Yuri started his career at Baltika in 1998 as operator of fermentation process. In 2000 Yuri he worked as a Brewer at Baltika-Don in Rostov-on-Don, and from 2001 as Brewer at Baltika-Saint Petersburg. In 2002 he was appointed Head Brewer of Baltika-Samara, and in 2004 he became Director of the brewery. In 2007 Yuri came back to Saint Petersburg as a Deputy Logistics Director. In October 2014 Yuri was appointed South Operational Logistics and Customer Service Divisional Director. From September 2016 Yuri took a position of the Head of Asset & Operation Excellence Department Eastern Europe.
Yuri Makariev was born on April 21, 1975 in Leningrad oblast.
In 1998, he graduated from the Saint Petersburg State Institute of Technology as a production engineer. In 2009, he received the second higher education as an economist manager at the Bonch-Bruevich Saint - Petersburg State University of Telecommunications. In 2008, Yuri received MBA degree at the Saint Petersburg State University.