Meet our experienced team of experts helping our clients expand and onboard workforce globally
Since 2000, Nick Ganzha has been providing international companies and aspiring global businesses with a fully compliant and skilled global workforce. Nick pioneered Express Global Employment Solution to meet the global companies' growing demands for talented professionals in a rapid, cost-effective, and risk-free manner. Our Solution helps growing companies to get an expedited, ‘express’ global footprint through compliant on-boarding of international talent all over the world - in 190 countries - without the need to register their own companies overseas. More about Nick’s career and Acumen International’s story in his message.
Natali Oprya manages the performance of Acumen’s individual divisions collectively to best meet and exceed our clients' expectations, helping them to expand globally, attract and retain top global talent, and provide local client support internationally. Natali was promoted to Managing Director effective February 1, 2021.
Previously, over her 5 years with Acumen, Natali has headed up our marketing and media team and overseen the strategy for marketing global EOR/PEO services to US, UK and European companies. She has incorporated the best innovative practices to elaborate and implement a sustainable marketing system at the organization to help our clients compliantly employ global talent in 190 countries, without the expense of company formation.
Natali holds a master's degree in foreign languages, along with an MBA degree with an emphasis on marketing, and has extensive experience in B2C and B2B marketing.
Natali’s favorite motivational quote is: “I don't stop when I get tired, I stop when I complete my work.”
Hanif is a successful banker with 35 years of banking experience in different countries. He spent 22 years with Citibank where he managed Operations, Technology, Network and Customer Service. After Citibank, Hanif worked in an Italian Ukrainian Bank and a Ukrainian Bank. A strategically minded, results orientated professional with extensive experience in Operations and Technology (Corporate and Retail). Hanif has a proven track record of successfully implementing Core Banking Systems, DWH, ERP, SAP for HR, Contact Center for Retail. He has lived in Pakistan, Russia, Poland and Ukraine and has travelled extensively in Europe, US & Middle East for business. After leaving banking in 2016, Hanif has taken up the role of a Financial/Sales consultant and has helped different organizations to grow their businesses. Hanif has joined Acumen at the end of 2020 and committed to specifically help increase the sales volume of our services and products, implementing the best practices in relevant directions. Hanif has developed extensive contacts during his career and this will help to get the new business for Acumen across the globe.
Hanif's favorite motivational quote:
“If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door.” Milton Berle
Paul’s academic background in Engineering and Business Management, combined with his extensive experience working with global clients in the EOR/PEO Outsourcing industry, has equipped him with the ideal credentials to head up our Global Sales and Business Development department. A father of two children, Paul enjoys sports and physical activity, especially when his children are participating.
Paul’s favorite quote: “Just believe in yourself. Even if you don’t, pretend that you do, and at some point, you will.”
Maria brings her strong academic background in finance from Montreal’s Concordia University and her MBA from the University of Cyprus to Acumen’s global team of international employment experts. Prior to joining our team, Maria gained invaluable experience in business development and remote team management. Her knowledge and experience are great assets that showcase Acumen’s dedication to providing the best possible service and solutions to our international business clients.
Maria’s words to live by: “When nothing is certain, everything is possible.”
Iryna is an experienced media professional with an extensive background in television and corporate video production, video marketing and promotion, and PR and media. She holds a Master's degree in foreign languages and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Television and Film Production.
Iryna leads our media team and is responsible for developing and implementing marketing and media strategies to promote Acumen International on a global scale. She markets global EOR/PEO services in Acumen’s 190 countries of coverage, to help our clients meet their global business needs.
Iryna’s Expertise includes: - Video Production, Directing, Cinematography - Content Creation, Ideation, Editing, Copyrighting, Scriptwriting - SMM, Digital Identity Extraction, Message Development - PR, Media relations
Iryna’s favorite motivational quotes: 'You can lead a horse to water but you can't make it drink.' ‘It's better to regret what you have done than to regret doing nothing’
Maria Adamenko helps to support Acumen International’s global clients as Visual Production and Content Distribution Manager. Her diverse background as a Customer Service Manager for Turkish Airlines, a Technical Translator and a Personal Trainer helped Maria hone her people skills before joining Acumen as an Administrative Manager. More recently, Maria joined Acumen’s Media Department as Visual Production and Content Distribution Manager.
Maria holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics.
When she is not busy helping Acumen’s global clients, Maria enjoys traveling, cooking, reading and spending time with interesting people.
Maria’s favorite quote comes from Goethe: “Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Wishing is not enough, we must do.”
As Senior Sales Manager for Acumen International, Irina Dontsova keeps us all on our toes with her drive and determination. With a Master’s degree in foreign languages, Irina is well suited to work with our clients in the international community.
Prior to putting down roots at Acumen, Irina worked in business development, supporting clients from global technology, financial services, biotech, manufacturing, NPO, government services, and other industries expanding globally.
Dmitriy Koshkin joined the Acumen International team after several years of working in Saudi Arabia and Ghana, in the business and mining sectors. Dmitry’s experience and knowledge of the English and Arabic languages, coupled with his Master’s degree, make him a valuable asset to Acumen.
When he is not helping our international clients achieve their global business goals, Dmitry loves to surf, shoot and spend time with friends.
Kseniia Kriuchatova knows how important it is for Acumen International’s global business clients to build a strong global brand. With a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing and several years of experience in project, brand and event management. Kseniia is well suited to serve as Account Manager to Acumen’s global business entrepreneurs.
Kseniia’s favorite quote comes from the Red Queen in Lewis Carroll’s “Alice in Wonderland”:
“It takes all the running you can do, to keep in the same place. If you want to get somewhere else, you must run at least twice as fast as that!”
Olga Tarakhtiienko brings financial savvy to Acumen International with a Master’s degree in Finance and Economics. Prior to joining the Acumen team, Olga gained valuable business experience in the insurance and equipment production industries. Olga’s love of visiting new places and meeting new people makes her a great fit as Account Manager for Acumen’s global business clients.
Natalia Denysova began working for Acumen International as an Office Manager, and eventually became an Account Manger. Today, Natalia makes a vital contribution to the Acumen team as Administrative Director and Finance Manager. She attributes her growth and advancement in the company to being hard-working, dedicated and responsible.
Nataliya’s advanced degree in finance placed her in the financial services industry as a manager prior to finding her way to Acumen International. Her outstanding people skills and management experience have proven to be invaluable assets to the Acumen team. As a life-long learner in constant pursuit of personal development, Nataliya enjoys helping people to grow professionally and to realize their potential. Her dedication to our employees’ growth makes her the ideal person to head up our Human Resources department. Nataliya is the proud mother of a teenage daughter.
Nataliya’s favorite quote comes from billionaire investor Ray Dalio, Principles: “Imagine that to have a great life, you have to cross a dangerous jungle. You can stay safe where you are and have an ordinary life, or you can risk crossing the jungle to have a terrific life. How would you approach that choice? Take a moment to think about it because it is the sort of choice that, in one form or another, we all have to make.”
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