|APPOINTMENT OF NEW BOARD MEMBERS: Latest news
17 January 2013
Kyiv, Ukraine – 17 January, 2013 – Ukrproduct Group Limited ("Ukrproduct" or the "Company") (AIM: UKR), one of the leading producers and distributors of branded dairy products and beverages (kvass) in Ukraine, today announces the appointment of three new Board members. Mrs Tetyana Komarova, Mr Yuriy Hordiychuk and Mrs Kateryna Kryuchko will join the Board as Executive Directors with immediate effect.
Sergey Evlanchik, Chief Executive Officer of Ukrproduct, commented: "I am delighted to welcome the new members to the Board of Directors of Ukrproduct. They bring valuable experience together with extensive knowledge of the industry and will make a significant contribution to the success of Ukrproduct and help it to achieve its challenging goals."
The details of the new Directors are set out below:
Tetyana Komarova aged 38, MBA, Chief Financial Officer
Has over 15 years of experience and prior to joining Ukrproduct Group held senior financial positions in leading dairy companies in Ukraine. Between April 2009 and September 2011 Mrs Komarova served as Chief Financial Officer of Terra Food Group, one of the leading Ukrainian Food and Agri-Holding. Prior to that between June 2005 and April 2009 Mrs Komarova held the position of Chief Financial Officer of the Ukrainian branch of Wimm Bill Dann Group, one of the Russia`s leading branded food-and-beverage companies. Tetyana is a graduate of Kharkov State Economic University and also holds a Senior Executive MBA degree awarded by the Business School MIM-Kyiv.
Mrs Komarova replaces Mrs Olena Yakovenko who has resigned from the Board and will continue her career at Ukrproduct Group on the position of Head of Controlling and Risks Analysis Department.
Mr Yuriy Hordiychuk aged 43, MBA Chief Operational Officer
Has been with the Group since 2002 and since 2008 he held the position of General Director of PJSC Ukrproduct Group, the Ukrainian subsidiary of the Company. Yuri has more than ten years of experience of administrative activity and holds an MBA degree from the School of Economics (Russia).
Mrs Kateryna Kryuchko aged 38, Chief Strategy and Marketing Officer
Kateryna rejoined Ukrproduct in 2010 after serving as Head of Advertising at Technocom from 2007 to 2008. From 2002 to 2004, Kateryna held the position of Director of Marketing at Ukrproduct and was instrumental in positioning Ukrproduct as the truly national leader in the processed cheese and packaged butter markets in Ukraine. She graduated from The Kyiv Polytechnic Institute with two BA degrees in Marketing, and Systems Analysis and Management.
There is no further information on the new Directors to be disclosed under Rule 17 or paragraph (g) of Schedule 2 of the AIM Rules for Companies.