Анатолій Кінах

Chairman of the Party of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs of Ukraine

Anatolii Kinakh

Chairman of the Industrialists and Entrepreneurs party of Ukraine Kinakh Anatoliy Kyrylovych President of the USPP, Chairman of the Association of Employers of Ukraine (OORU), Chairman of the Anti-Crisis Council of Public Organizations of Ukraine.

He was born on August 4, 1954 in the village of Bratusani (Moldova). He graduated from the Leningrad Shipbuilding Institute with a degree in shipbuilding. In the eighties I worked at the Ocean plant in Nikolaev, passed a way from the dock of the master to the chief of production of plant. In 1990, the 12,000-strong staff of the Okean plant nominated him as a candidate for People’s Deputies, and Anatoliy Kinakh was elected to the Verkhovna Rada from the Shipyard Constituency № 284 of the Mykolayiv Oblast, the first legislature of independent Ukraine. Since June 1990 – Member of the Verkhovna Rada Commission on Economic Reform and Economic Management. In 1990-1994 he was a member of the People’s Council – the democratic parliamentary opposition in the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine. In 1992, AK Kinakh was appointed the representative of the President of Ukraine in Mykolayiv region. And in two years more than 70% of compatriots voted for his election as chairman of the regional Council of People’s Deputies and the regional executive committee. In the spring of 1995, the 40-year-old chairman of the Mykolaiv region was appointed Vice Prime Minister of Ukraine for Industrial Policy. Anatoliy Kinakh has headed the Ukrainian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs since 1997, when the thousands of industrial and business community elected him its president at the All-Ukrainian Congress. In March, 1998 the politician is for the second time elected the deputy of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine on the constituency of the Nikolaev area. For some time A. Kinakh headed the Committee on Industrial Policy. At his initiative, a law on an experiment in the mining and metallurgical complex was prepared and adopted, which helped the industry out of the crisis, as well as a number of laws on the development of aviation, automobile and agricultural machinery. Paying considerable attention to the development of social partnership in Ukraine, in 1998 Anatoliy Kyrylovych initiated the creation of the Confederation of Employers of Ukraine and headed its coordination council. In 2002, the Federation of Employers of Ukraine became its successor, and Anatoliy Kinakha re-elected its chairman of the business community. On his initiative, the law “On employers’ organizations of Ukraine” is being prepared and adopted. He currently heads the National Association of Employers ’Organizations of Ukraine (ORUU), and is the representative of Ukrainian employers in the National Tripartite Council for Socio-Economic Development (STREE). In 1999, he was appointed First Deputy Prime Minister of Ukraine. Anatoly Kirillovych worked at almost all levels of government. At various times, he was the Minister of Economy, the Deputy Prime Minister, and twice the First Deputy Prime Minister. But he reached the peak of his career as a civil servant in May 2001, when the Verkhovna Rada supported the candidacy of Anatoliy Kyrylovych Kinakh for the post of Prime Minister of Ukraine. The government of Anatoly Kinakh implemented a strategy aimed at increasing the solvency of the domestic market, improving export policy, economic development and industrial innovation policy. In April 2000, on the initiative of Anatoliy Kyrylovych, the National Party of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs of Ukraine was established, which he still heads. In 2002 he was re-elected People’s Deputy of Ukraine. In 2004, he ran for president of Ukraine. During the second round of elections, he supported Viktor Yushchenko, the only candidate from the democratic forces. On February 4, 2005, he was appointed First Deputy Prime Minister of Ukraine. In the fall of 2005, Anatoliy Kinakh began working as Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine. His main task in this position is the development and adoption of the National S