Former Philip Morris Manager Andrii Trostin has joined Eterna Law as Head of Government Relations.
According to Eterna Law, Trostin is experienced in government-relation strategies in regulated markets, participating in the development and implementation of legislation, and dialogue with government agencies, among other areas.
“A systematic approach to government relations creates transparent dialogue with state and local authorities, enables participation in drafting of new legislation, and secures favorable environment for business development,” commented Andrey Astapov, Managing Partner at Eterna Law. “We are looking forward to working with Andrii in his new role, as his deep engagement in the firm’s business will strengthen our position.”
Trostin spent the past 12 years at Philip Morris, first with Philip Morris Ukraine from 2009 to 2018, then with Philip Morris International from 2018 to 2019, and then again with Philip Morris Ukraine from 2020.
According to Eterna Law Partner Oleh Malskyy, “in his new role as the Head of Government Relations Practice, Andrii will focus on the development of effective comprehensive GR strategies; establishment of a transparent dialogue with state bodies; analysis, development, and maintenance of legislation; and provision of media coverage in business interests of clients."