchase cooperation with a trade name of "Kodex". It gets re-organised to "Sindika" holding company in 1991. Its scope includes several spheres: bank operation and investments, building in Moscow and its region, multi-functional trade networks' management (including Arsen Bashirovich's native region of KBR). From 1994 to 1998 Arsen Kanakov is the holding's president. He proves himself as a talented organiser and professional manager. While working for "Sindika" Kanokov purchased 30% of ZAO "Centrocredit Bank" stock and entered the directors committee, where he remained till 2003. He successfully combined his activity of a manager with a banker's and political career – in 1998 he became a permanent representative of KBR to Russian President.
In 2003 Arsen Kanokov was elected as a deputy of the State Duma of Russian Federation. He became a "United Russia" party member in 2004. The experience he got throughout the years helped him in his political career – after entering the party Kanokov becomes a vice-chairman in Russian Duma's committee corresponding to budget forming and tax regulation. In the meantime Arsen Kanokov is creating a strong relation with the science. He completed his PhD thesis in 1998 and obtained a doctor's degree in 2001. Arsen Kanokov leads the investigations, takes part in board of education's activity, becomes a member of Academy of natural sciences and of Academy of economical sciences and undertaking.