Public Affairs & Communications Director, Coca-Cola Ukraine
Olesya ZHULYNSKA is the Public Affairs and Communications Director at the Coca-Cola Ukraine. Prior to joining the company in 2006, she worked in various positions in PR and Legal Business Firms. Under her supervision, the PA&C function of Coca-Cola Ukraine is developing and executing effective media, crisis management, internal and external relations programs, in particular, a big number of CSR projects, both regional and national ones. The projects are implemented in partnership with such organizations, as the National Olympic Committee, the Klitschko Foundation, the Special Olympics Ukraine, Elena Pinchuk Foundation, Zavtra.ua, UNDP etc., and are aimed at promoting environmental trends such as responsible waste management and water protection, woman empowerment, and the Ukrainian traditions. In 2011, Ms. Zhulynska was recognized as one of the most successful PR managers in Ukraine (rating by Media Marketing Review). She holds bachelor’s degrees in Law and Psychology from the Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv. She is an active member of various volunteer and professional associations, including the European Association of Communication Directors (EACD).