Eugene Baranov

Eugene Baranov

Managing Director, Private Equity

Eugene Baranov, Managing Director, is responsible for private equity investments of Dragon Capital. Over the past 10 years, he has successfully executed and managed a number of projects in the real estate, FMCG, manufacturing, media and DIY retail sectors.

Prior to joining Dragon Capital, Eugene worked for Ineko Investment Company for more than four years, initially as Senior Manager and subsequently as Director for Investments, responsible for strategic development of the group's portfolio companies. He has successfully structured several spin-offs and further divestments of real estate assets of various industrial enterprises. While at Ineko and Dragon Capital, he served as a board member at seven Eastern European companies active in the real estate, retail, construction materials, FMCG, machine building and oil & gas sectors.

From December 2011 to November 2013, he served as the CEO of Dragon's portfolio company Nova Linia, a leading Ukrainian DIY retailer employing over 5,000 people. Eugene holds a Master's degree with honors from Kyiv National Economic University.