Nataliia Osadcha, Co-founder of S&P Agency Investment Risk Management, attorney, PhD, MBA, Risk Advisor
Mykola Siutkin, CEO and Founder of S&P Agency Investment Risk Management
Peter Kerekgyarto, CEO of Shell Retail in Ukraine.
Nina Dombrowska, President of Henkel in Ukraine, shared the secrets of successful work in special product categories — Beauty and Laundry & Home Care. According to an experienced manager, despite the difficult economic situation in which the whole world found itself due to the pandemic, business can not only be saved, but also developed through solidarity, team spirit, corporate culture and maximum care for employees.
Mykola Sychenko, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of PrJSC "Lesya", told LDaily about the formation of production and the successful application of advanced Japanese business of technology.
David Mohren, the CEO of Radisson Blu Hotel, Kyiv City Center, who has extensive experience in the hospitality industry in different countries, is convinced that despite the current situation in the world caused by COVID-19, this industry will recover faster than any other. Nevertheless, it is extremely important to quickly adapt to the changing reality, constantly monitor new guest behaviour trends, and respond to them as quickly as possible.
Tatiana Lukinyuk, General Manager of Red Bull in Ukraine, shared an opinion with readers of LDaily on the development of energy drinks, this relatively young category on FMCG market of Ukraine. To survive and prepare for restoring after COVID-19 crisis, according to the General Manager, it is necessary to reconsider strategies and approaches in sales and marketing, so that the business will not only return to its usual levels but also develop in new sales channels.
Yevhen Shevchenko, the CEO of Carlsberg Ukraine, who has extensive experience in Ukraine and other countries in Eastern Europe, Baltics and Central Asia, told LDaily readers about the current state of the beer market — the change in its consumer format, the latest trends caused by the pandemic, and the difficulties manufacturers are facing in the industry.
Vitaliy Gordienko, the General Director of the global research-driven biopharmaceutical company AbbVie, informed LDaily readers about the latest developments of innovative methods of treating complex diseases, which will soon be available in Ukraine. He also covered pressing issues of the healthcare industry in Ukraine and its reform (especially within the coronavirus crisis). According to the professional manager, the pharmaceutical industry plays one of the key roles in it.
Ivan Sarwar, Managing Director of Kaizen Institute Ukraine, a practitioner of cross-cultural communication, based on many years of experience and more than 100 successfully implemented projects in various industries. He is convinced that thanks to Kaizen — a Japanese practice that focuses on the perfection of production, development and management processes - Ukrainian enterprises can not only get out of the current crisis without losses, but also gain significant competitive advantages from authentic source of Kaizen methodology. And no matter how difficult the situation may look, it is important to have the courage to start changes, and the will to follow this Kaizen Way. The KAIZEN system of continuous improvement should become a way of life and work.
Sarah Dong, the Executive Director of CEO Clubs UAE, a chapter of the CEO Clubs Network international business organization, drew the attention of LDaily readers to the fact that in the difficult times of the COVID-19 pandemic, active cooperation is extremely important for the business. It is about sharing experiences, establishing business relationships, informing everyone about businesses' capabilities. The CEO Clubs Network, which includes both domestic and international companies, has been such a unifying center for many years.
Andriy Samusenko, CEO of Mondelēz Ukraine, in conversation with LDaily described the features of this year's market as well as successes and obstacles in the development of the confectionery industry. After all, this year was marked by a large-scale outbreak of coronavirus, which directly affected this area: on the one hand, despite any crisis, the food sector is always in the category of basic necessity and equally in demand in society, but on the other hand, it is called upon to meet the strictest technological, sanitary and safety requirements, as to no other industry.