Jurijs Adamovičs Founder and Chairman of the Management Board
Jurijs Adamovičs is an entrepreneur, investor, and internationally renowned bank restructuring and corporate turnaround professional with more than 20 years of experience.
Mr Adamovics assures, that poultry industry has a strong potential, as the consumption of egg and poultry protein in the world continues to grow faster than any other type of protein of animal origin, and the advantages of the Latvian poultry industry must be used to develop this market potential
Currently, Mr Adamovics holds Chairman positions of the Management and Supervisory Boards of several his portfolio companies, including non-executive chairmanship in Industra Bank AS. Mr Adamovics received Masters in Finance degree from prestigious London Business School and holds an Executive MBA and Bachelor`s degree in international Economic Relations from University of Latvia, where he also has completed a theoretical programme for PHD in Economics.
Hermanis Dovgijs Member of the Management Board, Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
Hermanis oversees operations of all Group subsidiaries. He has very extensive experience in company restructuring and systemic transformation processes and he is convinced that integration of sustainable solutions in production processes are one of the cornerstones of successful growth. In his opinion, the investment in the local community and environmental protection is at least as important as the investment in the expansion and modernization of the production plant. Before joining the APF team, Hermanis had a successful career in banking and asset management in Scandinavia, Eastern Europe and the CIS countries. He has obtained a master's degree in business administration at Daugavpils University.
Mihails Keziks Member of the Management Board, Chief Financial Officer
Mihails is an experienced manager in finance industry. Before joining the APF team, Mihails worked as a project director and portfolio manager in large financial institutions. From an economic perspective, Mihails sees the financial attractiveness of agriculture and poultry farming – eggs will be in demand as long as people eat them. However, additional value is growth opportunities given by this industry that occurs alongside the company's development by implementing continuous improvements in hen welfare solutions, introducing more elements of the circular economy, and thus allowing to discover more ways for efficient use of waste materials. Mihails holds a master's degree in finance and banking from SGH Warsaw School of Economics.
Diliara Adamovichs Head of Sustainable Development and Corporate Communications
One of Diliara's core values is a socially responsible approach to business, which she has also been implementing in her work at APF since 2021. Diliara has 20 years of work experience in developing and building corporate culture in specialized projects, including marketing in Eastern Europe. For more than 10 years she has been developing and implementing various charity projects, which are currently being implemented into APF as well. Diliara's broad work experience is complemented also by her higher education in the field of HR.
Zane Jansone Head of Administration
Before entering the poultry industry, Zane's field of work was related to trade and banking industries. She has been working in the field of administrative support in various capacities for more than 15 years. In Zane’s opinion, the food production sector is very dynamic and changing, which does not allow settling into routine and challenges to look for new approaches and solutions. She is very happy to have the opportunity to work with a persistent management team and to develop the direction of food production that offers such an extremely valuable and accessible product for consumers – eggs.
Olga Stepanova Head of R&D
At APF, Olga is responsible not only for the ideas, development and implementation of new products, but also for ensuring that every APF egg is produced under the best conditions. She believes that the egg is a very diverse product, and it is possible to prepare many other tasty products from it. The egg's potential has not been fully revealed. Olga has obtained a master's degree in the field of chemical technology, which is complemented by work experience at leading food, scientific and sports nutrition production companies.
Mārtiņš Dreimanis COO
Mārtiņš Dreimanis is a highly skilled and dedicated Chief Operational Officer at SIA Alūksnes Putnu Ferma. With a passion for optimizing production efficiency, they take pride in leading various improvement projects and ensuring the smooth operation of all production units. His expertise lies in effectively managing resources, providing valuable insights for process enhancements, and delivering high-quality results. He has a knack for strategic planning and coordination of human resources, fostering team motivation, and supporting the professional growth of their colleagues. Additionally, his keen eye to detail ensures that we deliver top-notch goods and services. Mārtiņš unwavering commitment and personal touch contribute greatly to the success of the company.