Denys Shmyhal

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Denys Shmyhal
Денис Шмигаль
Денис Шмигаль 2020 3 (cropped).jpg
Prime Minister of Ukraine
Assumed office
4 March 2020
PresidentVolodymyr Zelensky
Preceded byOleksiy Honcharuk
Deputy Prime Minister
Minister for Communities and Territories Development
In office
4 February 2020 – 4 March 2020[1]
Prime MinisterOleksiy Honcharuk
Preceded byAliona Babak
Succeeded byOleksiy Chernyshov
Governor of Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast
In office
1 August 2019 – 5 February 2020[2]
PresidentVolodymyr Zelensky
Prime MinisterVolodymyr Groysman
Oleksiy Honcharuk
Preceded byOleh Honcharuk
Succeeded byVitaliy Fedoriv (Acting)[3]
Personal details
Denys Anatoliyovych Shmyhal

(1975-10-15) 15 October 1975 (age 47)
Lviv, Ukrainian SSR, Soviet Union
Political partyIndependent
EducationLviv Polytechnic

Denys Anatoliyovych Shmyhal (Ukrainian: Денис Анатолійович Шмигаль; born 15 October 1975[4]) is a Ukrainian businessman and politician.[5]

On 4 March 2020, he became the Prime Minister of Ukraine.[6]

Biography[change | change source]

Denys was born on 15 October 1975 in Lviv. In 1997, he graduated from the Lviv Polytechnic (engineering and economics).

1997-2005 he works as accountant in private sector. From June 2006 to August 2008, he was Director for the investment company Comfort-Invest.

In 2008-2009, Shmyhal was General Director at Rosaninvest LLC.

Shmyhal worked in multiple leading political roles in Ukraine's Lviv Oblast from 2009 until December 2013.

In 2009-2013 served as the head of the Department of Economics and the head of the Department of Economic Development, Investment, Trade and Industryat the Lviv Oblast Administration.

In 2015-2017 he was a Vice President of Lviv company Lvivkholod.

In 2018-2019, Shmyhal was a Director of the Burshtyn TES.

From August 2019 till February 2020 he was the Governor of Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast.

On 4 February 2020, he became the Minister of Regional Development of Ukraine.

In March 2020, Denys Shmyhal became the Prime Minister of Ukraine.[7]

Personal life[change | change source]

Shmyhal is married to Kateryna. The couple has two daughters.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Новий Кабмін Шмигаля – став відомим склад уряду - Кабінет Міністрів України - Верховна Рада | РБК-Україна". Retrieved 2020-06-01.
  2. "Decree of the President of Ukraine № 38/2020". Office of the President of Ukraine (in Ukrainian). Retrieved February 5, 2020.
  3. (in Ukrainian) Zelensky has appointed a new head of the Ivano-Frankivsk Regional State Administration, Ukrayinska Pravda (10 February 2020)
  4. "Голова обласної державної адміністрації". (30 October 2019 archived page via Wayback Machine) (in Ukrainian). Archived from the original on 2019-10-30. Retrieved January 17, 2020.
  5. "Шмигаль Денис Анатолійович". (in Ukrainian). Retrieved January 17, 2020.
  6. "Denys Schmygal zum neuen Premierminister ernannt". (in German). Retrieved 2020-03-05.
  7. "Новий прем'єр: Денис Шмигаль, який за півроку пройшов шлях від голови ОДА до керівника уряду". Українська правда (in Ukrainian). Retrieved 2020-12-14.