Alexander Hovyadin, Financial Director at Carlsberg Ukraine, was ranked among the "Top 10 CFOs of Ukraine 2011" according to the "&.FINANSIST" magazine of "The Companion Group" publishing house.
The rating was made by interviewing of CEOs and CFOs of the companies and top-managers of the banks, as well as insurance, investment, auditing, consulting and recruiting companies that collaborate actively with the contenders and have the opportunity to judge their professionalism. On the basis of the study a preliminary list, which included 32 Financial Directors, was formed. At the final stage, the expert jury estimated each of the questionnaires and determined the top ten financiers of Ukraine.
Alexander Hovyadin has more than ten-year experience in the financial sector. He started his career at Carlsberg Ukraine in the city of Zaporozhye in 1999 as deputy chief accountant. From 2002 to 2005 he held the post of national manager of financial reporting and tax planning. From 2005 to 2006 he worked for the "Vienna" company. During that period of his career, Alexander participated in the project on merger between four Russian companies of BBH group as part of JSC "Baltika". Later he held the position of chief inspector of sales and marketing at the "Baltika" consolidated company (St. Petersburg, Russia). From March 2006, he worked as chief inspector at Carlsberg Ukraine and from December 2006, as deputy financial director. Since June 1, 2007 up to now he has been CFO at Carlsberg Ukraine.
The key achievements of Alexander, which allowed him to become one of the best CFOs in Ukraine, are the creation of the structure of controlling and internal audit, implementation of several projects to assess the efficiency of sales and trading equipment operation, optimization of working capital and training of a number of talented employees.
Alexander Hovyadin, Financial Director at Carlsberg Ukraine: "I am very pleased to get this honourable award. I should point out that this is an achievement of our whole team, every member of our Finance Department, who has contributed to the success of the company. I am sure that in 2012 we will be able to implement a lot of projects as well.