Hortus Investment Banking Ltd.
CEO & Chairman
Director and Chairman of the Board, responsible for the overall strategy of the Company. He has more than 20 years experience in CEO – level operating positions. 1982-1988 – Graduated with honors from Merchant Marine Academy in St. Petersburg. 2008-2009 – Strategic management and corporate valuation studies at “Baltic Management Institute”. 2011 – Executive education for Professional Board Members at “Baltic Institute of Corporate Governance”. 1993 founded and developed the group of companies “KRANTAS” – the international passenger and cargo logistic services provider. He was succesfully leading 230 employees with 40 mil EURO revenue. “Krantas group” was successfully sold to danish strategic investor “DFDS Seaways” in 2002. 2002 – 2005 the Chairman of investment management holding “In Favorem”. Since 2006 Valdemaras is CEO and Chairman of “Hortus Investment Banking” Valdemaras is moderating in-house seminars for leading Lithuanian companies (KLASCO, ICOR , Chamber of Commerce and others) and also making public reports on the finance strategy and business development (Baltic Management Institute, Lithuanian business daily “Verslo zinios”,Institute of Human Harmony). Valdemaras is acting as coach and personal advisor to board members and senior executives