The winners of the national program “Person of the year 2017” in the nomination “Industrialist of the year”.
Dmitry IORGACHOV General Director of PJSC “Odeskabel”
Candidate of technical Sciences, associate Professor Odessa National Polytechnic University (2000); laureate of the State prize of Ukraine in science and technology (2001); Honored worker of industry of Ukraine (2002); awarded medal of the President of Bulgaria for the strengthening of ties between Bulgaria and Ukraine (2003); winner of the Honorary awards for his personal contribution to the development of the domestic industry (2003); awarded the order of them. G. G. Marazli III stage of the Odessa mayor, the Winner of Ukrainian contest “Best employer of 2003”; Honorary operator of Ukraine (2004); awarded the order “For merits” of III degree (2007); Honorary diploma of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine for personal contribution to the Ukrainian people (2009); awarded an honorary sign of the Federation of employers of Ukraine “For merit”.
Three main events in 2017, according to Your version:
1) Release a new brand for our company and promising for the industry, the type of cable – copper-conductor cable, known as the Solar Cable.
2) the Launch of the new equipment, which allowed to produce a new kind of cable, as well as increase the efficiency and quality of production of traditional items of products.
3) Appointment of the honorary Consul of Bulgaria in the city kropyvnyts’ke, Kirovohrad region. I, being an ethnic Bulgarian, you see the problem arising on the way of preserving the Bulgarian culture and spirituality. I want to see the prosperity of their homes, and I try to take all possible steps to save their homeland, for the development and successful cooperation of Ukrainian and Bulgarian cultures. So appointing me to the position of honorary Consul of Bulgaria in the city Kropiwnicki is a great honor and a great responsibility.
Your “Formula for success»: In order to be successful you need to avoid people who do.
Who did You dream to become in childhood?: Director
Do You have a dream that is not yet fulfilled?: I want to see the city in which they live and work – Odessa – blossoming, rich, with a modern infrastructure and operating companies, and its inhabitants happy and successful. Dreams do come true and my dream is to be in the near future, sure.
Saying the word SUCCESS, what sense You put in it? I don’t think that achieving success is possible to remain indifferent. Any business to successfully exist only on the condition that he put soul, energy, knowledge, skill and experience. This is the answer – to be successful means to be indifferent.
What is today the most important work of the head of an industrial enterprise? That gives you the opportunity to be the leaders of industry?: The key is professionalism and understanding of all participants of the process aimed at achieving this goal. I am convinced that if you’re an Executive, you understand the importance and significance of each employee. Understand that his job satisfaction and working conditions depends on the welfare of the whole team, and therefore the entire enterprise.
Your favourite saying?: A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity and an optimist the opportunity in every difficulty.
Who is an example for You in business?: I guess we all have that person who becomes like a reference point: in cases of actions in difficult situations. For me, this man – academician, Professor, President of the international Association “Intercable” Izyaslav Peshkov Miller. Izyaslav Borisovich worked all his life in the cable industry, thanks to him I became a cable guy, thanks to his support, – the head of the cable plant. It is for me an example, and not only in business.
Which sector do You think is now important for Ukraine? In the energy sector I would highlight alternative energy sources. As an example, solar photovoltaic industry attracts a lot of attention as the most promising, environmentally safe for the environment and a volatile sector, and is expected to play an important role in addressing global energy and ecobiological problems. I believe that different areas related to alternative energy sources should be developed. This is the future.
What would You be doing if you lived a hundred years ago?: Perhaps medicine. To help people at all times relevant. And who will do it better than a good, qualified doctor?
If happiness is not in money, then what?: Might sound kind of trivial. But for me: “Happiness is when you gladly go to work and gladly come back home”. My family is one half of my heart, and the work and the team – the other half of him.
Keep the phrase “Give me a fulcrum and I… will pave our cable around the world. And it’s not because I’m the head of the cable plant. First, as our cable I am absolutely sure, and the second – today, the cable carries light, energy, information, safety. It makes people’s lives easier, more comfortable, faster. It literally connects people. Today, cable is a symbol of progress, and so, I would this as progress accelerated.
