Board of directors
Vadim Moshkovich has been Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Company since May 2015.
Richard Andrew Smyth
Richard Andrew Smyth was Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Company from February 2011 till May 2015, and now serves as a board member.
Since January 2009, Mr. Smyth has served as a consultant for Mars Incorporated for Central Europe and CIS. He previously held the position of General Manager of Mars LLC in Russia from 2003 until 2009.
Mr. Smyth graduated from Oxford University in 1984.
Tassos Televantides was elected to the Board of Directors of the Company with full effect from November 2011.
Mr. Televantides is the Chief Executive Officer of Cypco Direct Limited since 2008, having worked for more than 20 years with PricewaterhouseCoopers Cyprus. His responsibilities included Time Partner in charge of the company's Limassol office and Deputy Managing Partner. He has also served as a director of Pharmascience International Limited, a Canadian pharmaceutical group, Frigstad Engineering Limited, a Norwegian oil rig building group, Gazprombank Financial Services Limited, Olivant Investments Limited.
Mr. Televantides has variously been appointed Member of the Board of ICPAC, Honorary Treasurer of Limassol Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Member of the Human Capital Steering Group of PricewaterhouseCoopers Europe, and Chairman of the Projects Committee of the Limassol Bishopric.
He is chartered Certified Accountant FCCA.
Maxim Basov is the Chief Executive Officer of the Group and was appointed to the Board of Directors of the Company with full effect from February 2011.
Mr. Basov joined the Group in July 2009 as the General Director of LLC Rusagro Group of Companies.
From 2006 to 2009 he was the General Director of Metalloinvest Group and was also the General Director of various holding companies of the Group (including OJSC Metalloinvest, OJSC Gasmetal and OJSC CK Metalloinvest). From 2004 to 2006 Mr. Basov served as the first deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors in Interpipe Limited. In addition, since November 2007 he has served as a member of the Board of Directors of OJSC Sosnovskaya HPP.
Mr. Basov graduated from New York University (USA) in 1996.
Ganna Khomenko was elected to the Board of Directors of the Company with full effect from February 2011.
Since July 2009, Ms. Khomenko has been owner and Managing Director of Fudiciana Trust (Cyprus) Limited, a trustee and corporate services firm. From 2007-2009, she was the Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board of Directors of IFG Trust (Cyprus) Limited. Ms. Khomenko acted as the Manager of the Corporate Department of Excel-Serve Management Limited from 2006-2007. She currently serves as a member of the board of directors of Interpipe Limited (in 2007-2008 and since 2009), Steel.One Limited (since 2007); Maylane Limited (since 2009) and Pantolis Limited (since 2008).
Ms. Khomenko studied International Law in the Institute of International Relations, Kiev Taras Shevchenko University and graduated from Keele University in the UK in 1999.