Credit Agricole Bank acted as a partner of Atelier France Ukraine. It is annual meeting of the French business community, interested in doing business and investing in Ukraine.
Atelier was organized by Business France, a French Government agency.
This top-level meeting geathered together more than 50 companies and one hundred participants. It was attended by Ms Isabelle Dumont, Honorable Ambassadress of France in Ukraine, Vincent Pringault, Head of the Economic Department of the French Embassy in Ukraine, representatives of French companies in Ukraine and responsible representatives of Government of Ukraine: Oksana Markarova, First Deputy Minister of Finance, Governmental Commissioner for Investments and Daniel Bilak, Chief Investment Advisor to the Prime Minister of Ukraine and Director of Ukraine Investment Promotion Office, Vasile Tofan, Partner of Horizon Capital.
The participants of the meeting exchange information and experiences with French companies present in Ukraine meet in individual meeting experts from this market.
Jean-Paul Piotrowski, CEO of Credit Agricole Bank, participated in a round table discussion, devoted to business climate in Ukraine.
Among the discussed topics were:
- Macroeconomic situation of Ukraine
- Business testimonials
- The business climate in Ukraine
- Presentation of the Kharkiv city and the Kharkiv Business Delegation
- Opportunities for businesses
- Financing opportunities
Ukrainian delegation visited the start-up incubator of Credit Agricole Group Le Village
The next day, following the Atelier France Ukraine, CEO of Credit Agricole Ukraine Jean-Paul Piotrowski organized the visit to business incubator of Credit Agricole Group – Le Village - for Ukrainian delegation. The Village by CA is a value-creating ecosystem and a start-up incubator that supports projects with high potential. The first Village was created in Paris in 2014 followed by 6 others. The Village has relays in 25 major cities around the world (New York, London, Moscow, Shanghai, Seoul, Tokyo, Singapore ...) to help startups in their international development. Benefiting from a state-of-the-art environment and located in the heart of the regions, the startups of each Village by CA evolve in an ecosystem of open innovation alongside a multitude of private and public partners.
About Credit Agricole:
PJSC «Credit Agricole Bank» is a modern universal bank owned by the leading financial group in Europe – Credit Agricole Group (France). The Group is a major partner of the French economy and one of the largest banking groups in Europe. It is a leading retail bank in Europe, having the largest portfolio of assets under management, being first in the field of bank insurance and third - in project financing in Europe. Credit Agricole has been operating in the financial market of Ukraine since 1993 and renders the entire range of banking services to private individuals, including VIP clients, and business. The Bank pays special attention to cooperation with agricultural enterprises. Reliability and business reputation of Credit Agricole in Ukraine is confirmed by the highest possible FITCH ratings, leading positions in bank sustainability, bank deposit reliability and bank profitability rankings, as well as by 300 000 active private and 18 000 corporate customers, including international corporations, large Ukrainian companies and representatives of small and medium business.
Viktoriia Torianyk, Head of PR and corporate communications of Credit Agricole Bank.
Phone: +38 044 581 07 45, e-mail: Viktoriia.Torianyk@credit-agricole.ua