Founder and CEO, I&U Holding
Serhii TARASOV is founder and CEO of the “I&U” holding, which includes over 20 companies, and occupies the leading positions in growing and exporting grain, sunflower seeds, and sugar beet in Ukraine. “I&U” produces and exports high standard sugar to Israel, Africa, Central Asia, and Turkey. Mr. Tarasov is also a founder of a public organization “Life without Corruption” (2016). Since then he is a regional coordinator of the Ukrainian social movement “Force of Law” in Kropyvnytskyi region. Mr. Tarasov has acquired degrees in Mechanical Engineering and Finance from Kirovograd State Technical University. Moreover, for many years he has been a Member of the Supervisory Board and an Honorary professor of this University. Serhii Tarasov also holds a PhD in Economics, and was elected a Corresponding Member of Ukrainian Engineering Academy. In 2008, he was awarded the honorary title “Honored Worker of Agriculture of Ukraine” by a decree of the Ukrainian President. He also received awards “Agrarian Elite of Ukraine” (2015) and “For Development of Ukraine” (2017). Mr.Tarasov is also a Deputy Head of Ukrainian Agrarian Council (since 2015).