On August 14, 2006, the Resolution of Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine (No 1182, dated) appointed Volodymyr Illyich Sheludchenko as the Chairman of the Board of the National Joint-Stock Company ‘Naftogaz of Ukraine’.
Reference: Volodymyr Illyich Sheludchenko was born on July 8, 1949 in the town of Makiyivka, Donetsk region. He graduated from Donetsk Polytechnic Institute with major in ‘Mechanic Equipment of Ferrous Metallurgy Plants, Construction of Underground Structures and Mines’. Volodymyr Sheludchenko has a Doctor in technical sciences, PhD in economic sciences and assistant professor of ‘Technical Heat Physics’ Department. From 1991 to 1997 he worked as the Director General of the state enterprise ‘Donestkoblgaz’ and Head of the Board of ‘Donetskoblgaz’, OJSC engaged in gas supply and gasification. In 1997 he held the position of First Deputy Head of the State Committee on Oil, Gas and Oil Processing Industry of Ukraine. From 1997 to 2003 he was the Head of Board of ‘Donetskoblgaz’, OJSC engaged in gas supply and gasification. From 2003 through 2005 he worked as the First Deputy Chairman of the Board of ‘Naftogaz of Ukraine’ NJSC. As of 2005, he is the Head of Supervisory Board of ‘Donetskoblgaz’ OJSC.