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Curriculum vitae


HEC Paris [France]
2013 – 2019

Ph.D., Department of Operations Management and Information Technology

Dissertation title: Process innovation in the pharmaceutical industry Supervisor: Professor Dimitrios ANDRITSOS

Kyiv National University for Trade and Economics [Ukraine]
1995 – 2002

Master Degree in Economics of an Enterprise. GPA 4.9/5.0

Specialist in Foreign Economic Activity. GPA 5.0/5.0

Research Projects

Working papers

  • “Process innovation in the pharmaceutical industry” (with Dimitris Andritsos and Claire Senot): invited to revise and re-submit at Manufacturing & Service Operations Management.

  • “Novelty and scope of innovation in manufacturing: The role of related and unrelated production experience” (with Dimitris Andritsos and Claire Senot)


  • “Process innovation and the longevity of its economic effects” (with Dimitris Andritsos)

  • “Buying generic drugs through a tender process: Empirical insights into the purchasing practices of health-insurance companies” (with Jürgen Mihm)

Teaching Experience

HEC Paris [France]
2014 - 2019

Teaching Assistant

  • Operations and Technology Management (Executive MBA): Spring 2018, Spring 2019

  • Operations and Technology Management (Full-Time MBA): Fall 2016, Spring 2017, Spring 2018, Spring 2019

  • Supply chain management (MSc): Fall 2014, Spring 2017, Spring 2018


Title: “Process innovation in the pharmaceutical industry”

INFORMS Annual 2019 (Seattle), INFORMS Healthcare 2019 (Boston), R&D management conference 2019 (Paris), S&O day 2019 (Jouy-en-Josas), TADC 2019 (London), POMS Annual 2019 (Washington), INFORMS Annual 2018 (Phoenix), AOM Annual 2018 (Chicago), ETOM day 2018 (Fontainebleau), INFORMS Healthcare 2017 (Rotterdam), INFORMS Annual 2017 (Houston), ROLAND GARROS HEC Foundation event 2017 (Paris)

Title: “Determinants of process innovation”

INFORMS Annual 2019 (Seattle), INFORMS Healthcare 2019 (Boston), POMS Annual 2019 (Washington)

Professional Experience

Synbias Pharma AG / Switzerland / Schaffhausen
2012 - 2013

Distributor of Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients and Final Dosage Forms

Board member / CEO

Started affiliate company in Schaffhausen, Switzerland

Developed the business in Germany, selected an acquisition target, performed cost structure analysis.

Recruited the executive team and coordinated the financing process.

Full responsibility for the development of the product portfolio and the manufacturing infrastructure.

Synbias Pharma Ltd / Ukraine-France-Germany /

Production and sale of anticancer Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients

Vice-President. Sales and Finance.
2010 - 2012

Improved the existing supply chain, doubling sales in 2 years.

Created the distribution network of final dosage forms in 5 EU countries.

Vice-President. Finance.
2008 - 2010

Developed business plans and organized financing for several manufacturing projects. 
Achieved the manufacturing costs decrease of 12%

VAB Group / Ukraine / Kiev
2002 - 2008

Financial Manager

Developed business plans, organized financing and launched operations for clients in the telecommunications, agriculture and retail industries.


English (Fluent), Russian (Native), Ukrainian (Native), French (B1), German (B1)


Professor Dimitrios Andritsos

HEC Paris

1 Rue de la Libération

78350 Jouy-en-Josas


Professor Claire Senot

Tulane University. Freeman School of Business

7 McAlister Dr.

New Orleans, LA 70118


Professor Jürgen Mihm


Boulevard de Constance

77300 Fontainebleau


Professor Svenja Sommer

HEC Paris

1 Rue de la Libération

78350 Jouy-en-Josas


Professor Sven Riethmueller

Yale Law School

127 Wall Street

New Haven, CT 06511