Mr. Sergei Sozanovsky, a founding partner of Konnov & Sozanovsky, has been appointed Chairman of the Board of Ukrainian Independent TV-Corporation (UITVC), the broadcaster of INTER, Ukraine's pre-eminent television channel. The decision of INTER's Board took effect January 10, 2007.
Mr. Sozanovsky is a renowned expert in television law, mass media and telecommunication, civil law, real estate and tax law.
«Sergei Sozanovsky is a successful lawyer but he is also a prominent media businessman, and we here at Konnov & Sozanovsky made the right decision in allowing him to interrupt his legal practice in favour of strengthening his business skills», says Mr. Sergei Konnov, senior partner of Konnov & Sozanovsky.
«We have many talented lawyers in Ukraine but few leading media managers, and we wish Sergei Sozanovsky success in developing the television business and will welcome him back to the firm when his mission is accomplished», adds Mr. Ronald Marks, a partner of Konnov & Sozanovsky.
Prior to his new appointment, Sergei Sozanovsky was a non-executive member of the UITVC Board for many years, and Konnov & Sozanovsky served as external legal counsel of the station for more than ten years.