Mykola AgarkovChairman of the Board of Directors
Mykola Agarkov has been Chairman of the Board of Directors and CEO of Shepetivka Sugar Mill Company since 2003 to 2016. He has over 25 years of managerial experience in sugar industry.
He is a graduate of the Kyiv Technological Institute of Food Industry, Electrical Engineering Faculty.
He was awarded an "Order of Merit, 3 degree", and holds the honorary title "Honored Worker of the Industry of Ukraine".
Vadym BezpalyiMember of the Board of Directors, Chief Financial OfficerVadym Bezpalyi is responsible for the development and implementation of corporate finance policy.His career at Svarog West Group Corporation began in 2018.He has many years of experience in international and local companies – Kraft / Mondelez, Bunge, MetLife, Centre Group / Caravan Group, etc. (FMCG, grocery retailing, boutiques, grain trade, insurance, crop production, solar energy, restaurants, real estate, telecom). He also has experience in emerging markets (Ukraine, Russia, Kazakhstan), UAE, Germany, Cyprus. USGAAP, SOX, IFRS (Implementation).He graduated from Sumy State University, specializing in Economics of Enterprise, Master of Economics. Has ACCA business qualification.
Oleksandr BuzhenytsiaMember of the Board of Directors, Chief Commercial Officer
Oleksandr Buzhenytsia is responsible for developing, approving and implementing commercial policy of corporation.He has good working experience in managing positions in the field of agricultural cultivation, processing and trading. He worked as the head of the business direction of private companies. He started working in Svarog West Group Corporation in 2017.He graduated from Kirovograd Institute of Agricultural Mechanical Engineering with a degree in Electrical Supply and Energy Conservation and Vinnytsia Institute of Kyiv National University of Trade and Economics with a degree in Organizational Management. He was trained in: International Management Institute (MIM-Kyiv) (Certificate of Completion (IQA international quality accreditation), Program for management development (finance & accounting)); Institute of Certified Financial Managers (Diploma in financial management and financial analysis); FINART smart Solution (Project management).
Oleksandr VodzinskyiMember of the Board of Directors, Chief Legal Officer
Oleksandr Vodzinskyi is responsible for legal safety of corporation.
He has been Legal Adviser, Head of Legal Department and Chairman of the Board of the Shepetivka Sugar Mill Company since 2007. In 2017 he was appointed as Cheif Legal Officer, Member of the Board of Svarog West Group Corporation Directors.He graduated from The National University of Ostroh Academy with degree in Jurisprudence, lawyer.
Serhii FiliukMember of the Board of Directors, CEO of the “Crop Production” Project
Serhii Filiuk is responsible for strategic planning and operational management of the “Crop Production” Project.
He has been working at Svarog West Group Corporation since its inception as Chief Engineer since 2006, and in 2007 he was appointed as a Director of Technical Department. Since September 2017 he has been appointed as CEO "Corp Production" Project.
He graduated from the Kamyanets-Podilskyi Agricultural Institute, specializing in "Mechanization of Agriculture".
Nataliia ShmatlaiMember of the Board of Directors, CEO of the “Livestock Farming” Project
Nataliia Shmatlai is responsible for the strategic planning and operating management in stock-raising and has good managerial experience at productive enterprises. She started career in Svarog West Group Corporation in 2010 at position of Head of Tender Committee. In 2015 she was appointed as Director of Livestock Farming Department, in 2017 became CEO of the “Livestock Farming” Project.
She obtained degree at the Ternopil National University.
Roman DominaMember of the Board of Directors, Chief Information Technology Officer
Roman Domina is responsible for the development of analytical information and accounting systems of the Corporation.He has many years of experience in a banking sector. In the agrarian sector he has worked since 2011.His career at Svarog West Group Corporation began in 2015. In June 2015, he was an Information Technology Director. Since June 2016, he also served as a Head of Project Management Methodology Department. In February 2018, he was appointed as Director of IT Department, member of the Board of Directors of Svarog West Group Corporation.He graduated from Khmelnytskyi Technological University of Podillya and obtained degree in Finance.
Nataliya CherepMember of the Board of Directors, Chief Strategy Officer
Nataliya Cherep is responsible for strategic planning and development of the Company.
