Ales Struminsky appointed Ukraine Cluster General Manager

15.01.2015
Imperial Tobacco Ukraine is pleased to announce the appointment of Ales Struminsky to the role of Ukraine Cluster General Manager.

Ales will replace Oliver Kutz who has been appointed Russia General Manager with Imperial Tobacco Group after almost 2 years at Imperial Tobacco Ukraine as General Manager.

Ales Struminsky joined Imperial Tobacco Group in 2002 as Key Account Manager in the Czech Republic, managing business of international and local food and petrol chains. Since that he held several strategic and operational roles in different regions - Sales and Distribution Director in the Czech Republic and General Manager in Portugal.

Before moving to Kyiv Ales was acting as General Manager Other Iberia. During 4 years he was leading Imperial Tobacco business in Portugal, Canary Islands, Andorra and Gibraltar.

Ales is a lawyer and an economist. He graduated from the Law Faculty of Charles University in Prague and completed the economics master program at University of Pardubice in the Czech Republic. 

Commenting on his appointment Ales Struminsky said:

"I am truly thrilled about my new appointment. So many remarkable countries: Ukraine, Azerbaijan, Armenia, Georgia and Moldova. The reputation of the team is excellent, which makes this appointment even more exciting. I cannot wait to start.

My priority will be delivering Cluster targets of the Business Plan and grow organically our business within the Ukraine Cluster. From a ‘how’ perspective I want to co-create a working environment in which hard work and responsibility are rewarded"