ELEKS Appoints Ruslan Zakharchenko as CEO to Lead the Company in Its Next Phase of Growth

Talented executive to lead the company after Oleksiy Skrypnyk resigns as CEO to join the Ukrainian parliament.

Lviv, Ukraine, November 27, 2014 --(PR.com)-- ELEKS, a global provider of software engineering services, is pleased to announce the Board of Directors has appointed Ruslan Zakharchenko as Chief Executive Officer of the company. Mr. Zakharchenko is recognized as a talented and visionary leader, previously serving as ELEKS’ Chief Operating Officer. The company’s former CEO, Oleksiy Skrypnyk, resigned due to his election as a deputy in the new Ukrainian parliament. Mr. Skrypnyk will remain involved in ELEKS as an external adviser to the CEO.

As ELEKS’ new CEO, Mr. Zakharchenko will oversee the company’s global operations and focus on developing a long-term business strategy to lead ELEKS to its next level of success worldwide.

“The new assignment is an incredible honor and even greater responsibility,” Ruslan Zakharchenko, the newly appointed CEO of ELEKS, commented. “I owe my professional and personal growth to this company and have been very fortunate to have worked alongside such inspirational leaders as Oleksiy Skrypnyk and Andrey Hankevych. I’m greatly looking forward to my new job, ensuring our dedication to technology innovation and customer value results in continued growth and success throughout our global business.”

Having joined ELEKS in 2000, Ruslan Zakharchenko advanced from a C++ developer to a top-notch technology expert, seasoned project manager and leader at ELEKS. In 2007, Mr. Zakharchenko was appointed Chief Operating Officer.

“Ruslan is a highly experienced executive and ambitious strategic manager with a clear business vision. He inspires new ideas, enthusiasm and dedication to the company. I am convinced he has all of the leadership qualities necessary to be successful in his new role,” said Oleksiy Skrypnyk, former ELEKS CEO. “Having spent over 20 years with ELEKS, I am delighted to take on the role of an external adviser, weighing in on strategic business matters when needed.”

Oleksiy Skrypnyk co-founded ELEKS with his father in 1991 and has been leading the company since, transforming ELEKS from a promising startup into one of the largest software development companies in Eastern Europe. Under his leadership, ELEKS grew into a global provider of technology services with over 1,000 employees and world-renowned brands among its customers.

Ruslan Zakharchenko holds a Master’s Degree in Applied Mathematics and Informatics from Lviv National University and is currently finishing his MBA at Kyiv Mohyla Business School, generally recognized as the top MBA program in Ukraine.


ELEKS is a global organization providing software engineering, consulting and quality management services. We help industry leaders and technology challengers turn creative ideas into tangible business value by delivering innovative and reliable solutions for our customers’ unparalleled business growth to include Data Science, Mobility, Digital Production and Financial solutions. Since 1991, our software solutions have significantly contributed to the success of our customers, including Fortune 500 companies, and are recognized as a valuable part of international best practices.

ELEKS is a strategic partner with the proven ability to address our customers’ most pressing needs. Our delivery organization, consisting of approximately 1,000 professionals in Eastern Europe, is strengthened by a local presence in the U.S., Europe and the UK.
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