- Board of Directors
Board of Directors
Executive Director A, Chief Executive Officer
Viktor Ivanchyk serves as an Executive Director A with the Company and as the Chief Executive Officer since the Company’s incorporation.
He worked for the Kyiv Aviation Industrial Association (KiAPO) and then served at the State service. In 1993 he founded Astarta-Kyiv, which the General Director he has been since then.
He graduated from Kharkiv Aviation Institute named after N. E. Zhukovsky (1979) and from the French Business School in Toulouse (1994). In 2007 he graduated from the International Management Institute (IMI Kyiv) on a Senior Executive MBA Programme.
Non-Executive Director C, Chairman of the Board of Directors
Mr. Howard Dahl was appointed as a Non-Executive Director C with the Company and the Chairman of the Board of Directors on 17 March 2017.
From 1987 till 2016 Mr. Howard Dahl was the member of Board for a number of companies, such as Fargo-Moorhead Symphony Orchestra, North Dakota Council for the Arts, University of North Dakota Foundation, North Dakota Trade Office, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, Trinity International University. At present time Mr. Howard Dahl serves the positions in the Amity Technology LLC, Ethics and Public Policy Center, LongWater Opportunities, The Trinity Forum, Washington DC, Russian American Institute, Center for Innovation Foundation (University of North Dakota).
Mr. Howard Dahl graduated from the University of North Dakota B.S., University of Florida and Trinity Evangelical Divinity School.
Executive Director A, Chief Financial Officer
Viktor Gladkyi serves as an Executive Director A with the Company since 2014.
Viktor Gladky held positions in the public service sector with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine and the National Bank of Ukraine.
From 1995 to 2012, Mr. Gladky held different management positions and was a member of various state and commercial banks, including State Export-Import Bank of Ukraine, Citibank (Ukraine), and Pravex Bank (Inteza Sanpaolo Group, Ukraine).
Mr. Gladky graduated from Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv with a Master’s degree in International Economics in 1995. He also holds a Master’s of Law (2005).
Marc Van Campen
Executive Director B, Chief Corporate Officer
Marc van Campen serves as an Executive Director B with the Company since its incorporation.
Prior to joining us, Mr. Van Campen served in several positions with Océ Van der Grinten N.V. and most recently, until 2002, as a general counsel of NBM-Amstelland N.V.
Mr. van Campen has, in the previous seven years, been Director at Montferland Beheer BV at Schoonhoven (NL), Director at Ovostar Union NV, Amsterdam, quoted on the Warsaw Stock Exchange, Director at Do It Yourself (DIY) Orange Holding NV, Amsterdam, Director of the European subsidiaries (outside Italy) of Salvatore Ferragamo SpA at Florence, Italy, Director of Lugo Terminal Srl at Lugo, Italy, Director of International Internet Investments Coöperatief U.A. at Amsterdam and Director of Griffin Premium Re N.V. at Amsterdam, quoted on the Warsaw Stock Exchange.
He graduated with a master’s in law from the University of Nijmegen in 1968.
Non-Executive Director C
Mr. Mettetal has 29 years of international experience in financing agriculture, agribusiness and real estate corporate sectors.
He has held various positions as non-executive director both for multinational and local enterprises, such as Danone Industrial, Lu Polska, Kraft Bolchevik, Bonduelle Kuban, Agrokor and Axereal Participations Europe Centrale. He serves as consultant to the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization and the African Development Bank.
In 1983, Gilles Mettetal graduated from the Ecole Nationale Supérieure Agronomique de Montpellier: Diplôme d'Ingénieur Agronome.
Non-Executive Director C
Huseyin Arslan has 30 years of international experience global pulses and staple foods business. He presided for the last 16 years as the President of AGT’s Arbel Group subsidiaries in Turkey. Mr. Arslan was one of the founding shareholders of Saskcan providing the raw materials for AGT, where he has served as a director or trustee since 2008 and Executive Chairman of the Board since 2009. He also serves as a director of AGT subsidiary, Durum Gida Sanayi ve Ticaret A.Ş. (“Durum”) and other companies in Turkey.
Mr. Arslan holds a Bachelor of Science in Electronics Engineering from Middle East Technical University in Turkey.
In 2015, Mr. Arslan was a President of the Global Pulse Confederation, as well as held positions in the Mersin Trade Commodity Exchange Council.