Polina Kosharna

Personal Information

Age
39 years
Gender
Female
Location
Kharkiv, Харьковская область, Украина
UCGA Alumnus
2019A
Work Experience
CEO, co-owner
Suzirya Company Group
Kharkiv, Харьковская область, Украина
Suzirya Company Group today:
- more than 900 employees;
- more than 1500 sq.m. of administrative office space;
- more than 10 000 sq.m. of warehouse space;
- more than 10 500 sq.m. of production capacity;
- more than 15 000 names of goods;
- daily goods delivery to more than 2000 pet shops and outlets;
- team of professionals with regional responsibilities and regional teams in the biggest cities of Ukraine;
annual budget for market growth;
- it is distribution of global brands, own production and huge experience in retailing
2010-current time : Director of Suzirja company Group. Lead operation and strategic directions in all  companies activities : distribution, production and retail. Let the company to overcome most challenging crises years of 2014-2015 in Ukraine, not only adjusting but developing new concepts, increasing market share in distribution, retail and production. Start to export company products to EU.

2008-2010 Vice-director of Suzirja company Group with responsibility for developing retail chain MasterZoo, the only national petshop chain in Ukraine. Under my leadership 30 stores in 2 years were opened, including 5 franchised stores.

2006-2008 Head of Import Department of Suzirya company Group. Operational and strategic work with Europen suppliers, developing long term plans and bugets for UA pet market.

2003-2006 Parallel to post graduated study worked as import manager at Suzirya company Group. Operation work including negotiation conditions, logistic and custom clearance procedures.
Industry
Consumer
Functional Speciality
Other
Sector
Private

Accomplishments

Languages
English
Full professional proficiency
Skills
Strategic Planning
Key Partner Development
Public and media relationship
Organizational restructuring
Project Management
Delegation
Finance and administration
Team development and training
crisis management