She has considerable experience in top-management positions. Prior to joining the Company she worked as a manager and as director of development in private companies. In 2018 she was appointed as Director of Strategic Planning and Development, member of the Board of Directors of the Svarog West Group Corporation.
She graduated from Kyiv National Economic University with a degree in International Economics. She received executive MBA degree at the Kyiv-Mohyla Business School.
Oleksandr BerkunMember of the Board of Directors, Non-Executive Director
Oleksandr Berkun has many years of management experience working in the finance and banking sector. Since 2017 - Member of the Board of Directors of Svarog West Group Corporation.
In 2003 he graduated from Kyiv National University of Trade and Economics with degree in Enterprise Finances. Then in 2005 he graduated from the Ukrainian Stock Market Development Institute, Master's degree in Financial Markets.
Fylymon AntoniukChief Agronomist (Crop Production Project)Fylymon Antoniuk is responsible for the technological process under the Crop Production Project.He has many years of experience in the agronomic service. Since 2007, began his career at the Svarog West Group Corporation as a Senior Agronomist. Since 2009, he was Deputy Director of the Department of Plant Production. In 2010, he was the Senior Agronomist of the "Lotivka Elit" LLC. Since July 2017 he has been the Chief Agronomist of the Northern region, and since September 2017 he has been appointed the Chief Agronomist (Crop Production Project).He graduated from the Kamyanets-Podilsky Agricultural Institute in the field of "Agronomy. Scientist agronomist".
Valentyna TykhoniukChief Accountant Officer
Valentyna Tykhoniuk is responsible for business and financial accounting of the Corporation.
She joined Svarog West Group in 2006, when the Company was founded. In 2007, she was appointed to position of Chief Accountant Officer of Svarog West Group.
Prior to joining Svarog West Group she held a position of Chief Accountant of an agricultural company.
She has over 20 years of experience in agriculture accounting and auditing.
Valentyna Tykhoniuk is a graduate of the Shepetivka Agrarian College of Accounting and the Kiev State Economic University with a degree in Agricultural Management.
Nataliia StepanenkoDirector of Financial Planning and Analysis Department
Nataliia Stepanenko is responsible for the formation and analysis of corporate financial plan implementation.She has good experience in leading positions in the industry. Prior to joining the company she worked in large industrial holdings. In 2017 he was appointed to the position of Director of the Department of Financial Planning and Analysis of the Svarog West Group Corporation.Graduated from the National Technical University of KPI, specializing in Computer Science, Systems and Networks; Kyiv National Economic University, specialty "Finance", with honors; KNEU Institute of Business Education together with the Bournemouth Business School (BBSI, GB) under the MBA program, with honors. She has been trained in certified programs DipIFR (Rus) ACCA, IFRS IFA, Internal Audit IFA.
Svitlana DembrovychDirector of Treasury Department
Svitlana Dembrovych is responsible for fund management, financing and cooperation with financial institutions.
Started her career in Svarog West Group in October, 2012. Has a 10-years’ experience working in a banking sector.
Obtained degree in Finance at the Khmelnytskyi National University.
Yurii SavchukDirector of Legal Department
Yurii Savchuk is responsible for legal protection and legal support of the Corporation.
In 2007 he was appointed as Legal Consultant of Svarog West Group. In 2009 he became Deputy Director of Legal Department. Since June 2012 Mr Savchuk has been serving as Director of Legal Department.
Prior to joining the Corporation, he worked in the legal department at Shepetivka District Administration.
He is a graduate of the Khmelnytskyi Institute of Regional Administration and Law with a degree in Law. In 2005 Mr Savchuk got a Master's Degree in Dnipropetrovsk National University with a degree in State Service. In 2012 he received a Certificate of Right to Advocate.
Viktor ShkvarunDirector of Land Resources Department
Victor Shkvarun provides regulation of land relations and organizes the implementation of land management works.
He has significant experience in the field of land relations. In 2011-2017 he worked as Director of "Geobud-Proekt" LLC. In July 2017 he was appointed as director of the Land Resources Department of Svarog West Group Corporation.
