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SUPERVISORY BOARD OF THE JSC «UKRAINIAN RAILWAYS»

Chairman of the Suvervisory Board 

Sevki Acuner

Education

Concordia University, Montreal, Canada, M.B.A (1980 – 1982); Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden, Postgraduate (1976 – 1977); Bosporus University, Istanbul, Turkey, Management, Bachelor (1971 – 1976).


Labor activity

Has an experience in working in the top managerial roles at the international level, specialty – financial/banking sector.

Professional competencies: business strategy and development, operational efficiency, finance and audit, corporate governance, compliance and risk management.

Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey – Financial and Economic Analyst (1979 – 1980).

Bank of Montreal – Customer Relationship Manager (1983 – 1985).

Concordia University – Lecturer, Faculty of Trade (1985 – 1986).

Royal Bank of Canada (1985 – 1996):

- Customer Relationship Manager, Commercial Banking, Montreal, Canada (1985 – 1987),

- Social Credit Manager, Toronto, Canada (1987 – 1990),

- Managing Director, Amsterdam, the Netherlands (1990 – 1992),

- Senior Banker and Regional Manager in Italy, the Netherlands and Greece (1992 – 1996).

European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), Kyiv, Ukraine:

- Senior Manager, Transaction Approval, Credit Manager (2000 – 1996),

- Deputy Director and Manager for Asset Portfolio Management, London, Great Britain (2000 – 2009),

- Deputy Director, Manager for Asset Portfolio Management, Istanbul, Turkey (2009 – 2013),

- Director of the Ukrainian Office (05.2013 – 2018).

JSC “Ukrainian railways” – Member of the Supervisory Board (20.06.2018 – 16.07.2018).

JSC “Ukrainian railways” – Chairman of the Supervisory Board (17.07.2018 – present).


Member of the Supervisory Board

Oleh Zhuravliov

Education

MBA Program of the University of New Brunswick (Canada) (2011 - 2014). Institute of World Economy and International Relations of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Ph.D. (1999 – 2004). Kyiv State University of Trade and Economics, Faculty of Banking, Economics in FEA Management, diploma with honors (1993 - 1998).

 

Labor activity

Has more the 20-year experience, 15 years of which in the sphere of corporate governance in large Ukrainian corporations. Main directions of expertise include corporate governance, merger and acquisition, corporate law, compliance and international relations.

JSC “Ukrinbank” – Economist, Leading, Chief Economist of the Money Market Department of Treasury (03.1998 – 02.2001).

PJSC “Ukrsotsbank” – Chief Economist of the Environmental Analysis Division in Strategic Marketing Department (03.2001 – 06.2002).

JSC “KYIVENERHO” (06.2002 – 09.2005):

- Advisor to the Chairman of the Board;

- Deputy Director General in CJSC “Center for Corporate Decisions”;

- Member of the Supervisory Board of CJSC “Lad” Insurance Company.

DCH Group of companies (08.2005 – 08.2010):

- “Development Construction Holding” LLC – Deputy Director for Corporate Governance;

- “Center-City” LLC (Real Estate Sub-Holding) – Deputy Director of the Legal Department of “Center-City” LLC (Real Estate Sub-Holding);

PJSC “Kredytprombank” – Director of the Coordination Department of the Supervisory Board – Corporate Secretary (08.2010 – 05.2013).

“Donetskstal” Group of Companies (07.2013 – 07. 2017):

- PJSC "Donetskstal" – Deputy Director of the Property Management Directorate;

- PJSC “Yasyniv Coke and Chemicals Plant” – Member of the Supervisory Board;

- INCOSTIL GROUP LLC – Head of the Department of Property and Corporate Rights Management.

Deloitte – Corporate Governance Improvement Project for JSC “Ukrainian railways” (12.2017 – 12.2018); ENERGOATOM – Sustainable Corporate Development project – international team consultant (12.2017 – 12.2018).

Corporate Governance Professional Association – member of association, advisor to chairman of management board (2017 – present).

The Ministry of Infrastructure of Ukraine – advisor to the Minister of Infrastructure of Ukraine on a public basis (08.2017 – present).

PJSC “IC “Krona” – Chairman of the Supervisory Board (08.01.2019 – present).