What trait is Your biggest flaw? Sometimes too vain to trust people. I can’t get over that people may promise not to do.
Do You have a favorite book?: Yes, there is. “Under the yoke”, by the famous Bulgarian writer and playwright Ivan Vazov.
Who of historical figures You could be friends with if I were his contemporary? Personally I like people active, able to farsighted actions. Here, for example, the mayor of Odessa Gregory Marazli – 30 years of his life devoted to the improvement of his native city. I think we could with him to find common topics for conversation and collaboration.
What wonder of the world You would like to move to your hometown? That it symbolized?: Odessa is unique. This city with its cheerful, active, talented people and an amazing atmosphere claim the title of individual world wonder.
If You have discovered a new planet, how would You call it?: Katerina. My other half, my wife, Ekaterina Georgievna, for me for many years – the planet around which revolves my life. Her support is the Foundation on which to build prosperity and success.
Imagine that You came to visit the President of America asking you to show Ukraine. Where would You invite him to the tour? In the Odessa Opera house. The building of Odessa National academic Opera and ballet theatre is one of the architectural symbols of the city, the pride of Odessa. Well, of course, at the plant “Odeskabel”.
What is the lesson for You is the best rest?: Sport. A few years ago discovered tennis. Active, emotional, lively game. It gives the opportunity at least for a few hours to disconnect from the current issues and, importantly, allows you to be in shape and keep a kick – in all senses.
Oleg KORNETSKY General Director of PJSC “Dneprovagonmash”
Three main events in 2017 for Your versionand: the increase in production volumes twice; creation of wagon – hopper for transportation of grain 19-4152 (it is not unique); the expansion of the conditional number of the company (obtained the right to perform capital repairs of wagons).
Life principles that help You achieve your goals: Desire to succeed, perseverance.
Who did You dream to become in childhood?: Engineer.
Do You have a dream that is not yet fulfilled? That dream is always supposed to be. The nearest dream is to visit Japan.
To be successful today is… to be in demand and valued in the life of man.
What is today the most important work of the head of an industrial enterprise? That gives you the opportunity to be the leaders of industry?: Ability to organize people. Having a team of like-minded people.
Your favourite saying?: The road by walking.
Who is an example for You in business?: Tigipko Sergey Leonidovich.
Which sector do You think is now important for Ukraine?: Metallurgy.
What would You be doing if you lived a hundred years ago?: A hundred years ago – fishing, two hundred years ago – a diplomat.
If happiness is not in money, then what? And if after all the money, why not?: In their number. Relative independence.
That was the first thing You created with your own hands?: Slingshot.
Keep the phrase “Give me a fulcrum… won’t give it to anyone.
What trait is Your biggest flaw?: Patience.
Do You have a favorite book?: “Seun” By James Clavell.
Who of historical figures You could be friends with if I were his contemporary?: Omar Khayyam.
What wonder of the world You would like to move to your hometown? That it symbolized?: The hanging gardens of Babylon as a symbol of prosperity.
If You have discovered a new planet, how would You call it?: Olga.
Imagine that You came to visit the President of America asking you to show Ukraine. Where would You invite him to the tour?: Lviv.
What is the lesson for You is the best rest?: Ice microfishing.
Vyacheslav JAWORSKI Director of PJSC “Kremenchug carbon black plant”, Honored worker of industry of Ukraine
Three main events in 2017, according to Your version: successful completion of recertification audit for compliance of quality management system with the requirements of MS ISO 9001, training audit in the IATF – 16949; record high level of production and sales of carbon over the last decade; the recognition of our company, according to the National business rating “Leader of the year 2017”.
What is your motto?: There are no desperate situations, ranging from a minimum of two.
Who did You dream to become in childhood?: First a doctor, then, is a truck driver.
