Ukrainian politician, people’s Deputy of Ukraine of the VIII convocation, the member of fraction of party “Solidarity” – the Bloc of Petro Poroshenko, member of the Verkhovna Rada Committee on national security and defense
Arthur Gerasimov was born on 23 Aug 1972 in Reshetylivka, Poltava oblast.
Education is higher. Received in 1991 at the Kyiv national University. Taras Shevchenko (faculty of sociology and psychology), graduated in 1995, and in 1997 at postgraduate level.
According to rumors, Arthur Gerasimov studied at first in the Minsk military-political school (1989 – 1993) and then returned to Ukraine and received the second higher education in Kyiv. From military service in the army was a liberation (perhaps for some good reason, since 1991, the armed forces took almost anyone who has attained 18 years of age, despite the individual health problems).
While still in University. Shevchenko, Arthur Gerasimov became a co-founder of the sociological project “Ukrainian marketing group” (UMG), where he immediately received the place of Director (1994), and since 1997 has headed UMG, becoming its Director.
1997 – 1999 Director of the company “Ukrainian marketing group”.
1999 – General Director of the company “Ukrainian marketing group”.
27 Nov 2014 he was elected a people’s Deputy of Ukraine (V convocation).
May 30, 2016 appointed as the representative of the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko in the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine.
April 3, 2017, the faction “Block of Petro Poroshenko” in the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine has elected Arthur Gerasimov to the post of head of the faction.
Marital status – married. Wife Natalia Buhalova, Deputy Director of LLC “Ukrainian marketing group”. Famous people even more than he Gerasimov, since she often gives lectures and participates in various conferences, especially after her husband became the people’s Deputy. Gerasimov raising five children – daughters Catherine and Mary and sons Alexander, George and Daniel. Data on them are included in his e-Declaration.
Arthur Gerasimov in total declared for the year 2016 6.6 million UAH.
According to the data in the registry, the only income of the MP salary for the year it received 157 thousand UAH.
Bank accounts Gerasimov there, and the cash he has declared UAH 3.5 million, $85 thousand and 24 thousand euros.
According to the Declaration, in 2016 the main costs Gerasimov was the birth of 119 thousand UAH and training 330 thousand UAH. Real estate have no policy, but two apartments in Kiev area of 256,5 and 48 sqm and two garages have with his wife.
Gerasimov also owns Opel-Vectra 2003 issue and is in the Range Rover Sport, 2007, which Declaration is owned by a third party – Gerasimova Violetta. Wife’s car – BMW-X5 2011 model year.
Still Gerasimov declared two pairs of expensive watches – Breguet and IWC, two more pairs of expensive watches have with his wife, Breguet and Chopard.
Arthur Gerasimov says that his work in UMG brought him over a million hryvnia per year (plus the income of the spouse) that supposedly made him a wealthy man, so much so that, according to him, he is now living on her savings, and donates a parliamentary salary to the needs of refugees of Donbass.
The account “savings”, Arthur V. prevaricate. First, he remains the owner and Manager of UMG, because fictitiously issued a “permanent vacation” (and it is not unpaid). And secondly, UMG is not the only “candle factory” Gerasimova. In particular, he also owned by “COMCON Ukraine”, “COMCON Pharma Ukraine” and LLC “PHOT Ukraine” (a subsidiary of UMG). It is also known that Gerasimov was (and still remain) and other firms engaged in consulting and real estate, but he prefers to hide their presence. In addition, he has a “deal” as a lawmaker and head of the presidential faction and as one of “looking” presidential “family” of the Donbas.