JSC “Ukrainian railways” – Member of the Supervisory Board (18.12.2019 – present).


Member of the Supervisory Board

Serhii Leschenko

Education 

Taras Shevchenko Kyiv National University, Journalism, Master degree (2003);

- John Smith Fellowship Program, London, Great Britain (2012),

- Stanford University, USA - Draper-Hills Fellowship, (2013),

- National  Endowment  for  Democracy, Washington - Reagan-Fascell  Fellow Program  (2013 – 2014).

 Awards

- Best journalist within the countries of the Eastern Partnership, Poland’s Foundation of Reporters (2011).

- Press Prize by the Norwegian Fritt Ord Foundation and the German ZEIT Foundation (2013).

- Selected as one of “100 Information Heroes” by the Reporters Without Borders (2014).

- NDI’s Democracy Award (2014).

Labor Activity 

Online newspaper Ukrainska Pravda, anti-corruption investigations specialization – Deputy Editor-In-Chief (2002 – 2014).

Private entrepreneur (2004 – 2014).

Non-governmental organization Ukrainska Pravda – Founder (2003 – present).

Ukrainian Parliament – Chairperson of the Subcommittee on International Cooperation and Implementation of Anti-Corruption Legislation in Parliament’s Anticorruption Committee (2014 – 2019).

JSC “Ukrainian railways” – Member of the Supervisory Board (18.12.2019 – present).

 

Member of the Supervisory Board 

Anders Aslund

Education

 

Oxford University, modern history of economics, PhD (1978 – 1982); Stockholm School of Economics, Economics, Master, (1976); Stockholm University, Russian, Polish Political Science, Bachelor (1976).


Labor Activity

Has a considerable experience in working in independent boards of directors where dealt with matters of transport policy including the railway.

Professional competencies: business strategy and development, international relations, finance and credit, corporate governance, compliance and risk management.

Ministry of Finance of the Russian Federation – Co-director of the Microeconomics and Finance Division (11.1991 – 01.1994).

Russian Government – Advisor on Economic Matters (11.1991 – 01.1994).

Russian Privatization Center – Member - Co-founder of the Board of Directors (1992 – 1999).

Ukrainian Government – Advisor on Economic Matters (08.1994 – 12.1997).

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Washington, USA – Senior Associate (10.1994 – 12.2005).

President Askar Akaev of KyrgyzstanEconomic Advisor) (1998 – 2004).

Independent Commission of International Experts on Economic Reform for the Ukrainian Government – Co-chairman (09.2009 – 02.2010).

Ergo Hestia, Gdynia, Poland –Member of the International Advisory Board (2011 – 2013).

Ministry of Finance of Ukraine – Advisor to the Minister of Finance (05.2014 – 04.2016).

East Capital – Member of the Board, Global Economic Adv. (2002 – present).

Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service – Professor (08.2002 – present).

Bank of Finland Inst. of Transition – Chairman of the Board (2009 – present).

Atlantic Council of the U.S., Washington – Senior Fellow (07.2015 – present).

JSC “Ukrainian railways” – Member of the Supervisory Board (20.06.2018 – present).

 

Member of the Supervisory Board 

Christian Kuhn

Education

Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz University of Hannover, Hannover, Germany, Engineering, PhD (1996), Technical University of Darmstadt, Darmstadt, Germany, Engineering, Master (1984 – 1992).


Labor activity

Over 20 years of experience in working in railway and logistics business, in the lines: sales, production, operational activity, technical support and infrastructure.

Professional competencies: business strategy and development, railway transportations, international relations, operational efficiency, finance and credit, corporate governance, compliance and risk management.

Connex (Veolia group) (03.1996 – 10.2005):

- Deutsche Eisenbahn Gesellschaft mbH (DEG) (03.1996 – 12.1999) – Head of the Freight Transportation Department (1998 – 12.1999), Project Manager (03.1996 – 1998),

- Industriebahn-Gesellschaft Berlin mbH – Managing Director (08.1998 – 02.2005),

- Niederbarnimer Eisenbahn AG – Member of the Management Board (08.1998 – 02.2005),

- Connex Cargo Logistics (11.2000 – 12.2005) – Managing Director.