He graduated from the National Law Academy named after Yaroslav the Wise, specializing in Law, Lawyer.
Ievgen IavorskyiDirector of Sales DepartmentIs responsible for the organization of the sales system of the “Crop Production” Project.In November 2008, he was recruited to the Shepetovsky branch “Hermes” Ltd, in 2009 he was appointed as a Manager of the Credit Department, and in 2010 became the Head of the Credit Department, where he worked until 2016. From March 2016 he was holding the office of Commercial Director of “Trading House Shepetivsky tsukor” Ltd. In August 2017 he was appointed to be the Executive Director of the Sales Department.He studied at Ternopil Economic University and has received higher education in the specialty "Manager of Foreign Economic Activity".
Vitaliy HavrylukDirector of International Trade Departament
Vitaliy Havrylyuk is responsible for the development of marketing strategy of the company on international markets and control over its implementation. He joined the Corporation in 2009. Prior to joining the Corporation, he held managerial positions in Agro Invest and Oslamovo Farm Company. Mr Havrylyuk has many years of managerial experience in agriculture.
He is a graduate of the Kyiv National Agrarian University with a degree in Agricultural Management.
Leonid OsadchyiDirector of the Processing and Storage DepartmentIs responsible for regulating the storage conditions of crops and their processing products.In 2003 he was recruited at ZAO "Shepetivka Sugar Mill" for the position of Chief of Commercial Department. From 2011 to 2017, he worked at TH "Shepetovsky tsukor" Ltd on the posts of the Chief of Commercial Department and subsequently held the position of CEO of TH "Shepetovsky tsukor" Ltd.Since 2017 he has been working as Director of Processing and Storage Department.He has graduated from the Ukrainian Institute of Water Engineers in Rivne in 1989.
Andrii TrofymiukDirector of Supply Chain Department
Andrii Trofymiuk is responsible for the organization and coordination of the work of the Supply Chain Department.
Since 2005 he had been working in the commercial department of "Yuventa" LLC. In 2011-2017, he held the post of Leading Sales Manager of LLC Yuventa. In October 2017 he was appointed as a Director of Supply Chain Department of Svarog West Group Corporation.Graduated from Rivne State Pedagogical Institute with a degree in Pedagogy and Psychology.
Svitlana TotskaDirector Strategy and Business Development
Svitlana Totska is responsible for the design of corporate strategy, investment projects valuation, and communication with investors.
She has 14 years of proven track record of developing corporate strategies for large multinational companies, strategic projects management and strong finance and investment skills in broad range of industries (agriculture, telecommunications, metals and mining, real estate development etc).
Prior to joining the Company, she has worked for Kyivstar, ICON Private Equity, Interpipe.
She graduated from Dnipropetrovsk National University with BA in Finance and MA in English Language and Literature. Attended RealAcad Venture Management Program, Stanford University.
Volodymyr ZaveriukhaDirector of Monitoring and Analytical DepartmentVolodymyr Zaveriukha is responsible for controlling the conduct of business operations, saving financial and material resources.Since 2017 he has been working as Director of Monitoring and Analytical Department at Svarog West Group Corporation. Prior to joining the company, he was the Chief Controller-Auditor in the State Audit Office of Ukraine.Graduated from the Podilsky State Agrarian-Technical University, specializing in Accounting and Auditing.
Olena ShershnovaDirector of Corporate Communications and Public Relations Department
Olena Shershnova is responsible for corporate social responsibility programs and information support of corporation activities.
Since 2017 she has been working as Director of Corporate Communications and Public Relations Department at Svarog West Group Corporation. Before joining the company she had worked at the National University of Ostroh Academy.
She graduated from the National University of Ostroh Academy, received Master of Documentation and Information Activities, and PhD in Public Administration.
Oleksandr ChornolozChief of Security DepartmentOleksandr Chornoloz is responsible for security organization and functioning, internal and economic safety in corporation.He has around 30 years experience in managerial operational posts in security police. Since 2014 to 2017 has been Safety and Security Chief in LLC Shepetivka Sugar. He obtained Svarog West Group Corporation Security Department in 2017.Olexander Chornoloz graduated from Lesya Ukrainka Eastern European National University with degree in Нistory.