Chair of the Faction, Petro Poroshenko Bloc, Parliament of Ukraine
Artur GERASYMOV is a Member of the Parliament and a Chair of Petro Poroshenko Bloc political party. In the parliament is a Member of the Parliamentary Committee on National Security and Defense and a Chairman of the Subcommittee on the Military – industrial complex and Military – technical cooperation. In February 2015, he was elected as Chair of the Permanent Delegation of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine to the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly and later in 2016, he was elected as Ukrainian President Representative in the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine, as well as Vice–Chair of the Committee on Economic Affairs, Science, Technology and Environment of the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly. Additionally, he serves as a member of the Ukrainian Marketing Association, European Society for Opinion and Market Research (ESOMAR), and at the American Marketing Association. Prior to joining the public sector in 2014, he works as the General Director at Ukrainian Marketing Group, one of the leaders in the sphere of information and market research in Ukraine. In 1995, Mr. Gerasymov graduated from the Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv and completed postgraduate studies of sociology and psychology from the same university. He is married and has five children.