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|18th Prime Minister of Ukraine|
|Assumed office |
4 March 2020
|Preceded by||Oleksiy Honcharuk|
|Minister for Communities and Territories Development|
4 February 2020 – 4 March 2020
|Prime Minister||Oleksiy Honcharuk|
|Preceded by||Aliona Babak|
|Succeeded by||Oleksiy Chernyshov|
|Governor of Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast|
1 August 2019 – 5 February 2020
|Prime Minister||Volodymyr Groysman|
|Preceded by||Oleh Honcharuk|
|Succeeded by||Vitaliy Fedoriv (Acting)|
Denys Anatoliyovych Shmyhal
15 October 1975
Lviv, Ukrainian SSR, Soviet Union (now Lviv, Lviv Oblast, Ukraine)
Denys Anatoliyovych Shmyhal (Ukrainian: Денис Анатолійович Шмигаль; born 15 October 1975) is a Ukrainian politician and entrepreneur who has been serving as the prime minister of Ukraine since 2020. Prior to his appointment as prime minister, Shmyhal was the Governor of Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast.
In 1997, he graduated from the Lviv Polytechnic. He holds the title of Candidate of Economic Sciences (2003). From his graduation in 1997 until September 2005, Shmyhal worked as an accountant in various companies. From September 2005 to June 2006, Shmyhal was Deputy General Director of a company called "LA DIS". From June 2006 to August 2008, he was Director for the investment company "Comfort-Invest". From September 2008 to September 2009, Shmyhal was General Director of a company called "ROSANINVEST LLC".
Shmyhal worked in multiple leading political roles in Ukraine's Lviv Oblast from 2009 until December 2013. Firstly, as the Head of the Department of Economics at the Lviv Oblast Administration between 2009 and 2011. It is there were he met and worked with Oleh Nemchinov who would, in 2020, become Minister of the Cabinet of Ministers in the Shmyhal Government. Shmyhal then became the Head of the Department of Economics and Industrial Policy for the whole of 2012. In 2013, he was Head of the Department of Economic Development, Investment, Trade and Industry.
Shmyhal is married to Kateryna Shmyhal. They have two daughters. Kateryna is a former co-owner of the Lviv “Kamyanetsky Bakery” and a local NextBike bike rental. She sold her shares in these companies in 2019.
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