Boris Lozhkin
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Boris Lozhkin

Borys Lozhkin
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Lozhkin in March 2011
Secretary of the National Investment Council

August 29, 2016 - February 7, 2018
Head of the Presidential Administration of Ukraine

June 10, 2014 - August 29, 2016
Serhiy Pashynskyi (acting)
Ihor Rainin
Personal details
Born (1971-10-23) October 23, 1971 (age 48)
Kharkiv, Ukrainian SSR, Soviet Union
NationalityUkrainian

Borys Lozhkin (Ukrainian: ; born on October 23, 1971 in Kharkiv, Ukraine) is a Ukrainian businessperson.[1]

Business activity

He founded a small media company in 1994, eventually growing it into one of the largest multimedia businesses in Eastern Europe. UMH Group's portfolio encompassed internet, radio, and print, including the local rights to Forbes and Vogue.[2][3] It was the first and only Ukrainian media group to be listed on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange.[4] The company, which had been valued at around $400 million, was sold in 2013.[5][6]

Public activity

In 2016, Boris resumed his entrepreneurial activities, and expanded his philanthropic efforts. He has been focusing high-growth investments in Ukraine and internationally. He also served for a year as the pro bono Secretary of the National Investment Council to attract foreign investment in Ukraine.[7][8]

Lozhkin was elected President of the Jewish Confederation of Ukraine in 2018[9], and appointed Vice-President of the World Jewish Congress[10].

References

  1. ^ ""Kyivpost":Lozhkin, Pyvovarsky to jointly launch investment business".
  2. ^ "Forbes to launch Ukraine edition". September 2010.
  3. ^ "Ukraine's UMH Group to Publish Local Vogue Edition". Bloomberg.
  4. ^ "UMH Group has become the first Ukrainian media company with the shares listed on international stock exchanges". Archived from the original on October 29, 2013.
  5. ^ "Ukrainian Tycoon Buys Magazine That Investigated Him". Bloomberg.
  6. ^ "Top 10 M&A deals in Ukraine for the first half of 2013. Forbes.ua".
  7. ^ "President invited American business to Ukraine: Now is the right time and place to invest".
  8. ^ "Ukraine:Investment chief says govt should use more tools to attract investors".
  9. ^ Borys Lozhkin became the president of the Jewish Confederation of Ukraine, UNIAN (May 25, 2018)
  10. ^ "Borys Lozhkin has become the Vice-President of the World Jewish Congress".
Political offices
Preceded by
Serhiy Pashynskyi
Head of the Presidential Administration
June 10, 2014 - August 29, 2016
Succeeded by
Ihor Rainin

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