Dmitriy Skornyakov appointed CEO of HarvEast

02 Feb 2015

Dmitriy Skornyakov has been appointed CEO of HarvEast by decision of the shareholders of SCM Group and Smart Holding.

Dmitriy Skornyakov has been with the company since its establishment in 2011. He acted as the CFO before he was promoted to the Chief Operating Officer in 2012 with responsibility for production.

Dmitriy Skornyakov graduated with honours from the Russian State Tax Academy of the Ministry of Finance of the Russian Federation. He has a diploma of the Plekhanov Russian Academy of Economics and over 16 years of experience of working in different analytical and operational positions. Before joining the holding Dmitriy was a senior manager in the leading international auditing company Pricewaterhouse Coopers.


HarvEast Holding is an agricultural group of companies, which owns and manages assets in Donetsk Oblast and the Crimea. The holding's focus areas include crop raising (wheat, sunflower, barley, permanent grasses and corn) and dairy farming.

Established on 10 March 2011, HarvEast Holding evolved from the assets previously owned by MMK Ilyicha. The overall bank of farmland is around 197 hectares and total livestock exceeds 17,500 heads. 

The shareholders of HarvEast Holding are the SCM Group and Smart Holding.