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About Milkiland

Board of directors

Oleg Rozhko (1977, Nationality: 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 until now he has being 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 WSE 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, Nationality: 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. He is an entrepreneur, and has a business interests in many spheres outside the dairy sector

Olga Yurkevich (1946, Nationality: Kazakhstan)
Chief Production Officer, Executive Director


Ms. Yurkevich, the Issuer’s Board Member since 2007. In 2000 she started in the Group as Director of Nizhyn Dairy Plant, and during 2002-03 accomplished major major turnaround and modernization of newly acquired Mena Cheese Plant. Ms. Yurkevich 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. Ms. Yurkevich holds Masters Degree from Lviv Trade and Economy Institute

Vyacheslav Rekov (1975, Nationality: Ukraine)
Member of Audit Committee, 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, Nationality: the Netherlands)
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).

Starting from end 2008 until 2013 Mr. van Walt Meijer was the Board's Chairman of Midoceanbrands, one of a leading European distributor of promotional products, followed by being appointed as Managing Director of Polyconcept International Markets Division, the global leader in this industry, being based in Hong Kong. Early 2016 he returned to the foods industry and leads till today Nedspice Vietnam Ltd & East Asia as General Manager. Nedspice is one of the leading global added value spices suppliers.

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.


George Christopher Logush (1945, Nationality: USA)
Non-executive Director

George Logush was appointed as non-executive Director of Milkiland N.V. on 21 June 2013. Mr. Logush started his career in 1975 and until 1992 he was tenured Professor and then Assistant and Associate Dean at the Graduate School of Business Administration of Fordham University in New York City. At the same time held a CEO position in state health care field in USA and provided business consultancy services. In Ukraine Mr. Logush became a founder and Country manager, first, of  Reynolds Tobacco International company (1992-1994), then KPMG and then KPMG/Barents Group (1994-1995). Over 16 years from 1995 until 2011 he held a position of Corporate Vice President of Kraft Foods responsible for business in 12 countries of Eastern Europe and Central Asia. In 2008-2012 Mr. Logush was a Board Member at Chumak, in 2011-2012 obtained a position of Vice President and Board Member at Mironivsky Khliboproduct. In 2012 he became a Vice-President for Strategy and
Development of Ukrainian Catholic University and Chairman of Supervisory Board of Lviv Business School. He holds a PhD in economics, econometrics from New York University (1973), and MA in Economics from the same University (1971). Mr. Logush also accomplished several post graduate studies in 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 George Logush 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.



Pavlo Sheremeta (1971, Nationality: Ukraine)
Member of Audit Committee, Non-executive Director

Pavlo Sheremeta was appointed as non-executive Director of Milkiland N.V. on June 30, 2017. He has a wide experience in the sphere of business education.

Mr. Sheremeta started his career in 1995 as a Project manager of Open Society Institute in Budapest, Hungary. In 1997-1998 he occupied a position of MBA Program Director of International Institute of Management (IMI-Kyiv). In 1999 he became a Founding Dean and CEO of Kiyv-Mohyla Business school (KMBS) and held this position until 2008. In 2008-2012 he occupied a position of the President and Senior Fellow of Malaysia Blue Strategy Institute, Kuala-Lumpur, Malaysia.

In 2014 Mr. Sheremeta held a position of Minister for economic development and trade of Ukraine.

In 2012 he was a President and then in 2014-2015 member of Advisory Council of Kyiv School of Economics. In 2015-2017 Mr. Sheremeta founded School of Public Management of Ukrainian Catholic University, Lviv, Ukraine.

During his career, Mr. Sheremeta also served as a Board member in Raiffeisen Bank Aval (2015-until now), Central and East European Management Development Association (2004-2010).

He graduated from Lviv State University (1993) and holds MBA from Emory University, Atlanta, USA (1995). He also passed several executive development programs, including those in Harvard Business School (2008) and Insead Blue Ocean Strategy Institute (2006).       

According to the Statement on fulfilment of the independence criteria provided to the Company 30.06.2017 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, Pavlo Sheremeta 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.