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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).

 

Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board 

Daniel Bilak

Education

McGill University, Faculty of Law, Bachelor of Law, Bachelor of Civil Law (1986); University of Toronto, Bachelor (International Relations), with honors (1982).


Labor activity

Promoted the development of a new strategy and legislation for reforming a legal branch of government in Ukraine, co-author of the “Proposals for the President: A New Wave of Reform” Report (2005).

Co-founder and Member of the Supervisory Board, Ukrainian Legal Foundation, Kyiv, Ukraine (1992 – 2005).

Professional competencies: international relations, corporate governance, investment and risk management, lawyer.

Fasken Martineau LLP, Toronto (1988 – 1993).

Emtex Ltd., Toronto and Shannon, Ireland – General Advisor, energy sphere (1993 – 1996).

UN Development Program, Ukraine – Senior Expert on Integrity and Democratic Governance (1997 – 2001).

Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP, Toronto, Canada – Partner (2002 – 2005).

UN Development Program, Ukraine – Senior Expert on Integrity and Democratic Governance (2005 – 2006).

CMS Cameron McKenna LLC, Kyiv, London – International Manager/Managing Partner (08.2007 – 10.2016).

Canada-Ukraine Foundation, Toronto, – Member of the Board of Directors, (2017 – present).

Ukrainian Network of Integrity and Compliance, Kyiv – Member of the Executive Committee (2017 – present).

Ukrainian Corporate Governance Academy, Kyiv – Member of the Board (2017 – present).

Ukrainian catholic University, Lviv – Member of the Senate (2014 – present).

Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine – Director of the Investment Promotion Office, (01.11.2016 – present).

JSCRaiffeisen Bank Aval” Member of the Supervisory Board (04.2018 – present).

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

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

Kostiantyn Marievych

Education

Mykhailo Hrushevsky Humanitarian and Pedagogical College (2004 – 2008); Ivan Franko National University of Lviv, Master of Law (2010 – 2011).


Labor Activity

Professional competencies: jurisprudence, Master of Law, lawyer.

Municipal Communal Enterprise ZhEK 2, Vinnytsia – Lawyer (08.2008 – 06.2009).

Municipal Communal Enterprise ZhEK 14, Vinnytsia – Lawyer (07.2009 – 01.2013).

Ilex Co. LTD, Vinnytsia – Founder (09.2012 – 08.2014).

Housing Maintenance Association LTD, Vinnytsia – Lawyer of category 1 (02.2013 – 10.2014).

Vinnytsia City Council, Vinnytsia – Advisor to the City Mayor for the Sector of Support of Activities of the Division of Organizational Support and Recordkeeping of the Apparatus (2014).

Ministry of Regional Development, Construction and Housing and Communal Services of Ukraine, Kyiv – Deputy Director of the Department of the Systems of Life-Support and Housing Politics – Head of the Division of Regulatory and Methodical Support (11.2014 – 10.2015).

Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine – Deputy Administrator of Affairs of the Department of Affairs of the Apparatus (10.2015 – 04.2016).

Service of Vice-Prime Minister Kistion V.Ye. – Head (04.2016 – present).

PJSCMain Gas Pipelines of Ukraine”, Kyiv – Member of the Supervisory Board (03.2018 – present).

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

 

Member of the Supervisory Board 

Ivan Yuryk

Education

 

Training course in public finance management, John F. Kennedy School of Government; Harvard University, USA (2008), Master’s Program in Economics, Economics Education and Research Consortium, Kyiv-Mohyla Academy (2004); Bachelor, T. Shevchenko National University (Faculty of Mechanics and Mathematics), Diploma with distinction (2002).


Labor activity

Professional competencies: investment and finance specialist

Peterson Institute for International Economics, Washington, USA, Research Assistant; project of review of economic reforms in Ukraine from the beginning of the independence (The book “How Ukraine became a market economy and democracy” is issued), 2007.

Blackstone – Head of the Representative Office in Ukraine; M&A corporate transactions, debt restructuring and capital raising, creation, structuring and implementation of corporate transactions (2010 – 2014).

Ministry of Finance of Ukraine Head of the Service of the Minister, coordination and administration of key projects and operational processes of the Ministry; support of main initiatives of the Ministry at the Government and Parliament; coordination of the analytical function and work with the mass media; elaboration of presentation and analytical materials to support the activity of the Minister (2014 – 2016).

UkraineInvest Investment Promotion Office of the Government of UkraineDeputy Director, support and implementation of investment projects including raising direct foreign investments in the real sector of the economy of Ukraine: alternative energetics, infrastructure (railway, sea ports), agro-industry, modern production and new technologies (2017 – present).

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