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Oleksandr Yaroslavskyy

DCH group owner and president, Has a Candidate of Science degree

№ 8 in the Wealthiest Ukrainians Rating by the Ukrainian edition of Forbes 2016. The founder and owner of one of the oldest financial-industrial groups in the country - until 2007 - "UkrSib" from 2007 - DCH. The group includes companies in such sectors as finance, construction, transport and machine building.

FC "Metalist" president since 2005-2012. Under the leadership of Aleksander Yaroslavskiy the club set a
record of Ukraine, winning the bronze medal of the national championship for five years in a row. During this period, FC "Metalist" participated in the UEFA Cup (from 2010 - in the Europa League).

General investor and coordinator of Kharkiv`s preparation to Euro-2012. The total amount of Oleksandr Yaroslavskyy`s social investment in Kharkiv preparation for Euro-2012 has exceeded $ 300 million. In the DCH group Complex Program of Kharkiv's preparation for Euro-2012 there were implemented projects such as:

  • Reconstruction of Metalist stadium, including the repair of the adjacent roads (public-private partnership: 30% Oleksandr Yaroslavskyy, 70% public funding)
  • Reconstruction of international airport "Kharkiv", including construction and renovation of 3 airport terminals and other facilities (public-private partnership on a parity basis)
  • Reconstruction of Dynamo stadium, which will be used as Euro 2012 transit base (100% Oleksandr Yaroslavskyy`s investment)
  • Construction of Children's Football Academy - UEFA Volunteer Center in Kharkiv (100% Oleksandr Yaroslavskyy`s investment)
  • Reconstruction of FC Metalist training ground, a training camp for one of the teams participating in Euro 2012 (100% Oleksandr Yaroslavskyy`s investment)
  • Construction of the 5* hotel Kharkiv Palace in Svobody Square, which at the time of Euro 2012 UEFA headquarters located in Kharkiv (100% Oleksandr Yaroslavskyy`s investment)

Oleksandr Yaroslavskyy has a number of national awards and awards of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church. A well-known philanthropist, finances charitable projects.
He is married, has five children. Prefers the healthy and sporty life style, keen of yoga, goes into tennis, diving, running, skiing.