About us

International Tobacco Group is a major producer of tobacco products in Russia with 100% Russian ownership

The Company produces and sells in the Russian market both international brands such as Davidoff, West, Jadé, P&S, Manchester, Captain Jack and the leading local brands such as Maxim and Balkanskaya Zvezda (Balkan Star).

The Group’s tobacco products are for sale in the Russian market. In terms of tobacco product sales, International Tobacco Group ranks fourth in Russia with a market share of roughly 6.4% (based on 2022 statistics).

Russian ownership
Brand portfolio
Russian tobacco market share

The Company owns a tobacco factory in Volgograd with a design capacity of 31 billion cigarettes per year. The factory has 16 production lines and state-of-the-art equipment to run the full process cycle – from primary processing of raw tobacco to the manufacture and packaging of high-quality cigarettes.

At present, the Group’s total investment in production development exceeds RUB 10 billion.

Excises paid per year

Cigarettes produced at the factory meet the highest international quality standards. The Company has established and operates modern laboratories that regularly monitor various physical and chemical parameters of manufactured products. The factory’s quality management system is certified to the ISO 9001 international standard.

Number of workers

The Company is committed to building long-term, mutually beneficial relationships with its customers. Branches and sales representatives of International Tobacco Group LLC are located in dozens of Russian cities.

The Company employs more than 1,000 workers. The core of International Tobacco Group’s workforce is made up of highly skilled professionals with many years of experience in the industry.

Our leadership

Aleksey Belozorov

General Manager
International Tobacco Group LLC

Alexey Kozhanov

General Manager
International Tobacco Group Volga LLC

Our history