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					                                           18/45 Akademika      (Home) +380 44 408 51 39
                                          Biletskoho St., Kyiv, (Cell) +380 67 235 01 69
                                             Ukraine, 03126     (E-fax) +1 206 238 25 27



Yuriy Alatortsev

Objective    To find use of my previous experience in the agricultural sector or
             agribusiness related community doing business in Ukraine, CIS and/or
             Eastern Europe
             Present – July 2005 D’Artur TransConsult LLC Kyiv, Ukraine
Experience   CEO
                General Management
                Consulting on arable land leasing and acquisition
                Consulting on establishing a legal presence in Ukraine
                Consulting on grains and oilseeds markets in the Black Sea region
                Certified translations from and into a number of European languages
                Organizing tours across Ukraine for potential foreign investors
                EBA (European Business Association) membership

             July 2005 – March 2004 UMECOS B.V, the Dutch international grain n
             trading group, location Kyiv, Ukraine
             Senior Commodity Trader
              Grains and oilseeds origination and procurement in Ukraine, Russia,
               Bulgaria, Romania
              Making daily reports on the local grains and oilseeds market situation for
               the head office
              Resolving logistical and technical issues in the Black Sea ports
              Developing logistics delivery chain from the Danube ports and Black Sea
               ports within the Black Sea and Mediterranean area
              Doing market research for specific grains and oilseeds in Ukraine
              Participation in Ukrainian Grains Association meetings, numerous grains
               conferences, meeting analytical groups dealing with grains and oilseeds
               markets

             Feb 2004 –May 2002        Marsh Europe S.A. (MMC)             Kyiv, Ukraine
             Business Development Manager/Agriculture Food and related
             industries
              Agricultural commodities, crop and livestock insurance and reinsurance on
               A+ western markets
              Developing specific insurance products for foreign investors involved in
               Ukraine's agribusiness
              Developing state-of-the-art presentations
              Organising tenders and market research in terms of crop and livestock,
               PD, TPL, Cargo, etc. insurance/reinsurance
              Doubled sales per representative from $5 million to $10 million.
              Developed new crop insurance/reinsurance products
              Serving western banks and Clients for collaterized grain loans
             Member of the AmCham Ag and Customs and Transport committees
December 2001–May 2002           APK-Inform       Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine
International Projects Manager/ Agricultural Commodities
Analyst
  Writing weekly English language grains and oilseeds reports
  Preparing tailored agricultural commodities market information for
  western grain traders
 Developing informational projects
 Preparing English-language agricultural news digest
 Participation in numerous conferences, trade shows for grain traders


June 2000- December –2001 TerraServ Srl.                 Romania
Executive Director
   Managing custom farming operations + own crop production
   Acreage above 1,000ha.
   Custom farming operations include:
   Export /Import of inputs for agricultural [production and ag machinery
   Free Zone accreditation in Romanian Danube ports
   Grain trading (sunflower seeds, wheat, corn, coriander, milo)

March 1999- June 2000          AgroTrack Ltd.          Kakhovka, Ukraine
Executive Director

 Managing custom farming operations in southern Ukraine - Kakhovka
 Custom farming for Chumak, the biggest Swedish Agriproducer
and processor in Ukraine.
 Joint crop production on irrigated land 10,000ha
 Grains trading included sunflowers, wheat, sunflower meal, soybeans,
  animal feed)
 awarded with a trip to the USA (Millennium celebration)

Nov. 1996-March 1999         Global Ag Ukraine          Kyiv,Sumy Ukraine
Executive Director

   Managing farm operations at 7000 ha of leased land
   Maintaining business contacts
   Managing leased grain storage facilities
   Grains and oilseeds trading (1,000t annually of each commodity)
   Imports of inputs (seeds, chemicals) and machinery
   Taking a training course in Hiawatha KS, White Cloud Grain Inc.


