When Rambler merged with Afisha in 2010, it appointed new CEO Nikolay Molibog from Afisha, who replaced Olga Turischeva. The united company of Afisha and Rambler, which is owned by media group ProfMedia, has unvelied a new logo and brand of Rambler, reported newspaper Vedomosti. The new logo and brand were created by Afisha’s art director, Irina Voloshina and designer Eugene Timerman, according to the paper. The new Rambler logo will be launched on June 6, 2011. The new Rambler logo and brand visual symbol looks like a compass, a navigational instrument for determining direction relative to the Earth’s magnetic poles.
Launched in 1996, Rambler.ru is one of the leading Russian online portals. Rambler.ru monthly audience reached over 14 million users, according to TNS Web Index. Rambler.ru search market share in Russia is 1.5%, as compared to Yandex search share of 65%. Rambler‘s annual revenues exceed $100 million.