Petro Poroshenko was born on 26 September 1965 in Odessa region, he holds a PhD from the Faculty of International Relations at Kyiv National T. G. Shevchenko University. Poroshenko is a Ukrainian businessman and politician. In 2014 he became the fifth President of Ukraine.
Regarding Poroshenko’s business interests, he has mainly been involved in food industry (i.e. a confectionary company “Roshen”) and machine building industry (i.e. “Ukrprominvest”). As a CEO of Ukrprominvest company, his business was connected to his father Oleksiy Poroshenko and Ihor Kononenko who is now a deputy head of Poroshenko’s block in Verkhovna Rada.
In media business, Poroshenko’s partner was Boris Lozhkin – the founder of United Media Group and a former Head of Administration of the President Poroshenko (2014-2016). In 2007 Poroshenko sold his radio “Retro FM” (former name was “Radio 5”) to the United Media Holding. In 2013 Poroshenko sold his 50% of “Nashe Radio”, and KP media (Korrespondent magazine, newspaper Komsomolska Pravda in Ukraine, web-sites korrespondent.net and bigmir.net) to his partner – the owner of the other 50%, United Media Holding.
As a politician Petro Poroshenko was an MP, Deputy Head of The National Bank of Ukraine, and Secretary of the National Security and Defence Council of Ukraine. He is currently the President of Ukraine.
Agriculture | “Ukrprominvest -Agro” #
Machinery | Corporation “Bohdan” #
Food Industry | Central European Confectionary Company, PJSC Kiev confectionery factory Roshen, Subsidiary Confectionery Corporation Roshen, Roshen Europe B.V. #
Finance | PJSC CN
Family & Friends
Affiliated Interests Family Members Friends
Oleksiy Poroshenko – father, CEO of PJSC “Closed-end non-diversified corporate investment fund “Prime Assets Capital”
Borys Lozhkin – ex-business partner in media sector (former owner of UMH, to whom Poroshenko transferred his shares), former Head of the Administration of the President of Ukraine Poroshenko (2014-2016)
Hennadiy Boholiubov - ex-business partner in media sector at KP Media, co-owner of “Privat” Group
Ihor Kononenko – former Deputy of Poroshenko at “Ukrporminvest”, currently is a Deputy Head of the party “Bloc of Petro Poroshenko” at Verkhovna Rada, partner of Poroshenko at the insurance company “Krayina”
Svyatoslav Tsegolko – former host of 5 Channel, current Press Press-Office Manager of the President of Ukraine
Yuriy Stets – Former General Producer of the Channel, currently Minister of Information Policy of Ukraine
Колишня журналістка "5 каналу" привселюдно потролила Порошенка. Retrieved in September 2016 from http://www.depo.ua/ukr/politics/kolishnya-zhurnalistka-5-kanalu-privselyudno-potrolila-poroshenka-14012016165000
Чем владеет Порошенко: полный перечень активов президента. Инфографика. Retrieved in September 2016 from http://censor.net.ua/photo_news/322698/chem_vladeet_poroshenko_polnyyi_perechen_aktivov_prezidenta_infografika
Порошенко назначил владельца "Богдана" первым замом Турчинова. Retrieved in September 2016 from http://lb.ua/news/2015/02/17/295905_poroshenko_naznachil_vladeltsa.html
RFE/RL (2015) Царське село Петра Порошенка («СХЕМИ». Випуск №30). Retrieved in September 2016 from http://www.radiosvoboda.org/a/26848273.html
Businesses belong to him through trustfunds and therefore the list is non-exhaustive
Official web-site of 5 channel. Retrieved on August 2016, from http://www.5.ua/about/struktura-vlasnosti/
Unified state register of the Ministry of justice of legal entities, individual enterpreneurs and civic formations . Retrieved on August 2016, from https://usr.minjust.gov.ua/
Official web-site of the National Council of Television and Radio Broadcasting of Ukraine. State register of the National Council of Television and Radio Broadcasting of Ukraine. Retrieved on August 2016 from http://www.nrada.gov.ua/ua/derzhavniyreestr.html
Газета "Урядовий кур'єр". Петро Порошенко продає свої медіаактиви. Retrieved on August 2016 from http://ukurier.gov.ua/uk/news/petro-poroshenko-prodaye-svoyi-mediaaktivi/
Офіційне інтернет-представництво Президента України. Біографія Петра Порошенка — Офіційне інтернет-представництво Президента України. Retrieved on August 2016 from http://www.president.gov.ua/president/petro-poroshenko