On July 16, the Verkhovna Rada, the Supreme Council of Ukraine, appointed a new Chairman of the National Bank of Ukraine and Chairman of the Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine.
Kyrylo Shevchenko was approved as the Chairman of the National Bank of Ukraine. 332 people’s deputies voted for his candidacy.
Shevchenko is known to be a Ukrainian banker, Chairman of the Board of JSB Ukrgasbank, where 94.94% of the shares belong to the state. He began his banking career in 1994 when after graduating from Kharkiv State University of Economics he got a job at the Ukrainian Credit Bank (now – A-Bank). He worked in the Joint-Stock Postal and Pension Bank “Aval” and in the Bank “Finance and Credit”.
From May 2009 to September 2009, he was an adviser to the Prime Minister of Ukraine Yulia Tymoshenko.
The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine has appointed Olga Pishchanska to the position of the Chairman of the Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine. According to the report on the Verkhovna Rada’s website, 255 people’s deputies voted for the appointment decision.
Olga Pishchanska, 44, graduated from Kryvyi Rih Technical University in 1997 with a degree in industrial and civil construction, and in 2001 received a master’s degree in business economics from the Kyiv National Economic University. At one time she worked at the Kryvyi Rih Mining and Metallurgical Plant “Kryvorizhstal”, at PJSC “ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih” and LLC “METINVEST HOLDING”. From December 2016 to August 2019, she was the director of Procurement Solutions LLC.
From November 2017 to August 2019 – Commercial Director of STEM Engineering LLC. By the Decree of the President of Ukraine of September 2, 2019 №643 / 2019 she was appointed to the position of the First Deputy Chairman of the Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine – State Commissioner.
Translation: Kirill Voitsyk