17 January 2013

Yaryna Klyuchkovska appointed Head of Corporate Communications at Group DF

Yaryna_2012BYaryna Klyuchkovska, a public relations professional with 17 years of experience was appointed head of the newly created Corporate Communications department at Group DF. The department will focus on the communications for Group DF and its businesses.


“We are building a modern transparent group of world-class companies. An effective system of corporate communications is a critical facet of our development at the current stage when we consolidate our assets and transform our corporate governance. This is why wechose to entrust this process to a reputable experienced professional,” – said Boris Krasnyansky, CEO of Group DF.


Prior to joining Group DF, Klyuchkovska managed corporate communications at the Ukrainian subsidiary of Microsoft. Earlier, she ran Nords PR Ukraine, a public relations agency she co-founded with international partners and consulted several Ukrainian businesses on reputation management. Klyuchkovska also worked as head of external communications at UMC (now, MTS Ukraine), as PR manager for Metro Cash & Carry Ukraine and account director at Romyr & Associates public relations agency. She also spent a year at Benjamin Group / BSMG Worldwide, a leading PR agency in Silicon Valley. Klyuchkovska holds an M.A. in Culture Studies from Kyiv Mohyla Academy and an M.S. in Mass Communications from San José State University, California.


“I’m inspired by Group DF’s goals and ambition. It is a major national investor that successfully competes on the global market but is firmly committed to Ukraine. I hope my experience and expertise helps propel the company on its path,” – Klyuchkovska said.


Group DF is a diversified international group of companies, operating in a number of countries across Europe and Asia. Our core areas of operations are fertilizer and titanium businesses and gas distribution. Other businesses of the Group currently include agribusiness, production of soda ash, energy infrastructure development and real estate.