Yuriy Kolobov

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Yuriy Kolobov
Юрій Колобов
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Minister of Finance of Ukraine
In office
February 28, 2012[1] – February 27, 2014
Prime Minister Mykola Azarov
Preceded by Valeriy Khoroshkovskyi
Succeeded by Oleksandr Shlapak
Personal details
Born (1973-04-08) April 8, 1973 (age 41)
Pavlohrad, Dnipropetrovsk Oblast, Ukraine
Spouse(s) Married[2]
Children A daughter and a son[2]

Yuriy Kolobov (Ukrainian: Юрій Володимирович Колобов (born 8 April 1973 in Pavlohrad (Dnipropetrovsk Oblast[2]), in the Ukrainian SSR of the Soviet Union) is a former Minister of Finance of Ukraine.[2]

Kolobov graduated from Dnipro State Academy of Civil Engineering and Architecture and the University of Kharkiv.[2]

He has worked as a director of treasury for the State Savings Bank of Ukraine (OshchadBank) until June 2008.[2] From June to December 2008 Kolobov was chairman of the board for the BTA Bank.[2] He also worked as a counselor on banking issues for the Finance Company Kibrit. In 2010 Kolobov was a leading executive for the State Export-Import Bank of Ukraine (UkrExImBank).[2]

From December 29, 2010 he was appointed the first deputy of the chairman of the National Bank of Ukraine.[3][2]

On February 28, 2012 (by decree of President Viktor Yanukovych) he was appointed Minister of Finance.[2]


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