Sergey Glazunov Appointed as Chief Investment Officer of Smart-Holding


Kiev, 3 October 2014 – Smart-Holding has appointed Sergey Glazunov as its Chief Investment Officer.

The scope of his main responsibilities will include issues related to the development and implementation of the investment strategy of the holding company, which includes the management of its current portfolio of projects, review of the opportunities for its optimization and expansion, M&A.

Vladislav Pogorelov has been appointed as the acting Chief Executive Officer of Smart Energy, the company that was previously headed by Sergey Glazunov.


Sergey Glazunov was invited to join Smart-Holding in 2010 in the capacity of Asset Management and Development Director. Since 2011, he had been the CFO of Smart Energy and since December 2013 he served as the company’s CEO.

Prior to joining Smart-Holding, Mr Glazunov held various executive positions in the financial and investment sectors, including financial institutions like JPMorgan Chase & Co. and Bank One (USA).

He is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA certificate from CFA Institute, USA), holds an MBA (Wayne State University, USA) and a Master of Science degree majoring in Mathematical Statistics (Michigan State University, USA).

Smart-Holding is one of the largest investment groups of Ukraine with focus on the key industries of the economy, including mining and metals, oil and gas, banking sector, shipbuilding, real estate and agriculture.

Smart Holding’s strategy is aimed at efficient management of diversified portfolio of the Group’s assets by increasing its value in the long run and search of new directions for business development. Smart-Holding participates in projects as a strategic and portfolio investor.

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