Team
Peter Thomson
Chief Executive Officer
Peter Thomson is a Scottish farmer who has been working in Ukrainian agriculture since 1993. Between 2006 and 2017, he was the chief production officer at Ukrainian Agricultural Investments, overseeing production processes on 220,000 hectares of cultivated land, which included 60 farms and 5 grain elevators. Before joining UAI, Peter was the Head of Operations Ukraine and Russia at AGCO Corporation (NYSE: AGCO). Presently, he is Swiss Sustainable Agricultural Holding CEO.
Kyrylo Mashchenko
Chief Commercial Officer
Kyrylo Mashchenko has experience in agricultural product sales dating back to 2011. In the past, he worked at an international export trade company, where he was responsible for the procurement and sales of agricultural products in Ukraine and Moldova. He created agricultural production-related departments and business processes on 21,000 hectares of land, and oversaw operating activity of three grain elevators. Also, Kyrylo participated in international trade fairs and in his company’s certification and promotion in new markets. Presently, he is responsible for the sales of SSAH’s agricultural products and for operating activity of its logistics assets.
Serhii Bocharov
Chief Financial Officer
Serhii Bocharov boasts twenty years of experience in agriculture. During his career, he worked as the chief financial officer and the head of corporate financing at large and medium-sized Ukrainian agricultural holding companies. He also worked at international organizations concerned with reform and sustainable development of agriculture in Ukraine. Presently, he is Swiss Sustainable Agricultural Holding CFO.
Vladyslav Khomenko
Chief Agronomist
Khomenko Vladislav, has been working in the agricultural sector since 2012. In 2014-2015 he worked as a chief agronomist in the northern cluster of the Ukrainian Agrarian Investments holding. From 2017-2020 he worked as an agronomist at Resilient, responsible for the launch and operation of the Cropwise system. He currently holds the position of Chief Agronomist of the SSAH Digging Group and is responsible for coordinating the work of the clusters.
Oksana Kravchenko
Head of Legal Department
Oksana Kravchenko is a lawyer of the National Bar Association of Ukraine,has more than 10 years of experience in legal activities and judicial practice,held the positions of Head of Legal Service, Head of Legal Department,Chief Legal Adviser, Secretary for Corporate Affairs,was a representative of the Cabinet of Ministers on the recognition of property rights by the State,carried out personal instructions of the Minister of Infrastructure regarding the registration of property rights under the State.Worked in public and private enterprises, holdings (construction, agricultural), international companies andtheir representative offices on the territory of Ukraine, currently holds the position of Head of the Legal Department of the SSAH Group of Companies.
Anastasiia Martyniuk
Head of the Land Department
Martyniuk Anastasia, has experience in the agricultural sector since 2018. She has experience in an international agricultural holding - 21 thousand hectares. Responsible for the company's land bank. Responsibilities included direct communication and engaging partners to increase the company's land bank. Legally accompanied contracts. Conducted land audits. Prepared a regulatory framework for the legal use of land on the basis of lease / sublease agreements. Measures and relevant departments were created to group the lands of the southern region of Ukraine. He currently works for Swiss Sustainable Agriculture Holding and is the head of the land department.
Mykola Aftenii
Head of IT Department
Mykola Afteniy, has 9 years of experience in the field of IT. From 2012 to 2015 he worked in a state-owned company, where he accompanied the software for warehouse accounting. From 2015 to 2020 he worked in the IT department of the international agricultural holding, where he held the position of software engineer and provided uninterrupted information activities in Ukraine and the CIS countries. In 2017, he led a project to introduce video and satellite control over the company's resources in Kazakhstan. He is currently the Head of IT at SSAH Group.
Maksym Pylypenko
Head of Security Department
Pylypenko Maksym, who has 8 years of experience in the state tax and customs affairs, worked for five years in the division of NJSC "Naftogaz" in the field of security and protection of economic interests of the southern region of the company. He took an active part in projects to modernize security systems, ACS and video surveillance of stationary facilities. At SSAH, he is responsible for the security sector.