PERSONAL: Birth Year: 1963
EDUCATION: 1991-1994 Ph.D. in Economics, Thesis: ”Concentration and
Efficiency in Business”. Management and
Marketing Commercial University. Donetsk, Ukraine.


1980-1984 M.A. with honours in Management and
Marketing Commercial University. Donetsk, Ukraine.

P R O F E S S I O N A L   E X P E R I E N C E :
1 9 9 9 – Present ART PHOTOGRAPHER (Specialization: Art Photography, Commercial Photoprojects, Advertising; Creative Photography, Pin-Up, Landscape, Portrait, City, Genre Photography)
- Organizing of Photo Exhibitions and Events,
- Teaching of Professional Photography,
- Professional Judging of Photocontests.

H o n o u r s :
- On-line Photocontest Magic of Nylon (2009) (Winner, 1st Place)
- Photocontest Foto.ua, Best Rating, 2007
- The Photo of the Year (West By Northwest.org online magazine, 2005)
- Photocontest «My Canon» (2005);
- Whole-Ukrainian Photocontest «The Moments» (2005)
- Photocontest «City in the Photo» (2003);
- Photocontest "Gold Pixel" (Russia, 2004)
- Photocontest "PhotoResults" (2004) (prize of spectators sympathy),
- Photocontest "Digital Summer" (2003) (Winner, 1st Place),
- Photocontest «Human and PC» (2002) (prize of spectators sympathy),
- Blitz-photocontest Photoware (2002) (Winner, 1st Place),
- Photographic Competition «Ukraine in Focus» (Ukraine, Kyiv, 2002). Five works selected to represent Ukraine on the Embassies events around the World.
- First Olympus Photocontest (2001) (Winner, 1st Place)

Publications: wide range of magazines, newspapers, books; photos for commercial advertising. Countries: Australia, Hungary, Slovakia, USA, Romania, Poland, Israel, Germany, Switzerland.
Photobank: more than 5000 author’sphotos.
From2007 till now – workingonAuthor’s Projects: “Taiwan Album”, "Modern Pin-Up".

Website: www.galagan.info

Previous Years:
1 9 9 7 - 1 9 9 8 MANAGING DIRECTOR, Merck Sharp and Dohme.
1 9 9 4 - 1 9 9 7 IT MANAGER / MIRRIAM COORDINATOR, Merck Sharp and Dohme
1 9 9 3 - 1 9 9 4 VISITING LECTURER
1 9 9 1 - 1 9 9 4 HEAD OF INFORMATION AND ANALYTICAL DEPARTMENT, ITC
1 9 8 6 - 1 9 9 4 ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR, Commercial University

T R A I N I N G S :
G e n e r a l :

- Leader Effectiveness Training (a customized version of Dr. Thomas Gordon’s L.E.T.). United Kingdom, Hitchin. June, 1998;
- Finance For Non-Finance Personnel. Czech, Prague. 1995;
- Project Management. Ukraine, Kyiv. 1995;
- Logic & Planning. Ukraine, Kyiv. 1995;
- Front Line Service. Ukraine, Kyiv. 1994;
- Ethical Business Practices. Ukraine, Kyiv. 1994.

M a r k e t i n g , F i n a n c e , C o m p u t e r :
- Strategy Evaluator Training. Strategy Analysis/Business Planning. United Kingdom, Reading.
ZS Associates HQ. January 1997;
- A Marketing-Income Driven Process. USA, NYC. October 1996;
- Strategy Evaluator. Investment & Resource Allocation. Czech, Prague. June 1996;
- Resource Planner. Planning Resources & Sales. Poland, Warsaw. May 1996;
- MIRRIAM Training. Principles & Philosophy. USA, NJ. February 1996.
- SOP & DRP. Y2K Issues. Belgium, Brussels. March 1999;
- JD Edwards Training. Belgium, Brussels. March 1998;
- Territory Management Systems. Belgium, Brussels. June 1997;
- Microsoft Official Curriculum course. USA, NJ. October 1995.

H O N O U R S / C E R T I F I C A T E S :
Certificate of Accomplishment The Communications Workshop. Leader Effectiveness Training (L.E.T). Gordon Training International. United Kingdom, Hitchin. June 4, 1998.
Certificate of Accomplishment Project Leadership Workshop. STC Group. Ukraine, Kyiv. December 29, 1995.
Certificate of Excellence Microsoft Official Curriculum course. Productivity Point International. USA, New York. October 27, 1995.