Management Board

Management Board PrJSC «IC «UNIVERSALNA»


Oleksii Muzychko
CEO of Insurance Company Universalna

B.A. of Law | Lviv State University, 1996.
Since 1999 in insurance business. Prior to joining Universalna in 2008, he worked for Insurance Company Uniqa (Ukraine). Oleksii Muzychko is among the best top managers of Ukraine in the insurance sector. He has vast experience in strategic planning, organization, reorganization, adaptation and implementation of new business processes in insurance, aimed at the profitability of the company.
Responsible for the Company’s strategic development, its financial stability and investment activities, corporate business and risk management.
O. Muzychko organizes his and team’s work on corporate principles, professional analysis, prompt, timely decision-making, personal effectiveness and responsibility, transparency and decency.


Ruslana Palayda
Deputy Chairman of the Board/CSO of Insurance Company Universalna

Master’s degree of Finances and Insurance | Ternopil National Economic University, 2006-2007.
Master’s degree in Computer Science | Vinnytsia National Technical University, 1994. Since 2003 in insurance business. Prior to joining Universalna in 2008, she held management positions in Insurance Company Uniqa (Ukraine) in the sales segment. Member of the Management Board in IC Universalna.
Responsible for marketing, regional network operations, launch of new insurance products, online sales, development of retail and SMEs, work with network partners, banks, car dealers, importers, agents, training level of consultants, clients’ communication and development of loyalty programs for clients.
R. Palayda organizes her and team’s work on the principles of a single team spirit, market trends analysis and creation of unique sales channels, operational planning and sales management, clear targeting, resulting character and personal professional services for each client.


Yurii Kvasha
Financial Director of Insurance Company Universalna

Magister, Economics, Accounting and Audit, Uman Agricultural Academy, Ukraine. Diploma with Honors.

Certified International Professional Accountant (CIPA), Certified Accounting Practitioner (CAP) Ukrainian Association of Certified Accountants and Auditors. Since 1997 in insurance business. Prior to joining Universalna in 2019, he worked for Insurance Company Uniqa (Ukraine). Has more than 20 years of accounting, financial and tax expertise, deep knowledge of insurance, Ukrainian insurance market, accounting, reporting and tax regulations.
He is “hands-on” manager, effective in building networks, teamwork and cultivating strong internal/external relationships, flexible and responsive to quickly changing demands of the business, industry and marketplace. 
Responsible for managing all accounting and tax aspects of the company, reporting to the tax and state insurance authorities, representation of the company before state bodies and auditing companies.


Andrii Semergei
Deputy Chairman of the Board/Chief Legal Officer of Insurance Company Universalna

Law faculty |Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, 2002. Total work experience 14 years. Held senior positions in legal companies. Joined IC Universalna in 2009 as the Head of Legal Department and since January 2017 - Deputy Chairman of the Board on Legal and Corporate issues. 
Responsible for legal protection of the Company’s interests, HR issues, legal risk management, internal audit and Head of tender committee. He builds his work and the work of his team on the principles of compliance with current legislation, protection of the rights and interests of the Company, its clients, shareholders and forms corporate culture aimed at quality customer services.


Oleksandr Barchyshak
Deputy Chairman of the Board/Claims Handling of Insurance Company Universalna

Higher technical and economic education with a degree in Business Administration. 20 years in insurance. Held senior positions in Insurance Company Uniqa (Ukraine). Since October 2008 - Deputy Chairman of the Management Board in the operational support segment - underwriting and methodology, reinsurance, actuarial expectations, corporate sales. Since August 2016 - Deputy Chairman of the Management Board on Claims Handling.
Responsible for claims handling of all types of insurance, coordinates work of contact center, assisting companies, medical institutions and monitors the compliance of high-quality service standards and customer satisfaction with service departments. 


Oleksandr Synekop
Deputy Chairman of the Board/CIO of Insurance Company Universalna

M.S. IN Electronics engineering | Kyiv Engineering Technical Institute, 1997. Professional Degree in Marketing | Kyiv Engineering Technical Institute, 1997
Prior to joining Universalna in 2018, he worked for Insurance Company Vuso (Ukraine).
Responsible for the support of the company’s IT system, development of IT strategy and transformation of IT organizational structure, implementation of IT service standards and launching new approaches to IT security.