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Marketing Monitoring Consulting, Brewery Sector Ukraine Navigator Consulting

Marketing & Loan Disbursement Monitoring, Brewery Sector Ukraine

Navigator Consulting monitored the implementation of a $ 60 million business plan, which included the disbursement of a $ 40 million loan provided by the European Bank of Reconstruction & Development (EBRD) to Ukraine’s largest brewery.

In 1999, the client had an annual turnover of $ 110 million and a brewing capacity of 50 million hectolitres. It was also the first company to be privatised in Ukraine, and between 1998-2003 was the largest private contributor to Kyiv’s tax authority.

Our responsibilities included:

  • The design and implementation of a comprehensive 360° marketing monitoring framework, including sales analysis, staffing, organizational structure and annual budget disbursement;

  • Review of external market share analysis from AC Nielsen and similar agencies;

  • Development of a distribution centre auditing programme in regional cities such as Zaporizhya, Dnepropetrovsk, Donetsk, Kharkhiv and Zhytomir;

  • Review of sales and distribution strategy, including corporate credit policies, distribution methods and financial aspects of sales;

  • Merchandising and retail analysis;

  • Customer and distributor surveys;

  • In-house competitive benchmarking;

  • Comparison of national sales and sales trends to international trends in Ukraine, Russia, Poland and Germany;

  • Business intelligence system development on the beer, low-alcoholic drinks, soft drinks and mineral water categories in Ukraine and Russia;

  • Assessment of staff HR and salesforce competencies.

European Bank for Reconstruction & Development (EBRD)

Date of Engagement:
October 1999 - September 2003

Countries of Operation:

Business Function:

Business Sector:

Industry & Manufacturing, Drinks & Beverages



60 Million US Dollars

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