Ruslan Furtas promoted to the position of Principal
January 15, 2021
Horizon Capital is pleased to announce that Ruslan Furtas was promoted to the position of Principal effective January 1, 2021.
Ruslan joined Horizon Capital as a Financial Analyst in March 2012 and was promoted to Investment Director in October 2013. Over the years, he has demonstrated the ability to proactively shape the value creation agenda, including on NBD and portfolio work, executing transactions and working alongside founders and management of portfolio companies to help build high-performing teams, financial function improvement, growth projects, operational improvements and turnarounds, as well as introducing strong corporate governance standards.
Before Horizon Capital, Ruslan worked as a consultant for Ernst & Young, predominantly in Ukraine, Russia, and Kazakhstan, where he focused on manufacturing and retail.
Ruslan is a Muskie Fellow and holds an MBA from New Mexico State University. He also holds a Master’s degree with distinction in International Business from Lviv Polytechnic National University. Ruslan is President and co-founder of Muskie Club Ukraine alumni association and co-founder of Professional Government Initiative, to promote professionals serving in government.