Former CIA Director joined Burisma, and that’s good news – The Huffington Post


The appointment of the former Director of the counterterrorism center of the CIA and Ambassador-at-large for combating terrorism Joseph Cofer black member of the Board of Directors of Burisma will contribute to the expansion of the global presence of the company.

This opinion article in the Huffington Post adheres to Toby Nazar, consultant, business development, motivational speaker, and writer.

Burisma Group announced the appointment of a black to the Board of Directors. It will provide security and strategic development of the company.

“We are very pleased that Mr. black has agreed to work as a member of the Board Burisma… Burisma is expanding into new and emerging markets, actively pursuing global energy projects,” said group President Burisma Mykola Zlochevsky.

Toby Nazar believes that black will be a valuable “addition” of the Board of Directors of Burisma, which employs an investment banker Alan Apter, the son of the previous Vice-President of the USA Joseph Biden – hunter and former President of Poland Aleksander Kwasniewski.

Thus Cofer black said: “knowing the problems of Ukraine in the field of energy and security, which she had to face, I am very pleased to join the Board of Directors of this private company, which constantly works to ensure energy security of the country. Burisma should be proud of their contribution to the economy that it provides in the form of investment in production, create jobs and increase tax payments to the state Treasury”.

“On this basis, Joseph Cofer black will be able to advise Burisma in many areas, this will allow the company to engage in strategic expansion and business development, while enhancing the security measures of the Group”, – reported in the author’s article in The Huffington Post.

It should be noted, black is an internationally recognized expert in the field of combating international terrorism, cybersecurity, international relations, national security, and international business development and developing business strategies. In 2005, after 30 years of public service, he moved to the private sector, where it advises companies on how to prevent security threats, as well as strategic expansion in countries with high entry barriers to the market. Black also worked for several international companies where he dealt with strategic advice on business development and various risks.

Burisma has recently announced that in 2017 the company plans to increase investments and allocate more than 100 million dollars for industrial development. Also, the group plans to drill 20 new wells with a total depth of about 100 km.

According to the statistics of the company for the past two years, the company paid about 200 million dollars to the budget of Ukraine and is one of the largest taxpayers in the country.