Yuriy Prodan

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Yuriy Prodan
Юрій Продан
Yuriy Prodan2.jpg
Yuriy Prodan in March 2014
3rd Minister of Energy and Coal Industry of Ukraine
In office
27 February 2014 – 2 December 2014[1]
Prime MinisterArseniy Yatsenyuk
Preceded byEduard Stavytsky
Succeeded byVolodymyr Demchyshyn[1]
15th Minister of Fuel and Energy of Ukraine
In office
18 December 2007 – 11 March 2010
Prime MinisterYulia Tymoshenko
Preceded byYuriy Boiko
Succeeded byYuriy Boiko
Personal details
Born (1959-01-27) 27 January 1959 (age 59)
Norilsk, Krasnoyarsk Krai, Russia SFSR
Political partyunaffiliated
Spouse(s)Olena
Children
  • 2 daughters
  • 1 son
Alma materKyiv Polytechnic Institute

Yuri Vasylovych Prodan (Ukrainian: Юрій Васильович Продан) is Ukrainian power engineer and politician. He has served as Minister of Fuel and Energy of Ukraine of 18 December 2007 to 11 March 2010, and Minister of Energy and Coal Industry of Ukraine from 27 February 2014 till 2 December 2014. In December 2005, received the title of Honored power engineer in Ukraine.

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Followed in the footsteps of his father-power, finished Kyiv Polytechnic Institute (1976–1982). He received BS in Electrical Engineering, a specialist in power plants. After graduation he worked for three years as an engineer department KPI power. The next two – senior inspector Fastiv district office energy control "Kyivenergo". By the spring of 1999 he occupied various posts in the same "Kyivenergo", was promoted to director of the department chair Energosbyt. Rapid career Y. Prodan sold in the metropolitan power company were in 1995–1999, this time it was headed by the future head of Ministry of Energy Ivan Plachkov.

In 1999–2000 Sold – 1st Deputy Director of National Power Company "UkrEnergo" – director of specialized subdivisions "Energy". From June 2000 to March 2001 – Director of "Energy".

From March 2001 – Chairman of the National Electricity Regulatory Commission of Ukraine. In 2004–2005 – head of fuel, energy and energy efficiency of the Kiev City State Administration. From February 2005 – First Deputy Minister of Fuel and Energy, President of NAC "Energy Company of Ukraine".

After joining the team of Viktor Yanukovych Cabinet Yuri Prodan returned to "Kyivenergo" (September 2006). And in November, was appointed adviser to President of Ukraine Viktor Yushchenko. From July 2007 – Deputy Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine.

Appointed Minister of Fuel and Energy of Ukraine in the Second Tymoshenko Government the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine № 10-VI of 18 December 2007.

Since 27 February 2014 the Minister of Energy and Mines in the Yatsenyuk Government.

Prodan married. He has two daughters – Yana (1983) and Anastasia (2002), and son Bogdan (1993).

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