Helena Melnikov now leads BME
Helena Melnikov assumed her position as new CEO of the German federal association of materials management, purchasing and logistics (BME) on 6 September 2021. She had been CEO of the Waren-Verein of Hamburg's stock exchange and managing director of its affiliated trade associations since 2014.
Melnikov is a lawyer with a doctorate in commercial criminal law. She completed part of her legal training in Moscow.
Before 2014, Melnikov worked at the German federal association of wholesale, foreign trade and services (BGA) in Berlin, where she headed the agricultural policy and legal & competition departments. She speaks German, English and Russian. (cj)