Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has approved the personal composition of the National Investment Council and allowed the representatives of the American Chamber of Commerce in Ukraine and the European Business Association to participate in the work of the Council with a consultative vote, according to decree No. 317/2017 of October 10, published on the presidential website on Thursday, October 12.
According to the document, Poroshenko amended the Regulations on the National Investment Council, approved by decree No. 365 Issues of the National Investment Council dated August 29, adding the fifth paragraph saying: "Representatives of the American Chamber of Commerce in Ukraine and the European Business Association shall take part in the Council's work with the right of a consultative vote."
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According to the document, the National Investment Council included:
Ukrainian President, Chairman of the Council Petro Poroshenko;
President of the State Oil Company of the Azerbaijan Republic SOCAR Rovnag Ibrahim Abdullayev, the Republic of Azerbaijan, (by consent);
Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman;
Ukrainian Finance Minister Oleksandr Danyliuk;
Chief Executive Officer for Europe, Middle East & Africa of Citigroup Inc. James C. Cowles, the United States (by consent);
Chairman of the Management Board of METRO AG Olaf Koch, the Federal Republic of Germany (by consent);
Chief Executive Officer of Engie SA Isabelle Kocher, France (by consent);
First Deputy Prime Minister of Ukraine, Minister of Economic Development and Trade Stepan Kubiv;
Advisor to the President of Ukraine, Secretary of the Council Boris Lozhkin;
Chairperson of the Supervisory Board of Louis Dreyfus Holding B.V. Margarita Louis-Dreyfus, the Netherlands (by consent);
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Cargill Inc. David W. MacLennan, the United States (by consent);
Senior Vice President of General Electric, President and Chief Executive Officer of GE Transportation Jamie Miller, the United States (by consent);
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Arcelor Mittal Limited, Lakshmi Niwas Mittal, the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (by consent);
Ukrainian Energy and Coal Industry Minister Ihor Nasalyk;
Ukrainian Infrastructure Minister Volodymyr Omelyan;
Chief Executive Officer at Unilever N.V. Paul Polman, the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (by consent);
Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Andriy Parubiy (by consent);
Ukrainian Minister of Justice Pavlo Petrenko;
Head of the Presidential Administration of Ukraine Ihor Rainin;
President and CEO of Holtec International, Inc. Kris Singh, the United States (by consent);
Chairman of the Board and CEO of DP World Sultan Ahmed bin Sulayem, the United Arab Emirates (by consent);
Chairwoman of the Board of Directors of Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. Sun Yafang, the People's Republic of China (by consent);
Chief Executive Officer and President of Vitol Holding B.V. Ian Roper Taylor, the Netherlands (by consent);
Vice President of International Finance Corporation Dimitris Tsitsiragos, the United States (by consent);
President of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development Suma Chakrabarti (by consent);
Deputy Head of the Presidential Administration of Ukraine Dmytro Shymkiv;
Chief Executive Officer of Bunge Limited Soren W. Schroder, the United States (by consent);
President and Chief Executive Officer of Posco Daewoo Corporation Kim Young-Sang, Korea (by consent).
As UNIAN reported earlier, the National Investment Council was established in August 2016.