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Oleh Khaidakin, MD

Oleh Khaidakin was born in Ukraine and has been working for large international FMCG companies in Ukraine and other countries for over 25 years.

He started his career in 1996 as a sales representative of JTI, built his career from a supervisor to a regional sales manager.

From 2004 to 2010, Oleh Khaidakin moved up the career ladder and expanded his area of ​​responsibility in the sales and marketing departments of Imperial Tobacco Group. Since 2010, he managed the company's business in Kazakhstan, Armenia, Georgia, Moldova.

Oleh Khaidakin joined Carlsberg Group in 2015 as Vice President of Sales for Carlsberg Ukraine, and since 2017 held the position of the MD of Alivaria, which is part of the Carlsberg Group.

From January 1, 2022, Oleh Khaidakin has been appointed the Managing Director of Carlsberg Ukraine.

Vladyslav Gusev, Vice President Supply Chain

Vladyslav Gusev started his professional career in 1996 at the confectionery company Cadbury in the Novgorod region, where he worked his way from the technician to the site manager of the production department. In 2002 he joined the VENA company as the head of the bottling department. After that he was holding positions of packing department manager, production manager, deputy director and brewery director.

From 2006 to 2008, Vladyslav has been heading Baltika-Chelyabinsk brewery. From 2008 to 2010, he has been working as the director of Lafarge Company in the Chelyabinsk region, and then he moved to Heineken to take the position of the brewery director in Novosibirsk, which he has been heading for 3 years. Since 2013 Vladyslav hold the position of the Vice President of Operations at Erlan (Ukraine).

In June 2016 Vladyslav Gusev joined Baltika Breweries as the director of the Yarpivo Brewery, and in April 2019 he was appointed VP production for Carlsberg Denmark.

From November 2020 Vladyslav Gusev joined Carlsberg Ukraine as Vice President Supply Chain.

Taras Matsypura, VP Marketing

Taras graduated from the Faculty of Marketing of the National Technical University of Ukraine "Ihor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute" and has a degree in economics.

He started his career in 2005 at BBH Ukraine (now Carlsberg Ukraine), where he held various positions in brand marketing.

Under his direct leadership, Carlsberg Ukraine launched Lvivske Rizdvyane, opened the Museum and Cultural Complex "Lvivarnia", implemented impressive projects with the music band "Ocean Elzy", and the flagship brand "Lvivske" achieved a leading position in the beer market.

Since 2018, he headed the marketing department at Alivaria.

Since 2022, Taras had been previously holding the position of Marketing Director for CEE Region and was responsible for several key projects, such as developing a strategy for the premium of secondary packaging, commercial planning, and innovation, supporting several markets in the process of media planning, as well as other projects where his extensive and the versatile experience was very useful to local teams of the CEE markets.

On November 1, 2022, Taras Matsypura was appointed Vice President of Marketing at Carlsberg Ukraine.

Maryna Harrison, Vice President of Human Resources

Maryna Harrison was born on September 5, 1976, in Prague, Czech Republic.

In 1998, she graduated from the Minsk State Pedagogical University with a degree in Psychology and Foreign Languages.

She later went into further academic study and graduated from the Academy of Postgraduate Education with a degree in Psychology.

Over the next years, she received training through educational courses in business and HR at the Management Center Europe, London Business School, Hay Group and Carlsberg Group.

Prior to starting her career in HR, Maryna worked in counseling and gave lectures on the psychology of HR management at different higher educational institutions in Belarus.

She commenced her career in HR in 2001, by first working in recruitment and organization of training sessions for businesses.

In 2005, she took office as HR Manager at the Additional Liability Company “Arlon”, a FMCG distributor.

Starting from 2006, she was working as HR and Administration Director at JSC “Olivar Brewery”, Carlsberg Group.

In 2014, Maryna Harrison was appointed Vice President of HR at Carlsberg Ukraine.

Maryna supervised the development and implementation of numerous projects in organizational development, effective motivation, personnel assessment and development. She has in fact built a new HR hierarchy from a scratch.

Yuliia Stelmakh, Senior Director Public and Corporate Affairs

Yuliia was born in Berdychiv, Ukraine. She holds a master's degree in International Trade Regulation from the Institute of International Relations of the Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv and an additional course in law at the University of Salford (Manchester, UK).

Yuliia started her career as a lawyer, and since 2015 she has worked at the American Chamber of Commerce in Ukraine, where she went from the coordinator of the food industry committee to head of three areas - food industry, retail, and intellectual property law.

Yuliia started her job at Carlsberg Ukraine in 2019 as a senior manager for public authorities.

On September 6, 2021, Yuliia Stelmakh was appointed Senior Director  Public and Corporate Affairs.

Olena Mishkina, VP sales

Olena Mishkina started her career in our company in October 2018 on the position of the director of the modern trade channel.

Before getting the position at Carlsberg Ukraine, Olena worked as a national sales manager at Colgate-Palmolive Ukraine LLC, being responsible for all sales channels.

Elena also has had a successful experience at Unilever and SCA.

Roy Alan Cornish, VP finance

Roy is a UK Chartered Accountant, having obtained this qualification from the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.

He joined the brewing industry in 1995 with SABMiller, where he held operational CFO positions in Hungary, Africa and Ukraine.

Roy joined Efes in Russia in 2012 as CFO, and from January 2017 to March 2018, he was acting CEO. When Efes Russia and AB InBev Russia merged in April 2018, Roy took the role of CFO at AB InBev Efes.

In May 2019 Roy joined Carlsberg Ukraine as VP Finance and in September 2020 he stepped into VP Finance Baltika role.

In July 2022, Roy was appointed Vice President of Finance at Carlsberg Ukraine.

Andrei Kravchenko, IT Director

Andrei Kravchenko was born in 1979 in Kharkiv.

In 2001 Andrei came to Carlsberg Ukraine and built a successful career.

In 2002 Andrei received a degree in radio engineering from the Chernivtsi National University.

In 2006 he became the chief administrator of the corporate network Carlsberg Ukraine. His responsibilities included: management of the IT structure, budgeting, control of expenditure monitoring for the corporate network.

In 2008 Andrei Kravchenko received a degree in business management from the National Technical University of Ukraine KPI.

From 2010 to 2011 he held the post of IT manager and provided company with continued operation of IT services.

In 2011 Andrei took up an appointment of head of IT department.

In 2018 Andrei Kravchenko has been appointed to the position of IT Director at Carlsberg Ukraine.

Mariya Chernyavskaya, Senior Legal Director

Mariya graduated from the Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv and qualified as a Master of Laws in 1999.

She started her career as a legal adviser in a law firm. After obtaining attorney's certificate in 2000, she continued her career in a private law firm, and then in the banking sector.

Prior to joining Carlsberg Ukraine, Mariya worked at UkrSibbank (BNP Paribas Group) and CREDOBANK (PKO BP Group), where she held the positions of leading legal adviser and head of the legal department.

Mariya joined Carlsberg Ukraine in 2015 and has built her career from a legal adviser to a legal manager for compliance and administrative support.

On December 15, 2021 Mariya Chernyavskaya was appointed Senior Legal Director of Carlsberg Ukraine.

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