Mar.1996-Nov. 1996 Oleksandriya Farm Center Kirovohrad,Ukraine
Coordinator
  Assisting US executive director in managing customs harvesting
  operations at 5000 ha (Centre, North of Ukraine)
 Managing grain transportation to the Black Sea ports
    Accounting of grain at the grain storage facilities (third party warehouse)
    Grain trading
    Importing agricultural machinery and parts

Jan.1996-Mar.1996       Academy of Educational Development            Kyiv
Coordinator
  Coordinating meetings and lectures for administrative level of agricultural
  business.
 Interpreting of agricultural economics lectures of American professors
 Written and oral translation of scientific agricultural literature
 Writing follow-on reports on Ukrainian leaders studied overseas

Dec.1994-Dec.1996          Eastern Economist – US-UA publication Kyiv
Senior Translator
    Translator/Customer Service Representative at EE weekly magazine
    Creating and maintaining statistical database
    Operating Macintosh computer system and IBM-Compatible software
    Providing courteous customer service during peak periods
    Sales person

Sep.1994-Dec.1994 CNFA-Citizens' Network for Foreign
Affairs. Kyiv
Interpreter
    Simultaneous oral translation at meetings with Ukraine's ag leaders
    Developing business route schedules for volunteer groups
    Translating and typesetting various documentation, business plans, etc.
    Compiling reports on agricultural tours of volunteers
    Documentary film making on Ukrainian farming
    Travelling across Ukraine on various business trips with foreign
    delegations

May 1994-Sep.1994 Vidicon - Satellite & Cable TV Station Sumy,
Translator & announcer
  Simultaneous dubbing of feature films, documentaries, programs, and
  educational telecasts from English, German, Russian, and Ukrainian.
 Sound mixing, operating VCR equipment
 Interviewing foreign delegations

Dec.1992-May.1994     Selmi - Sumy Electron Microscope
Production Amalgamation.
Translator
    Translating and typesetting advertising leaflets into English, German, and
    Russian
    Electron Microscopy TEM/SEM
    Mass spectrometers
    Electron beam welding
    Gas inlet systems
    Operating Hewlett-Packard desk-top publisher and correspondent
                            software
                            Printing and distributing ads
                            Sales person



Education                   2004 Training course on international grain trading in head office,
                            Holland: (Rotterdam, den Haag, Brielle)
                            2003 Marsh CEE and CIS Business Forum Bucuresti, Romania
                            2001 Grain market analytics training: Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine
                            1999-2000 Kansas (KCBT), DC, Chicago. Training program on boards
                            of trade. Grain trading, warehouse receipts
                            1997 Kansas custom farming operations training project. CNFA. CNFF.
                            1986-1993 Undergraduate Degree in English and German at Sumy
                            State University
                            1987-1989 Served in the Armed Forces, Missile Base, Rank: Sergeant.
                            Driver's licence available.

Interests               Foreign languages, Travelling, Running, Canoeing, Football, Collectibles




Summary of Qualifications
As an executive director of US owned custom farming business, I managed numerous
export<>import projects including but not limited to agricultural equipment, spare parts,
agricultural inputs, grain (wheat, sunflower, barley, soybeans, by-products). I also managed
custom farming production operations, agricultural equipment monitoring, database maintaining.
During the last two years, I have been involved in export<>import issues between Ukraine and
Romania. Previous 5 years were devoted to importing equipment and inputs into Ukraine from
USA, Germany, France, Italy and exporting various kinds of grain to Poland, Hungary, Latvia,
Lithuania, Belarus', Turkey, where I acted as project manager, freight broker, and logistics
manager.


Skills


· Export/Import Issues
· Legalising business documents
· Certified translation En/Ger/Ukr/Rus
· Grain marketing/trading
· Customs brokerage
· Freight brokerage
· Logistics of doing business/transport across Eastern Europe
· Large travelling experience within Eastern Europe
· Large database of contracts in Eastern and Southern Europe
· Experience in exporting/importing Commodity from/into Turkey, Ukraine, Romania, Bulgaria, Russia,
  Belarus, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, and Hungary.
· Experience in cargo insurance issues CIF, DDP, DDP, C&F, other

 Language skills:

 1) Ukrainian (fluent, native)
 2) Russian(fluent, native)
 3)   English(fluent, close to native)
 4)   German(good written and oral)
 5)   Romanian(fluent)
 6)   French(basic)

References: references available upon request.

				
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