UMPO head Aleksandr Artyukhov in the top 100 Russian industrialists

Ufa, May 18, 2012 Managing director of the Ufa Engine Industrial Association (UMPO) Aleksandr Artyukhov was included in the Russiaís Industrial Elite ó the 100 best industrial managersí ranking by the Production Management website. The main goal of the project is to determine the most successful managers in the industrial sector who have made a significant contribution to the development of their companies, their sector, and the countryís economy in the preceding year. The list is composed on the principle of Ďthe best choose the bestí. More than 500 authoritative managers from well-known companies acted as an expert panel.

Aleksandr Viktorovich Artyukhov was born on July 20, 1970. He graduated from the Ufa State Aviation University specializing in the economics, organization, and management of machine-building (1996), and from the Bashkiria Academy of State Service and Management, with a specialization in Financial Management (1998). He joined UMPO in 1991. In 2009 he was named a Worthy Machine Builder of the Republic of Bashkortostan. In August 2011 he was named head of the United Engine Corporationís Division of Military Aviation ó structures that work on the development of engines for the Russian military. In January 2012 he was selected as chairman of the Bashkortostan Regional Department of the Russian Engineering Union.

Ufa Engine Industrial Association (UMPO) is one of the largest producers of aviation engines in Russia. Its turnover in 2011 was 21,065 million rubles. Its primary areas of business are the production, service, and repair of turbo-jet aviation engines and gas turbine units, as well as production and repair of helicopter technology units. UMPO is part of the United Engine Corporation, a wholly-owned subsidiary of OBORONPROM handling engine-building assets.

United Industrial Corporation OBORONPROM is a multi-faceted machine-building group founded in 2002. It is part of the Russian Technologies group of companies. Its primary areas of business are helicopters (Russian Helicopters), engine-building (UEC), and other assets. The companyís takings in 2011 exceeded 229 billion rubles.