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Oleh Khaidakin, MD

From January 1, 2022, Oleh Khaidakin was appointed to the position of Managing Director of Carlsberg Ukraine.

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

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.

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

Oleh graduated from Kyiv Suvoriv School (1987) and Donetsk Higher Military School (1991).
In 2007, received international certification in Management of The Open University (UK).
In 2019 he graduated from the London Business School in the direction of Leading for Results.

Andrii Kravchenko, IT Director

On April 2, 2018, Andrii was appointed to the position of IT Director of Carlsberg Ukraine.

In 2001, Andrii joined Carlsberg Ukraine as an IT specialist after graduating from a university. After 5 years, he became the main administrator of the Company's corporate network, whose duties included management of the IT structure, budgeting, and controlling costs for the corporate network.

In 2011, Andrii assumed the IT department's head position, and in 2018 he was promoted to his current position at Carlsberg Ukraine.

Before joining Carlsberg Ukraine, Andrii worked at Pepsi as an IT specialist.

Andriy graduated from the Faculty of Radioelectronics of the Chernivtsi National University.

In 2008, Andrii Kravchenko graduated from the National Technical University of Ukraine, KPI, Management and Marketing degree.

Vladyslav Gusev, Vice President of Supply Chain

On November 2, 2020, Vladyslav was appointed to the position of Vice President of Supply Chain of Carlsberg Ukraine.

In June 2016, Vladyslav joined Carlsberg as a director of the Yarpivo Brewery branch, and in April 2019 he was appointed to the position of Vice President of production at Carlsberg Denmark.

Vladyslav Gusev began his professional career in 1996 at the Cadbury confectionery factory, where he worked his way up from technician to site manager of the production department.

In 2002, he continued his career at VENA as the head of the bottling department and later held the positions of manager of the packaging department, production manager, deputy plant director, and plant director. From 2006 to 2008, Vladyslav headed the Baltika-Chelyabinsk branch. From 2008 to 2010, he worked as a plant director at the Lafarge company in the Chelyabinsk region and then moved to the Heineken company as a plant director in Novosibirsk, which he headed for three years. Since 2013, Vladyslav held the position of Deputy General Director for Operations at Erlan (Ukraine).

Vladyslav graduated from the Faculty of Electrification and Production Automation with a degree in electrical engineering at the Zhambyl Irrigation and Construction Institute.

Yuliia Stelmakh, Senior Corporate Affairs Director CEE & Carlsberg Ukraine

On August 1, 2023, Yuliia Stelmakh was appointed to the position of Senior Corporate Affairs Director CEE & Carlsberg Ukraine.

From September 6, 2021, Yuliia was held the position of Senior Public and Corporate Affairs Director of Carlsberg Ukraine.

She joined Carlsberg Ukraine in 2019 as a senior manager for public authorities.

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 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).

Mariya Chernyavskaya, Senior Legal Director

On December 15, 2021, Mariya Chernyavskaya was appointed to the position of Senior Legal Director of Carlsberg Ukraine. Compliance is also an area of Mariya`s responsibility.

Mariya joined Carlsberg Ukraine in 2015 as a legal adviser and later held various positions in the Legal Affairs Department.

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

Mariya graduated from the Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv and qualified as a Master of Laws in 1999. In 2022, Mariya received international advanced certification in Business Compliance at the International Compliance Association (ICA, The University of Manchester).

Roy Alan Cornish, Vice President of Finance

On July 1, 2022, Roy was re-appointed as Vice President of Finance of Carlsberg Ukraine.

Roy joined the Carlsberg Group as VP of Finance of Carlsberg Ukraine in May 2019, following which he was appointed as VP of Finance of Baltika, in September 2020. Following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine in February 2022, Roy chose to leave Russia and returned to Ukraine.

Roy joined the brewing industry in 1995 in Johannesburg with SABMiller, where he held operational CFO positions in Hungary, Africa, and finally Ukraine. In March 2012, SABMIller sold its Russian and Ukrainian operations to Efes, as a result of which Roy became CFO of Efes Rus until January 2017 when he was also appointed acting CEO. And when Efes Rus merged with ABInbev Rus, Roy became CFO of the merged company, ABInbev/Efes Rus.

Roy is a British citizen with permanent residence status in Ukraine. He is a UK Chartered Accountant (ICAEW).

Olena Mishkina, Vice President of Sales

On September 1, 2022, Olena was appointed to the position of Vice President of Sales of Carlsberg Ukraine.

Olena started her career in our company in October 2018 in the position of Modern Trade Director.

Before getting the position at Carlsberg Ukraine, Olena worked as a Head of sales at Colgate-Palmolive Ukraine LLC. She held several positions at Essity LLC such as Head of key accounts, Head of logistics, customer and demand service CIS, customer service, and logistics manager. Also, she has had a successful experience as a sales administrator at Unilever LLC.

Olena graduated from the Faculty of International Business of the Institute of International Relations of the Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv. Also, she has a degree in Roman and German languages and literature from the Donetsk State University.

Taras Matsypura, Vice President of Marketing

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

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.

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.

Roman Verkhovod, Commercial Development Director

On January 9, 2023, Roman was appointed to the position of Director of Commercial Development of Carlsberg Ukraine.

He started his career in our company in 2008 in trade marketing, then joined the marketing team to develop the import direction. In December 2019, Roman was appointed manager of strategic development of Carlsberg Ukraine, and in December 2020 he was promoted to the position of senior manager of business development.

Roman managed business development projects, implemented a new work model of the Company's 9'grid priorities, facilitated the recovery of the Company's commercial activities after the start of a full-scale war, and coordinated the Re-start project.

Before joining Carlsberg Ukraine, Roman had a successful experience in trade marketing and commercial development functions at Henkel and Heineken.

Roman graduated from the Faculty of International Relations of the "Krok" University of Economics and Law with a master's degree in International Economics. He received further development at the International Institute of Management (MIM) in the direction of PMD Pre-MBA. In 2019, Roman received international certification in Project Management at the Project Management Institute (PMI).

Ludmyla Golynska, Senior Human Resources Director

On February 23, 2023, Ludmyla was appointed to the position of Senior HR Director of Carlsberg Ukraine.

Ludmyla began her career in the field of personnel management in 2004 at international pharmaceutical company Sanofi. In 2008, she held the position of HR business partner at Nemiroff, a leading Ukrainian alcohol company.

Since 2014, she worked as an HR business partner at Media Group Ukraine. Before joining Carlsberg Ukraine, Ludmila held the positions of HR Director of Ukraine and  Baltic, HRBP C&B of South-Eastern Europe at the international logistics company GEFCO.

Ludmyla graduated from the Institute of International Relations of the Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv and obtained the qualification of Master of International Law and French language translator. She also received a diploma from the French state university Panthéon-Assas (Université Panthéon-Assas) in French and European commercial law, and in 2013 she graduated from the Pre-MBA program of the International Institute of Management (MIM).

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