Executives

Group DF executives are responsible for the Group’s overall business and affairs. Executives interact closely with heads of businesses and managements of companies in the Group.
Boris Krasnyansky
Chief Executive Officer
Member of the Group Supervisory Council

Boris Krasnyansky was appointed CEO of Group DF in September 2012.

 

Before joining Group DF, Mr Krasnyansky worked for more than 15 years at PwC. For the last 7 years he held the position of a Managing Partner of PwC Ukraine as well as the Chairman of Partner Council of PwC in the CEE and CIS region, which includes 29 countries.

 

During 2003-2005, Mr Krasnyansky was the Chairman of the Executive Board of IFD Kapital, one of the largest investment and financial groups in Russia.

 

In 2006-2012, Mr Krasnyansky was member of the Board of Directors of the American Chamber of Commerce in Ukraine, including two years as Chairman of ACC Board of Directors.

 

Earlier, Mr Krasnyansky was the Leader of Management Consulting Services of PwC in Russia and Ukraine. In this role he also was the Head of Strategic Consulting for PwC in the CEE region, and a member of the Global Advisory Board of PwC Consulting.

 

Mr Krasnyansky received degrees in Economics and Information Technology from the Kyiv Institute of National Economy as well as a postgraduate degree in Industrial Economics.


Sergey Sichkar
Chief Financial Officer
Viacheslav Iakymuk
Director of Mergers
and Acquisitions

Sergey Sichkar was appointed Chief Financial Officer of Group DF in 2014. His primary objective is to finalize the design of an effective financial management system according to the approved strategy of Group DF and taking into account the current dynamics and economic situation risks.

 

Sichkar has 19 years of experience in financial and investment management of diversified holdings. He also has practical project management experience in financial function transformation and implementation of modern management approaches to different businesses.

 

Before joining Group DF, Mr Sichkar held the position of Management Board Member and Chief Informational and Technological Development Officer at IFD Kapital, a leading Russian private integrated investment fund, where he was responsible for IT and High-Tech investments, venture financing, intellectual property, as well as running the venture business.

 

Before joining IFD Kapital, Sergey Sichkar headed the financial management solutions department at PricewaterhouseCoopers in Ukraine. He holds the ACCA international qualification (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants).

 

In 1995, Sergiy graduated with honours from Kyiv National Economic University, Faculty of International Economics and Law, and received a degree in accounting and analysis of international trade activities.


Mr Iakymuk joined Group DF in July 2011 after 13 years of a successful career with Raiffeisen Banking Group, where he acted as Managing Director of Raiffeisen Investment Ukraine.

 

Throughout his work in the banking sector, Mr Iakymuk has gained senior managerial experience in corporate finance, structuring and successfully closing M&A deals.

 

Mr Iakymuk is responsible for Group M&A, strategy and portfolio development.