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The founder and organizer of the competition «Corporate Secretary of the Year» is a CORPORATE GOVERNANCE PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATION.

Annual competition “Corporate Secretary of the Year” (hereinafter – Competition) is a public award, which is awarded to the winners for their professional achievements in the field of corporate governance.


  • implementation of the highest standards and best practices of corporate governance in Ukrainian companies;
  • raising the status of the profession of the corporate secretary;
  • assessment and recognition of personal contribution of the corporate secretary to the development of corporate governance of the company;
  • raising standards of the professional ethics of corporate secretary;
  • exchange of experience among the contestants;
  • informing the professional society about the best professionals and the public recognition of their achievements.

The basic principles of deciding the winners are objectivity and comprehensiveness in the evaluation of professional and social activities of the participants.

The participants, nominees, and winners can be the citizens of Ukraine and foreigners who carry out their professional activities in the field of corporate governance in Ukraine.

The objectives, principles, and organization of the annual competition “Corporate Secretary of the Year” are set by the Competition’s Regulation.

The qualification requirements for the participants are the following:

  • University degree;
  • Special training in corporate governance;
  • Experience as Corporate Secretary or as actually relevant position in the company that is a resident of Ukraine (Ukrainian office of the foreign company) for at least 3 years.

To confirm the information about qualification requirements, the Secretary of Jury has the right to ask candidates to provide the copy/scan-copy of employment record, diplomas, certificates and other documents that can confirm that candidate meets all qualification requirements. Refusal or failure to provide such documents means that candidate withdraws from participation in the competition.

Mailing address:

The Competition «Corporate Secretary of the Year”

Corporate Governance Professional Association

Mykhailivska St., 12 B, of.21

Kyiv, 01001

For questions please contact the Secretary of the Organizing Committee of the Competition Iryna Bilyachenko:

tel. +380 44 228-87-59,

e-mail: Irina.Bilyachenko@cgpa.com.ua