Roman Khmil Joins Ciklum Group as Chief Operating Officer (COO)

Ciklum announces that Roman Khmil is joining Ciklum Group as a new COO.

Kiev, Ukraine, March 14, 2012 --( Ciklum announced today that Roman Khmil has joined the company as Chief Operating Officer (COO) responsible for aligning strategic goals and operational activities, optimization of day-to-day operations, and leadership of Ciklum’s back-office functions across Ukraine and Belarus. The COO is in line with VP HR Marina Vyshegorodskikh, VP Services Christian Aaen and VP Sales Henrik Bak with direct reference to founder and CEO Torben Majgaard.

Most recently VP and Managing Director of GlobalLogic Ukraine, Khmil has been involved with the software development outsourcing industry since 2002, and is recognized as one of the industry's leading business strategists and innovators.

“As Ciklum is growing at 50%+ year over year and strives to further enhance employee and customer satisfaction, we felt it is valuable to bring in a person who had seen the scale and has a solid track record of building efficient operations through strategic innovations,” said Torben Majgaard, CEO of the Ciklum Group. “We think Roman brings to Ciklum the perfect blend of industry, executive and community savvy.”

Prior to joining GlobalLogic, Khmil served as a Managing Partner of BonusTec Inc since its merger with SourceValley in 2006. In 2002 he founded SourceValley Ltd, which eventually evolved into the first independent software testing lab across the region.

Before SourceValley, Khmil was software engineer at CyberVision, contracted by BellCore (now Telcordia Technologies), the legendary telecommunications company.

Khmil earned his Master’s Degree in Computer Science at Kyiv State University back in 1998, and recently spent 2 years at KMBS business school earning his MBA degree.

About Ciklum

Ciklum is a Danish innovative IT outsourcing company specializing in nearshore software development in Eastern Europe, in Ukraine and Belarus. We do not follow the traditional IT outsourcing model of project-based services, instead we offer to establish customers own dedicated IT department in one of our nearshore and/or offshore development centers.

Established in 2002, Ciklum employs more than 1,800 IT specialists with more than 160 global clients’ own software development teams. Ciklum has six development offices in Ukraine, one in Belarus, and two in Pakistan, as well as representative offices in Denmark, Sweden, United Kingdom, Switzerland, Germany and the Netherlands. Ciklum is a winner of Red Herring 100 Europe 2009 (an award given to the Top 100 private technology companies based in the EMEA region each year), recognized as CeBIT 2010 Top 20 innovative company delivering services/products for small and medium sized companies, and named the 2010 and 2011 Top 100 global services provider. Ciklum is rated Best Larger IT Employer 2010 & 2011 in Ukraine by DOU, the Ukrainian Community of Software Developers. Ciklum is a member of the Hi-Tech Initiative, the IT Ukraine Association and the European Business Association (EBA).
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