The Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine (MEDT) conducts a competitive selection of managers and independent members of supervisory boards of state enterprises that are especially important for the Ukrainian economy. The commissions that carry out the competitive selection include representatives of the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade and others, such as the Ministry of Agrarian Policy, the Ministry of Infrastructure, the Ministry of Energy, the State Property Fund, etc., and independent non-governmental experts.
Considering the huge experience in providing expert advice on corporate governance issues, corporate governance systems, in particular the organization of supervisory boards, the Corporate Governance Professional Association received an appeal from the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade to provide nominees to the commissions for competitive selection for positions of managers and independent members of supervisory boards of such companies as JSC “Ukrzaliznytsya”, SE “Plant” Elektronmash”, State Enterprise “Ukrkhimtransammiak”(EuroAmmonia) and JSC “United Mining and Chemical Company”. CGPA nominated three candidates:
Oleksandr Okuniev, Head of the CGPA Management, a well-known in Ukraine specialist in the field of corporate law. Consultant of the International Finance Corporation (IFC) in Ukraine (1996-2001), IIB (2001-2012) and the Ukrainian Institute of Corporate Governance (since 2012.) Member of the Expert Board on Corporate Governance and Stock Market of the National Securities Commission, author of several books and more than 60 publications on corporate law and governance.
Oleg Trypolsky, a member of the CGPA; Department Head, Deputy Head of the Office of the Secretariat of the Cabinet of Ministers (1993-1998, 2000-2010); Deputy Chairman of the National Agency for the Management of State Corporate Rights (1999) Member of the Supervisory Boards of major joint-stock companies with a state shareholding: Alchevsk Coke, Zaporozhye Ferroalloy Plant, Petrovsky Plant, Malinskaya paper factory, Crimean Titan (1999-2007); Honored Economist of Ukraine.
Oleksiy Dolgikh, Managing partner of the Ukrainian office of Boyden Global Executive Search (since 2016.); consultant for the search and selection of management personnel at Ward Howell International (2003-2004); Head and business development manager at Hudson (2004-2010); Chairman of the CIS / Regional Manager in Ukraine in the company Pedersen & Partners (2010-2016).
On October 4, 2017, Oleksandr Okuniev took part in the meeting of the commission on competitive selection of the head of the state enterprise “Ukrkhimtransammiaq” (EuroAmmonia).