The new Kyiv office will serve as a bridge-builder between Ukraine and Europe, promoting a more integrated Europe with Ukraine playing a significant role. The operations in Kyiv will be led by Myron Wasylyk, a public affairs expert and strategic communications advisor with experience in managing public affairs offices in Ukraine and working with several large Ukrainian companies.
Wasylyk shared his perspective on joining Rud Pedersen’s global team and the opening of the Kyiv office, stating that it is an opportunity to build a strong pan-European offering by being present in an important capital city. He emphasized that the new office is a testament to Ukraine’s efforts to rebuild and attract business and foreign direct investment.
Morten Rud Pedersen, CEO of Rud Pedersen Group, commented on the expansion, highlighting the group’s commitment to supporting Ukraine’s rebuilding efforts amidst the ongoing conflict. He stated that the best way to rebuild Ukraine sustainably is through partnerships, trade, and foreign investment in Ukrainian industries and that the company is already experiencing interest from clients looking for support in Ukraine.
The Rud Pedersen Group has a footprint in 14 European countries, including a presence in Brussels at the heart of the European Union. The new Kyiv office, located in Independence Square, signifies the group’s dedication to fostering Ukraine’s development and integration with Europe.