National Ukrainian radio station, describes its audience as dynamic, successful, financially independent with family values. Over 50% of its listeners are between the ages of 30 and 50. It broadcasts popular music, news, weather forecasts and traffic jams.
Media Companies / Groups
Affiliated Interests Founder
The legal owner of the media is Bradley Matthew Adrian, but there is enough evidence to believe that the real owner is Sergiy Kurchenko.
Lieshko Olena Viktorivna – Director of NBM-Radio Broadcasting Company, working as Retro-FM
Affiliated Interests Ceo
Lieshko Olena Viktorivna is a Director in several limited liability comnpanies ("KASTA COMPANYІ", "ILONIT-TV", "GOLDEN GATES", "CROSS-VIDEO"), the activity of which is associated with the media whose the ultimate legal owner is Bradley Matthew Adrian, indicated as ultimate beneficiary of UMH.
Affiliated Interests Editor-In-Chief
Other Important People
Affiliated Interests other important people
According to the publicly available information Serhii Kurchenko is the Chairman of the Group SEPEK (VETEK), which in 2013 bought UMH Media Holding owned by Borys Lozhkin.
In 2012, it became known about Gas Ukraine Energy Holding, which was managed by Serhii Kurchenko, at the time 27-years-old lawyer from Kharkiv City. Theactivity of the group of companies is focused on the sale of liquefied and natural gas. In 2012, Serhii Kurchenko also bought the Metalist, Kharkiv football club.
In 2014, Gas Ukraine, the group of companies, declares that the group energy assets is merged under a new brand SEPEK (Eastern European fuel and power company, in Russian - VETEK)
The media associate Kurchenko with Artem Pshonka, a deputy from the Party of Regions, who was friends with the son of Viktor Yanukovych - Oleksandr Yanukovych.
Olena Bondarenko, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of UMH from September 26, 2014. She plied political journalism in Donetsk region, then led the public affairs office of Borys Kolesnikov, the Head of Donetsk Regional Council. The People's Deputy of Ukraine of three convocations. Euromaidan opponent, supporter of dictatorial laws adopted on January 16, 2014 (Ukrainian anti-protest laws).
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Крупнейший медиахолдинг Украины УМХ продан 27-летнему бизнесмену Сергею Курченко
Суд снял арест с имущества "ВЕТЭК" Курченко
Юрий Луценко: фирмы Сергей Курченко и Александра Клименко разворовали почти 200 млрд гривен
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According to all indications the ultimate beneficiary is a straw party, whereas even Serhii Kurchenko which Media Holding Company is associated with could hardly be an independent person.
Unified state register of the Ministry of justice of legal entities, individual entrepreneurs and civic formations. Retrieved in August 2016, from https://usr.minjust.gov.ua/
State register of the National Council of Television and Radio Broadcasting of Ukraine. Retrieved in September 2016, from http://www.nrada.gov.ua/ua/derzhavniyreestr.html
Official web-site of Retro FM. Retrieved in September 2016, from http://retro.ua/
Official web-site of this UMH. Retrieved in September 2016, from http://umhgroup.com/ru/umh-business/radio
(2016, September 13). Ліга.Досьє. Курченко Сергей Витальевич. Retrieved in September 2016 from http://file.liga.net/person/45591-kurchenko-sergey.html
Wikipedia. Курченко Сергій Віталійович. Retrieved in September 2016, from https://uk.wikipedia.org/wiki/%D0%9A%D1%83%D1%80%D1%87%D0%B5%D0%BD%D0%BA%D0%BE_%D0%A1%D0%B5%D1%80%D0%B3%D1%96%D0%B9_%D0%92%D1%96%D1%82%D0%B0%D0%BB%D1%96%D0%B9%D0%BE%D0%B2%D0%B8%D1%87