Deputy Tax Chief Klymenko tapped to head tax service
Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych has appointed Oleksandr Klymenko, who in February 2011 was appointed deputy head of the State Tax Service of Ukraine (STAU), as the STAU chairman.
An order on Klymenko's appointment was signed by the president on Monday and posted on the presidential Web site.
Klymenko was born on November 16, 1980, in the town of Makiyivka in Donetsk region. He graduated from Donetsk State University, majoring in Finance. In February 2010 he graduated from the Dnipropetrovsk Regional Department of the National Management Academy under the president with a master's degree in public management.
In 1997-2005 he occupied management positions at commercial structures; in 2005-2010 he was deputy head of the specialized state tax inspectorate for working with large taxpayers in the city of Donetsk and in May 2010 he was appointed the first deputy head of the then State Tax Administration (STA) in Donetsk region. In September 2011 he became head of Donetsk region's STA.
As was reported, Yanukovych on November 7, 2011, dismissed STAU head Viltaiy Zakharchenko due to his appointment as interior minister in Ukraine.