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Denys Shmyhal
Денис Шмигаль
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Prime Minister of Ukraine
Assumed office
4 March 2020
President Volodymyr Zelensky
Preceded by Oleksiy Honcharuk
Deputy Prime Minister
Minister for Communities and Territories Development
In office
4 February 2020 – 4 March 2020
Prime Minister Oleksiy Honcharuk
Preceded by Aliona Babak
Succeeded by Oleksiy Chernyshov
Governor of Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast
In office
1 August 2019 – 5 February 2020
President Volodymyr Zelensky
Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman
Oleksiy Honcharuk
Preceded by Oleh Honcharuk
Succeeded by Vitaliy Fedoriv (Acting)
Personal details
Denys Anatoliyovych Shmyhal

(1975-10-15) 15 October 1975 (age 46)
Lviv, Ukrainian SSR, Soviet Union
Political party Independent
Education Lviv Polytechnic
Occupation entrepreneur

Denys Anatoliyovych Shmyhal (Ukrainian: Денис Анатолійович Шмигаль; born 15 October 1975) is a Ukrainian businessman and politician.

On 4 March 2020, he became the Prime Minister of Ukraine.


Denys was born on 15 October 1975 in Lviv. In 1997, he graduated from the Lviv Polytechnic (engineering and economics).

1997-2005 he works as accountant in private sector. From June 2006 to August 2008, he was Director for the investment company Comfort-Invest.

In 2008-2009, Shmyhal was General Director at Rosaninvest LLC.

Shmyhal worked in multiple leading political roles in Ukraine's Lviv Oblast from 2009 until December 2013.

In 2009-2013 served as the head of the Department of Economics and the head of the Department of Economic Development, Investment, Trade and Industryat the Lviv Oblast Administration.

In 2015-2017 he was a Vice President of Lviv company Lvivkholod.

In 2018-2019, Shmyhal was a Director of the Burshtyn TES.

From August 2019 till February 2020 he was the Governor of Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast.

On 4 February 2020, he became the Minister of Regional Development of Ukraine.

In March 2020, Denys Shmyhal became the Prime Minister of Ukraine.

Personal life

Shmyhal is married to Kateryna. The couple has two daughters.

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