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Nikolay Parkhomenko

Program Director Ukraine

Nikolay Parkhomenko joined Advantage in 2017 as the Program Director for Ukraine. Nikolay has nearly 20 years of work experience having worked for companies such as Lactalis, 3M, BIC and ESSELTE, where he was responsible for the business in Ukraine. Nikolay graduated in Economics and Management from The Kyiv Academy of Municipal Management and also studied at The Chartered Institute of Marketing.

Pavel Pichler

Director, South-Central Europe

Pavel Pichler has been serving as the Director for South Central Europe at the Advantage Group since 2012. Previously he has worked in various senior managerial roles in the FMCG industry, such as General Manager of Poděbradka, a.s. for Czech, Slovakia and Ukraine, General Manager of Podravka-Lagris, a.s. and previously at Mars, Pernod Ricard and Seagram. Since 2014, Pavel has been a member of the Board of Directors at the University of Economics in Prague. He graduated from the University of Economics in Prague in 1992, and earned his Ph.D. there in 2009.