Do You have a dream that not came true?: Do not count myself among the dreamers. See the goal is going to achieve it. And desire – the same as all people: to see children healthy, happy, successful; to have people close to me are healthy and happy and I want to wish everyone happiness is a capacious concept that includes almost everything.
To be successful today is … never stop: raise “bar” and overcome the height, not ignoring things. Doing business is like Cycling: if you do not move fall.
What is today the most important work of the head of an industrial enterprise? That gives you the opportunity to be the leaders of industry? To be a professional and be a man; build a team that believes in victory and goes to it.
Your favorite aphorism: Never say never! (Charles Dickens.)
Who is an example for You in Business?: Examples from the history of the concept: “each vegetable – your time and turn”. You can call Henry Ford, and Steve jobs… Really for me an example is our Chairman of the Supervisory Board Miroslav Baldis: success, humanity, attention to detail. This is not flattery, I’m really pleased to work hand in hand with this man. I learn much from him. I also learn from my colleagues and the factory, and on the Board of the city Association of employers. In professionalism there is no fixed top, after which you can “rest on our laurels”. The management of the enterprise (as indeed any other organization), is a process, and process needs constant improvement.
Which sector do You consider important for Ukraine?: Difficult to answer definitely – “all professions are needed, all professions are important”. And Ukraine has the potential. But in priority I would mention IT-technology, nano-technology, which allows you to quickly develop this potential. Black soil, agriculture, forests – they’re our country has, they only need to bring to the final product, and not to export cheap raw materials for a pittance.
What would You be doing if you lived a hundred years ago?: A hundred years ago I would have answered You to this question depending on the situation, which would have been. But a hundred years ago there was another “man of the year”.
If happiness is not in money, then what? And if after all the money, why not?: They say, “happiness is not in money, and their numbers.” I’m a Taurus by horoscope and tends money still to count, but they were never my fetish. The money is needed for other tasks. Somerset Maugham said “money is the sixth sense without which other five useless”. And, if so, to consider in detail this subject, we should remember another famous saying: “Many have lost their health trying to earn all the money you can earn. And then I lost all the money trying to regain health.”
That was the first thing You created with your own hands?: Paper airplane. But the way from paper airplane to a fitter-toolmaker 5-th digit can appreciate someone who understands the difference.
Keep the phrase “Give me a fulcrum and I … Give me a fulcrum and I will use it to leap forward.
What trait is Your biggest flaw? Probably the excessive gentleness of character. In modern business, it is probably necessary to be more rigid, but I used to trust people, their experience, professionalism and integrity.
Do You have a favorite book?“Master and Margarita” by Mikhail Bulgakov, “the Twelve chairs”, “the Golden calf” by I. Ilf and E. Petrov, the complete collection of “Murphy’s Laws”. I love to read interesting books a lot, but I did read several times.
Who of historical figures You could be friends with if I were his contemporary?: I’d like to Winston Churchill. This is a man who can quote endlessly: “All I wanted to do was consent to my wishes after a constructive discussion,” a Prime example of “rampant democracy”.
What wonder of the world You would like to move to your hometown? That it symbolized?: It even sounds like something much consumer. Wonder of the world because the miracle of light, that is where it originated and is the property of the “world”, i.e. the world. And our city so wonderful a miracle on the banks of the Dnieper. It is necessary to protect, embellish, enhance. It is a city where our children grow up, and this is the greatest miracle.
If You have discovered a new planet, how would You call it? New planet – heritage of mankind, unlikely it is relegated to private persons. But since the question is absolutely abstract – proposed to be called “Lucky”.
Imagine that You came to visit the President of America asking you to show Ukraine. Where would You invite him to the tour?: Once he to me has already arrived in Kremenchug, I would, of course, showed him our beautiful city. Then be offered to visit the beautiful resort “Derenivka font” near Uzhgorod. There are already two presidents visited and he was glad to see this gem of Transcarpathia.
What is the lesson for You is the best rest? Communication with family and raising my children.