Management
Filya Zhebrovska
Chairman of Supervisory Board
Augustin Dubnička
Executive Director
Victoria Smarodina
Chief Financial Officer
Victoria Kondrashyhina
HR Director
Filya Zhebrovska
Chairman of Supervisory Board

Filya Zhebrovska has been leading Farmak for 21 years. Under her leadership the Company was refocused  from production of active pharmaceutical ingredients to the manufacturing of finished dosage form products in compliance with international quality standards. In 2010 Farmak became the leader of Ukrainian pharmaceutical industry due to the chosen business strategy, innovative technological platform, investment in production and staff. Today the Company holds leading position in the market demonstrating high dynamics of development and broad activity in foreign economic relations. Farmak is one of the largest exporters of pharmaceutical products in Ukraine.

Filya Zhebrovska started her career in Farmak in 1980 as a Chief Accountant. In 1990 she was appointed Deputy Director for Economy and Finance — Chief Accountant, and one year later promoted to Chief Financial Officer. In 1995 Filya Zhebrovska became Chairman of the Board and CEO of the Company.

Filya Zhebrovska is the author of 120 scientific works (including one monograph) covering various issues of the pharmaceutical industry, and she also has 100 patents of Ukraine. 

Filya Zhebrovska was awarded various honorary distinctions: the Order "For Merits", Honorary Certificate of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine, the Medal "For Merits in Healthcare" from the Academy of Medical Sciences of Ukraine named after M. D. Strazhesko; Golden mark of Ukrainian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs, diplomas of the Ministry of Healthcare and Kyiv City State Administration, and a number of other awards.

Filya Zhebrovska graduated from the Kyiv National Economy Institute (today known as the Kyiv National Economic University named after V. Hetman), majoring in Economics. In 1998 she earned her PhD degree in Economics.

Augustin Dubnička
Executive Director

Augustin Dubnička joined Farmak on July 2017. He has 40-years’ experience in pharmaceutical industry. He worked as a top manager in large European pharmaceutical companies. His main tasks at Farmak are to strengthen the Сompany's leading positions on the pharmaceutical market of Ukraine and to develop its export potential.

 

He started his career at Slovakofarma, a.s., having worked there for over 25 years. During that time, he progressed up the career ladder from Purchasing Specialist to Executive Director for Logistics and Purchasing, and Member of the Board. Later, for 5 years he has been holding the position of Executive Director for Procurement and Business Development at Zentiva International a.s. His previous position before joining Farmak was in a French multifunctional company Sanofi S. A. as a Site Director.

In 1998, he received his PhD degree. During 2009-2012, he was a Vice-President of the Association of Chemical and Pharmaceutical Industry.

He has an experience in conducting business in key regions such as Central and Eastern Europe, China, India and Turkey; experience in implementation of the business development strategy, M&A.

Victoria Smarodina
Chief Financial Officer

Victoria Smarodina started her career in Farmak in September 2011 as a Head of Internal Audit Department. In 2012 she was promoted to the position of Chief Financial Officer of the Сompany. 

As Farmak CFO Victoria Smarodina is responsible for financial, management and tax accounting as well as budgeting and treasury management.

Under her leadership, the Company adopted unified financial accounting principles based on International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS); also modern policies have been introduced in management accounting, budgeting and treasury management.

Victoria began her career in Ukraine International Airlines as an Economist. In three years she has been promoted to the position of Head of economical department. Victoria has more than 13 years of working experience in the Big Four (audit firms) such as Ernst & Young and Deloitte. Before joining Farmak team she worked in Deloitte as a Senior Manager of Audit Department in Kyiv.

Since 2005 Victoria is a chartered certified accountant and a member of ACCA (Great Britain).

Victoria Smarodina graduated from the Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv with a degree in Economic Cybernetics.

Victoria Kondrashyhina
HR Director

Victoria Kondrashyhina began her career in Farmak as a customs broker. In 3 years she became Head of customs service in Farmak. Later she worked in the commercial department as a Head of export sales department. In 2007 Victoria Kondrashyhina was appointed HR Director of Farmak.

As Farmak HR Director Victoria Kondrashyhina is responsible for development and implementation of complex HR strategy of the Company, personnel management and HR policies. She managed implementation of new approaches in compensation, including grading as a highly efficient remuneration system. 

Victoria has more than 20 years of work experience in pharmaceutical business. She was awarded diplomas of the Ministry of Healthcare of Ukraine, Certificates of Merit by Head of Kyiv City State Administration, "Badge of Honor" of Kyiv Mayor.

Victoria Kondrashyhina graduated from the National Technical University of Ukraine "Kyiv Polytechnic Institute" with a degree in Business Management. She completed her training at HRM management program in Kyiv-Mohyla Business School.