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01.03.2019Oleksandr Okuniev on the experience of corporate governance of Ukrainian state-owned companies at a seminar in Belarus

February 26, 2019, Oleksandr Okuniev, Chairman of the Management Board of the Corporate Governance Professional Association, spoke at the seminar, which was organized in Minsk (Belarus) by the Economic Studies Center BEROK, together with the IPM Business School, on the theme: “Innovations in the governance of state-owned companies of Ukraine: supervisory boards, independent directors”.

In his presentation, O. Okuniev reviewed the experience of corporate governance on the examples of Ukrainian state-owned companies, as well as the peculiarities of the selection of independent directors, focused on mechanisms for improving the efficiency of the boards of directors. The cases of NJSC Naftogaz of Ukraine, JSC Ukrzaliznytsia, JSC Ukrpochta, JSC Ukrenergo, State Enterprise Administrations of Sea Ports of Ukraine, State Company Printing Industry Ukraine, State Company ProZorro.Prodazi were presented. For better understanding and visualization of the voiced processes, presentation included the infographics of the Reform Office of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine, which accompanies the process of competitive selection of members of the supervisory boards of state enterprises and the Nomination Committee and selection committee, which is provided by the Secretariat of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine. http://bit.ly/2ytfbsT. 

The event was attended by leaders and responsible specialists associated with the development and implementation of state policy in the field of corporate governance, as well as specialists whose work is related to the work and participation in supervisory boards. The participants included representatives of the Ministry of Economy, the State Property Committee of the Republic of Belarus, the Ministry of Architecture and Construction, the Belneftekhim Concern, the State Property Committees of the Minsk City Executive Committee and the Minsk Regional Executive Committee. The business was represented by such organizations as JSC Minsk Plant of Sparkling Wines, JSC ASB Belarusbank, JSC Minsk Kristall, JSC Keramin, JSC BATE, JSC Management Company Belavtodor Holding, PO Belresursy, JSC “BelAZ” and others.

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