Based in Dublin, Nikolay Popov is Associate Director in the EMEA Consumer Products & Healthcare team within S&P Global Ratings’ Corporate Ratings group. He has a primary coverage responsibility for a portfolio of agribusiness, consumer products, pharmaceutical and healthcare services companies across both investment and non-investment grade spectrum, and emerging and developed markets. Major names in Nikolay’s portfolio include Fresenius Group, Merck KGaA, Novo Nordisk, Kerry Group, Roquette Freres, Sudzucker AG, Pernod Ricard, Anadolu Efes, JDE Peet’s N.V., Coca-Cola HBC AG, Coca-Cola Icecek, Refresco and Valeo Foods.
Nikolay has been at S&P Global Ratings since mid-August 2015, and at the Corporate Ratings Group since August 2017. He joined the Consumer Goods & Healthcare team in August 2018 and relocated from London to the then newly established European headquarters of S&P Global Ratings in Dublin, Ireland.