INTEGRITES appointed Viktoriia Melnychenko the Head of Agro&Food Practice


INTEGRITES is happy to announce the accession to our team of Viktoriia Melnychenko to the position of the Head of Agro&Food Practice, which is aimed at providing comprehensive legal support, construction of operational processes, and structuring in order to attract investments in the field of agriculture and food industry.

Furthermore, the practice led by Victoria will include such services as advising on interaction with government bodies (Government Relations), support of investment projects, including due diligence of enterprises and their acquisition; development and improvement of contracts applying GAFTA/FOSFA rules; implementation of legal support for the process of allotment of land plots, construction of terminals, elevators, other facilities; implementation of comprehensive protection of businesses against raider attacks; as well as support for trading activities, in particular effective provision of forward contracts and recovery of accounts receivable.

Viktoriia will also lead the practice of Compliance in INTEGRITES, which includes the identification, assessment and analysis of enterprise compliance risks; development and recommendations for the implementation of internal policies and procedures (anti-corruption policy, conflict of interest policy, privacy policy, etc.); carrying out of trainings for the purpose of implementation of program compliance, internal policies and procedures.

Viktoriia has 16 years of in-house experience as head of legal departments in such large international FMCG and agricultural companies as Lactalis, BASF, AVON, COFCO INTL.

Viktoriia’s work, among other appraisals, in 2016 and 2017 was awarded with the rating “TOP – 50 legal departments of Ukraine” according to the edition of “Legal practice”, and in 2017 the legal department headed by Viktoriia received the “Best Legal Department in the Agro and Food Industries” award.