Deutsche Bahn AG (11.2005 – 02.2009):

- Martrade Holding (2009 – 2015) – Non-executive Director (12.2009 – 09.2015), Managing Director (04.2009 – 12.2009),

- Deutsche Bahn AG – Member of the Management Board (01.2010 – 05.2011),

- RheinCargo GmbH & Co KG – Managing Director (10.2015 – 09.2016),

- Neuss-Düsseldorfer Häfen GmbH & Co KG – Deputy Managing Director (04.2016 – 09.2017).

Consulting and Interim Management (06.2011 – present) – Independent Consultant.

Kazakhstan Railways (KTZ) (09.2014 – present) – Member of the Board of Directors.

Lithuanian Railways (LG) (02.2018 – 02.2020) – Member of the Supervisory Board.

JSC “Ukrainian railways” – Member of the Supervisory Board (20.06.2018 – present).

 

Member of the Supervisory Board 

Andreas Matje

Education

University of Toronto, Rotman Faculty of Management, MBA (2001 – 2002); LIMAK Austrian Business School, General Management Program (2000 – 2001); Vienna University of Economics and Business, Vienna, Austria, Law Faculty, PhD (2006 – 2010).


Labor activity

Executive Director with an extensive international experience in stock organizations.

Professional competencies: business strategy and development, operational efficiency, finance and audit, corporate governance, compliance and risk management.

Vienna University of Economics and Business – Docent, Institute of Industrial Management (04.1990 – 11.1990).

OTOB Clearingbank AG, Vienna – Trainer (12.1990 – 03.1991).

Vienna University of Economics and Business (1990 – 2006) – Docent, Institute of Industrial Management (04.1991 – 08.1995), Lecturer (1990 – 2006).

OMV AG, Vienna – Corporate Governance (09.1995 – 02.1999).

Polyfelt GmbH (03.1999 – 12.2005):

- Vice-President for Finance and Administration (03.1999 – 03.2003),

- Finance Director (04.2003 – 12.2005).

TenCate Geosynthetics Austria GmbH – Chief Executive Officer (01.2006 – 12.2008).

OMV AG, Vienna, Austria:

- Senior Vice-President for Accounting (01.2009 – 12.2010),

- Senior Vice-President for Control (12.2010 – 12.2012),

- OMV Petrom SA, Bucharest – Finance Director (01.2013 – 06.2017),

- Senior Advisor (07.2017 – 12.2017).

Consulting Services, Austria (12.2017 – present).

JSC “Ukrainian railways”  Member of the Supervisory Board (20.06.2018 – present).

 

Member of the Supervisory Board

Audickas Adomas Azuolas

Education

INSEAD, MBA (2014), Reading University, Bachelor (2008), Vilnius University, Bachelor (2005).

 

Labor Activity

Ukrainian Academy of Corporate Governance, Ukraine – President (2017 – present).

Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine – Advisor to the Prime Minister of Ukraine (2017 – present).

SOE Reload, Ukraine – Founder, Manager; Senior Advisor to the Minister of Economy of Ukraine (2015 – 2016).

UAB Civitta (leading consulting company), Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, Belarus, Ukraine – Partner (2013 – 2015).

AB Ukio Bankas, Lithuania – Temporary Administrator (authority of the Supervisory Board and and CEO) (Jan 2013 – May 2013).

The Ministry of Economy, Lithuania – Vice-Minister (Feb 2012 – Dec 2012); Advisor to the Minister (Dec 2012 – Feb 2012).

UAB Gild Bankers, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia – Senior Financial Analyst (2008 – 2010).

AB Sampo Bank – Junior Manager of the Project (2005 – 2006).

Miratech Group, Ukraine – Member of the Supervisory Board (2018 – present).

JSC “Mahistralni Gazoprovody” of Ukraine, Ukraine – Member of the Supervisory Board (2018 – present).

UAB VAE, Lithuania – Chairman of the Supervisory Board (2012 – 2013).

State Property Fund of Ukraine, Lithuania – Member of the Supervisory Board (2012 – 2013).

AB Giraites ginkluotes gamykla, Lithuania – Member of the Supervisory Board (2011 – 2012).