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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

             Feb 2004 –May 2002        Marsh Europe S.A. (MMC)             Kyiv, Ukraine
             Business Development Manager/Agriculture Food and related
              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
  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
  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
  Coordinating meetings and lectures for administrative level of agricultural
 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
    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

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.
    Translating and typesetting advertising leaflets into English, German, and
    Electron Microscopy TEM/SEM
    Mass spectrometers
    Electron beam welding
    Gas inlet systems
    Operating Hewlett-Packard desk-top publisher and correspondent
                            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


· 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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