Yuri started his career in 1998 as a chemical engineer at Carlsberg Ukraine, Zaporozhye ‘Slavutich’ brewery. In 2000 – 2001, Yuri occupied the position of Manager of Technological Processes at the Zaporozhye brewery. Later he became Quality Manager at Carlsberg Ukraine (then BBH). Since 2003 to the end of 2005, Yuri was Supply Chain Director at Vena OJSC (St Petersburg, Russia), and then Operations Director at Baltika Breweries. In 2006 he was appointed VP Supply Chain Carlsberg Ukraine.
In 1999, he graduated from the National Technical University ‘Kiev Polytechnic Institute’ as a master of chemical technology. In 2000, he graduated cum laude from the Scandinavian School of Brewing. In 2005, Yuri was enrolled in a Supply Chain course at INSEAD (France). In 2004 he joined the MBA programme for managers at the Stockholm School of Economics. He also did an HR course at the London Business School.
Yuri Bykoriz was born on 1 October 1975 in Kiev, Ukraine. Married, has a daughter and two sons.