Oleg Bakhmatyuk

Chairman of the Board of Directors, Agroholding Avangard

Oleg Bakhmatyuk founded Avangard in 2003. He is a controlling shareholder and currently holds the position of Non-Executive Chairman of the BoD.

Mr Bakhmatyuk has held a number of executive positions throughout his career at Prikarpatskaya Financial Company, Stanislavskaya Trading Company and Naftogaz of Ukraine. Oleg Bakhmatyuk owns several other companies in the food, transport, real estate and financial sectors, but Avangard remains his largest business holding.

Mr Bakhmatyuk graduated from the Chernivtsi Economic and Legal Institute with a degree in business administration and from the Ivano-Frankivsk National Technical University of Oil and Gas, specializing in engineering, physics and business administration.