President Petro Poroshenko has replaced the head of the Cherkasy regional state administration during a visit to Cherkasy.
He said Yuriy Tkachenko would assume another role while regional council head Oleksandr Velbovets would take his post.
Tkachenko has headed the Cherkasy regional state administration since March 2014.
Velbovets has headed the Cherkasy regional council since November 2015. He was elected to the council on the list of the Petro Poroshenko Bloc. In 2014-2015, he chaired the Lysyanka district state administration of Cherkasy Region. He was in charge of the Lysyanka village council from 2006 to 2010.