Management / Structure
Jack Rowell, OBE
Dr. Rowell has acted as Chairman of a number of companies in the public and private sector, mainly within the food production industry. He was previously an executive director on the board of Dalgety plc responsible for the consumer foods division. Jack also served as Chairman of Celsis plc.
He has also been Manager of Bath Rugby, then the Champions of England, and the English national team.
Prior to this, Dr. Rowell was CEO of Golden Wonder Ltd. and Lucas Food Ingredients (also part of the Dalgety Food Group).
He was educated at Oxford University and is a Chartered Accountant.
Chief Executive Officer
Alexander Slipchuk is responsible for the Group’s overall performance and strategy implementation and is a founder of Ukrproduct Group.
He studied at Far-Eastern High Engineering Marine School in USSR and graduated as a maritime navigator in 1989. Together with Sergey Evlanchik, Alexander established the securities house Alfa-Broker in 1994, developed the equity trading business and acquired initial stakes in the companies that later became part of Ukrproduct Group.
Later in 1998, Alexander took on the executive positions at the Molochnik and the Starokonstantynivsky Dairy plants, Ukrproduct’s two main operating assets.
Sergey Evlanchik received his Master’s degree from Oxford University, where he studied Business Administration at Said Business School.
Together with Alexander Slipchuk, he established the equity trading group, Alfa-Broker in 1994 and after the downturn of equity markets in 1998, Mr Evlanchik refocused his activities on business development in the industrial sector of Ukraine, particularly within the dairy industry, where he joined the companies that would subsequently form Ukrproduct Group in 2004. Sergey then led the Group to its successful listing on the AIM market of the London Stock Exchange in 2005.
In 2011 under the leadership of Sergey Evlanchik the Group secured debt finance with EBRD focused on energy and production efficiency upgrade of the existing production facilities.
Sergey is also a partner in Rengy Development that is focused on development of renewable projects – mainly solar power generation in Ukraine.
Chief Operational Officer
Yuri Hordiychuk has been with the Group since 2002. Firstly, he was Director of Procurement, and in 2005 was promoted to Director of Production. The next significant step in the career of Mr. Hordiychuk was taken in 2008, when the owners of Ukrproduct Group appointed him as Chief Operational Officer of the Company. Yuri has a successful track record of business administration and a degree in “Production Organization Management”.
In 2006, Mr. Hordiychuk received his MBA Degree from the School of Economics.