Sergei Palkin
CEO

Sergei Palkin was appointed FC Shakhtar CEO in June 2004.

From 1997 to 2001 he worked as a Senior Accountant for Coopers & Lybrand JV (later, the company was renamed PricewaterhouseCoopers Ltd).

In July 2001 Mr Palkin was appointedDeputy CEO for Budgeting & Economics at Krivoy Rog Cement & Mining Plant JSC, being promoted to the Economics & Finance Director post in 2002.

On June 3, 2003 Mr Palkin joined Shakhtar CJSC in the CFO capacity, being appointed as the club CEO on 18 June 2004.

Education:

In 1996, Sergei Palkin graduated from the National Academy of Management with a degree in Finance and Credit.

In 2002 Mr Palkin became the member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, United Kingdom.

Honours:

Mr. Palkin is the Companion of Order of Merit of grade III (awarded in 2009).

He was also awarded the Order of Merit of grade II in 2011.