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About Milkiland

Board of Directors

Board of Directors

Oleg Rozhko (1977, Citizenship: Ukraine)
Chairman of the Board of Directors, Non-executive Director

Mr. Oleg Rozhko was born on May 26, 1977. He was appointed as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Milkiland N.V. on 22 June 2012. From January 2009 to April 2015 he was engaged by "1, Inc." company, to serve at executive positions in its Ukrainian subsidiary DE "1, Inc. Ukraine". Based at Saint Vincent and Grenadines, "1, Inc." is a holding company investing in businesses in CIS and other countries, and performing strategic and corporate management over its portfolio companies. Before this employment, Mr. Rozhko was head of strategy and investments in several Ukrainian industrial holdings active in metals and mining, real estate, media, pipes, oil & gas, refining, food and beverages. He holds a Bachelor's degree in economics from Kiyv-Mohyla Academy.

According to the Statement on fulfilment of the independence criteria provided to the Company 26.08.2016 in order to observe Company’s compliance with the corporate governance recommendations and principles contained in Best Practice for GPW Listed Companies 2016 and based on principles, stipulated in Annex II to the European Commission Recommendation of 15 February 2005 on the role of non-executive or supervisory directors of listed companies Oleg Rozhko has fulfilled all independence criteria, stipulated in Annex II to the European Commission Recommendation of 15 February 2005 on the role of non-executive or supervisory directors of listed companies.


Anatoliy Yurkevych, Ph.D. (1968, Citizenship: Ukraine)
Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director

Mr. Yukevych, Ph.D. in Information and Technology, is the founder of Milkiland. He occupied a position of Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Company from 28 September 2007 and was appointed as a CEO of Milkiland N.V. on 22 June 2012.

Olga Yurkevich (1946, Citizenship: Kazakh)
Chief Production Officer, Executive Director

Mrs. Yurkevych, the Board Member of Milkiland since 2007. In 2000 she started in the Group as Director of Nizhyn Dairy Plant, and during 2002-03 accomplished major turnaround and modernization of newly acquired Mena Cheese Plant. Mrs. Yurkevych possesses broad managerial experience obtained during her tenure in a number of public and private companies. Prior to joining the Group she headed Financial Planning Department of Chimkent’s Regional Administration, Regional Consumer’s Association of Chimkent. Mrs. Yurkevych holds Masters Degree from Lviv Trade and Economy Institute

Vyacheslav Rekov (1975, Citizenship: Ukraine)
Non-executive Director

Mr. Vyacheslav Rekov joined the Group in 2001 as Chief Financial Officer and then served as the Group’s President and CEO from 2003 to 2011. At 17 of June 2011 he was appointed as a Non-executive Board Member responsible for strategic acquisitions and integration of the new businesses and Investor Relations. Mr. Rekov’s prior professional experience includes positions of Deputy Director for Economics at JSC “Illichivsk Sea Fish Port”; Financial Director at JSC “Ocean Fish” Illichivsk; and Director of JSC “Odessa Bakery Plant #2”. Mr. Rekov received his Masters in Management from Odessa State Economy University.

According to the Statement on fulfilment of the independence criteria provided to the Company 26.08.2016 in order to observe Company’s compliance with the corporate governance recommendations and principles contained in Best Practice for GPW Listed Companies 2016 and based on principles, stipulated in Annex II to the European Commission Recommendation of 15 February 2005 on the role of non-executive or supervisory directors of listed companies Vyacheslav Rekov has fulfilled all independence criteria, stipulated in Annex II to the European Commission Recommendation of 15 February 2005 on the role of non-executive or supervisory directors of listed companies.


Willem van Walt Meijer, Ph.D. (1958, Citizenship: Dutch)
Head of Audit Committee, Non-executive Director

Willem van Walt Meijer was appointed as non-executive Director of Milkiland N.V. in December 2010. Mr. van Walt Meijer started his career at Unilever in 1983 and spent more than 20 years there, embracing executive positions in different regional offices of Unilever, including the Netherlands, Ireland, Indonesia, and Russia. After leaving Unilever he worked for Friesland Foods as Managing Director of Cheese Division (2006-08) and Leader of Classic Dairy Division (2008). From end 2008 and until now Mr. van Walt Meijer is the Board's Chairman of Midoceanbrands, one of a leading European distributor of promotional products. He holds a Doctoraal degree in Economic science from State University of Groningen, and has accomplished post graduate studies at Harvard University and Kellog School of Management.

According to the Statement on fulfilment of the independence criteria provided to the Company 26.08.2016 in order to observe Company’s compliance with the corporate governance recommendations and principles contained in Best Practice for GPW Listed Companies 2016 and based on principles, stipulated in Annex II to the European Commission Recommendation of 15 February 2005 on the role of non-executive or supervisory directors of listed companies Willem van Walt Meijer has fulfilled all independence criteria, stipulated in Annex II to the European Commission Recommendation of 15 February 2005 on the role of non-executive or supervisory directors of listed companies.