Yuriy MelnykYuriy MelnykExecutive Director, Chief Operational Officer
In July 2010 Yuriy Melnyk was appointed First Deputy CEO of Myronivsky Hliboproduct (“MHP”).
Prior to joining MHP Yuriy held the position of Agricultural Minster for Ukraine and Deputy Prime Minister of Ukraine, as well as serving as an advisor to the Prime Minister of Ukraine. Yuriy is a Doctor of Agriculture and has been a correspondent member of National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine from 2002. In 2004 he was awarded the State Prize of Ukraine in science and technology.
He graduated from the Ukrainian agriculture academy as a Zooengineer in 1985.
Viktoria KapelyushnayaViktoria KapelyushnayaExecutive Director, Chief Financial Officer
Ms Kapelyushna, who is also Financial Director of JSC MHP, joined MHP in 1998 and was elected to the board in 2006. She was previously Deputy Chief Accountant, then Chief Accountant, of BCFI. She holds diplomas in meat processing engineering, 1992, and financial auditing, 1998, from the Kiev Institute of Food Industry.
Yuriy KosyukYuriy KosyukChief Executive Officer
Mr Kosyuk founded MHP in 1998 and is also the CEO of PJSC MHP.
In 1995 he founded the Business Centre for the Food Industry (BCFI) and was President until 1999. BCFI operated in the domestic and export markets for grain and other agricultural products.
Mr Kosyuk graduated as a processing engineer in meat and milk production from the Kiev Food Industry Institute in 1992.
Dr John C RichDr John C RichNon-executive Chairman, Chairman of the Nominations and Remunerations Committee
Dr Rich joined the board in 2006.
He is the Managing Director of Australian Agricultural Nutrition and Consulting Pty Ltd (AANC) and is a specialist agri-business consultant for the IFC and IFC invested clients. From 1990 to 2003, he was an executive director of Austasia Pty Ltd, an agri-business conglomerate which has operations in Australia, South East Asia and China, and from 1995 to 2002 was a director of AN-OSI Pty Ltd, a company that specialized in supply-chain management for feedlot beef, poultry and dairy operations in Asia and Europe.
Dr Rich holds a BSc and a BVSc from the University of Sydney, is a member of the Australian College of Veterinary Scientists and a registered financial member of the Australian College of Veterinary Surgeons.
He has completed a number of post-graduate courses in agricultural and food-related industries.
On the 19th of July, 2016 he has been named interim Chairman of the Board of Directors of MHP S.A. and Chairman of Nomination and Remuneration Committee.
On 14 March 2017, the Board confirmed Dr John Rich as Chairman of the Board of Directors of MHP S.A. on a permanent basis.
John GrantJohn GrantNon-executive Director, Chairman of the Audit Committee, Member of the Nominations and Remunerations Committee
Mr Grant is Chairman of Gas Turbine Efficiency Limited, and is a non-executive director of Melrose plc, Pace plc and Wolfson Microelectronics plc. He was previously Chairman of Torotrak plc, Hasgo Group Limited and the Royal Automobile Club Motor Sports Association Limited and a non-executive director of National Grid plc, Corac Group plc and the Royal Automobile Club Limited. From 1992 to 1996, he was Finance Director of Lucas Industries plc and Lucas Varity plc, and before that was Director of Corporate Strategy for the Ford Motor Company.
Mr Grant holds a BSc in economics from Queen’s University, Belfast, and an MBA from Cranfield School of Management.
William RichardsWilliam RichardsNon-executive director
William Richards joined the Board in October 2017.
He has spent the majority of his career in the food industry both in manufacturing and distribution. He worked initially for Best Foods Ltd in the retail market and then for over 20 years in the foodservice sector initially as Marketing Director with DBC Foodservice, and then with the Kerry Group as Business Director.
Currently he is a consultant helping companies develop their foodservice business.
Mr Richards holds a BA in Business Studies from the John Moores University of Liverpool.