Our Team


Volodymyr Fetyukhin, Ph.D.

Founder & CEO


Natalia Koval

Chief Finance Officer


Dmitry Volochnyuk, Ph.D., Dr.Sci.

New Business Development Director

Dmitriy M. Volochnyuk was born in 1980 in Irpen, Kyiv region, Ukraine. He graduated from Kyiv State Taras Shevchenko University in 2002 and was awarded MS degree in chemistry. He received his PhD in organic chemistry in 2005 from Institute of Organic Chemistry, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine under the supervision of Dr. A. Kostyuk for the research on the chemistry of enamines. In 2011 he received Doctor of Science degree in organic and organometallic chemistry in same institute for the research in heterocyclic, fluoroorganic and organophosphorus chemistry. At present, he divides his time between the Institute of Organic Chemisty as Head of the Biologically Active Compounds Department and Life Chemicals Group (Kyiv, Ukraine) as New Business Development Director. His main scientific interests are related to medicinal, fluoroorganic, organophosphorus, heterocyclic and combinatorial chemistry and multistep organic synthesis. He is a co-author of more than 110 papers.

Sergey Ryabukhin, Ph.D.

Curpys Chemicals Founder & CEO


Sergey Popov, Ph.D.

SpectrumInfo Founder & CEO


Marketing & Sales

Andrey Tarnovskiy, M.S.

V.P. Marketing & Sales


Vasily Pinchuk, Ph.D.

Executive Director, North American Operations


Olga Grintsova, Ph.D.

Life Chemicals Europe GmbH, Administration & Finance Director


George Bondar, M.S., MBA.

Sales Manager, USA


Anna Zaitseva, Ph.D.

Sales Manager, Europe & UK

Anna joined Life Chemicals team in 2012. She works as Marketing and Sales manager and is responsible for UK, Northern and Western Europe, Israel and Australia. She graduated from Kiev Taras Shevchenko University Chemical Department and got her PhD in physical chemistry in 2005. Before joining Life Chemicals Inc she did her Postdoc at School of Pharmacy and Biomolecular Sciences at Brighton University, UK.  After she managed the Department of International Relationship  of ISPE NAS, Ukraine.

Anna speaks fluently French and English and always glad to communicate with customers and to present Life Chemicals Products and Services. For any business inquires, you can join her at anna.zaitseva@lifechemicals.com.


Svitlana Kovalenko, Ph.D.

Sales Manager, Europe & Asia


Creative Management

Radomyr Smaliy, Ph.D.

Head of Chemical Expertise


Alexander Grygorenko, Ph.D.

Head of Chemoinformatics & Medicinal Chemistry


Chemistry Team

Dmitry Sibgatulin, Ph.D.

Team Leader


Alexey Artamonov, Ph.D.

Team Leader


Andrey Gerasyov, Ph.D.

Team Leader

Andrey Gerasyov studied in the National Taras Shevchenko University of Kyiv and in 2005 got Master’s degree with honors in Chemistry of Natural Compounds. His research work was mainly focused on synthesis and investigation of fluorescent dyes and resulted in more than 20 articles and patents. In 2009 at the Institute of Organic Chemistry of NASU he upheld a PhD thesis in organic chemistry devoted to dyes based on boron difluoride complexes with organic ligands. Currently at Life Chemicals Dr. Gerasyov is a team leader of synthetic chemists engaged in synthesis of functional dyes and scale-up synthesis.

Purification and Quality Control Department

Alexey Ryabitsky, Ph.D.

Head of NMR Lab

Having more than 10 years’ experience in various NMR techniques Dr. Ryabitsky has been a head of NMR analytical lab at Life Chemicals for last 4 years. He graduated from the Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv,  chair of Organic Chemistry, in 2004 and got his PhD from Institute of Organic Chemistry of NASU in 2014. His research work was focused on spectral analysis of cyanine dyes and is backed with more than 15 publications in leading chemical journals.

Sergey Suikov, Ph.D.

Head of Preparative Chromatography Lab