Marina Polunina has extended her role at IBcontacts Holdings as a full partner in the four newly-established daughter companies of the Ukraine-consulting firm:
IBrating Credit rating agency;
IBadviser International law firm;
IBproject Company that provides a full range of consulting services in trade and export finance; and
IBpromo Financial PR, trade promotion and professional event agency
Polunina joined young and ambitious team in 2010 and has been its executive director for two years, building up a track record in business process modelling and structuring, people management, budgeting and financial reporting. At the same time she was responsible for the firm's IT systems that enabled IBcontacts to pioneer its credit rating business in Ukraine.
This latest promotion gives her responsibility for international business development and partnership with export credit agencies, private insurers, banks, and other financiers.
Other partners of IBcontacts Holdings comprise:
Yehor Zemzyulin who has recently extended his role to the partner responsible for IBrating; and
Olena Krynychna, the partner heading up IBproject.
Commenting on her new executive, managing director Kateryna Barabash told TFR: "These partnerships underline our strategy of developing the daughter companies as separate businesses within IBcontacts Holdings ensuring continuity of management from highly professional specialists who have already been working together for several years.