Dmitriy Krasnikov Takes Charge of Smart-Holding's Shipbuilding Business


Dmitriy Krasnikov has been appointed CEO of Smart Maritime Group (SMG, Kherson), which incorporates shipbuilding assets of Smart-Holding.

Mr Krasnikov took office as the Company's CEO on Wednesday, 8 January.

Prior to his appointment as CEO of SMG, Dmitriy Krasnikov headed Krivbassvzryvprom (UMG Investments, Kryvyi Rih). Earlier, from 2012 to 2019, he was in charge of one of the largest Ukrainian companies producing agricultural equipment, marine engineering and hydraulics products – Fregat Plant (AM Group, Pervomaisk, Mykolaiv region). From 2003 to 2005, Dmitriy Krasnikov worked at various positions in the ferroalloy directorate of Interpipe Group (Nikopol Ferroalloy Plant).


Smart Maritime Group (SMG) is Ukraine's largest shipbuilding holding company. It was founded in 2009 to manage marine assets of Smart-Holding. SMG incorporates two largest shipyards in Ukraine – Kherson and Nikolaev.

Smart-Holding is one of the largest industrial and investment groups in Ukraine incorporating enterprises that share common strategic objectives and business principles. The interests of Smart-Holding focus on the industries that are the key ones for the economy of the country. Smart-Holding’s companies invest in metals and mining, oil and gas segment, banking, agriculture, shipbuilding and commercial real estate.