Sodrugestvo Group names Denis Afanasov legal senior manager

24 November 2008

Mr. Afanasov D. was named the Director of the Department of Legal Support (as Legal Senior Manager) of Sodrugestvo Group...

November 10 2008, Svetly

SODRUGESTVO GROUP NAMES DENIS AFANASOV
LEGAL SENIOR MANAGER
(THE DIRECTOR OF THE DEPARTMENT OF LEGAL SUPPORT)


Mr. Afanasov D. was named the Director of the Department of Legal Support (as Legal Senior Manager) of Sodrugestvo Group.

Denis was born in 1980 in Moscow. In 2002 he graduated with distinction from the Law Department (specialization – the Corporate Law) of the M. Lomonosov Moscow State University (Moscow). Moreover in 2004 he graduated with distinction from the International Relations Department (specialization – the International Law) of the Diplomatic Academy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Prior to working in Sodrugestvo Group, Denis held a post of a lawyer, a project manager in the sphere of property right, merging and acquisition, and also was engaged in consulting in the sphere of tax and conventional law. Earlier, Mr. Afanasov was a legal adviser in Prodo Management and already worked for Sodrugestvo Group.

He speaks perfectly Russian, English, as well as French and German.

Sodrugestvo Group, founded in 1994, is one of the most quickly developing players in the world fat-and-oil industry. The company represents the leading importer, the manufacturer of products of soybeans processing, the distributor of soybeans in Russia, in CIS countries and in the Baltic states, and also the largest player in the Russian market of oilseeds. Sodrugestvo Group has its head office and main production facility in the Kaliningrad Region. The Company has more than 2,000 collaborators in 15 countries. Based on the results of the financial reporting the consolidated sales of the Company by the end of the fiscal year, on June 30th, 2008, have reached $718.4 million, and EBITDA - $60.4 million.

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Vitaly Verigo

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