UEC's geography


New head named for UECs Samara Company

Today Nikolai Yakushin took up his post as new Managing Director of Kuznetsov JSC, replacing Yury Eliseev.

The new head met his team during a General Director of the United Engine Corporation, Vladislav Masalov visit to the company, on Monday.

The contract with Nikolai Yakushin is valid for three years, said Masalov. Among the priorities for the new Managing Director will be building cooperation with United Engine Corporation companies, working on the cost of production, implementing planned programs for technical and technological retooling, and also fulfilling all production goals and contractual obligations that Kuznetsov has.

Nikolai Yakushin was born on May 4, 1956, in the Orekhovo-Zuevo District of the Moscow Region. In 1979 he graduated from the Dzerzhinsky Military Academy as an engineer-mechanic. In 1983 he graduated as an engineer-manager. Since 1995 he worked for the Federal Space Agency. From 1999 to 2008 he was on the Board of Directors at Kuznetsov (previously Motorstroitel). Since 2008 he has been Deputy General Director of the United Engine Corporation for space programs.

The new head of Kuznetsov, Nikolai Yakushin, said that the program for the companys development would be aimed at maximum improvements to the factorys economic figures, and at continuing positive trends.

Managing Company JSC United Engine Corporation is a wholly-owned subsidiary of OBORONPROM. More than 85 % of the leading companies specializing in development, mass production, and aftersales servicing of gas turbine technology are integrated into UEC, as well as key companies in other selected fields. One of UECs priority directions is implementing comprehensive programs for developing companies by implementing new technologies that meet international standards

OBORONPROM is a multi-faceted machine-building group of companies established in 2002. It is part of the Russian Technologies group of companies. Its primary activities include helicopter building (Russian Helicopters), engine-building (UEC), and other assets.

Rostech is a Russian corporation founded in 2007 to facilitate development, production, and export of high-tech industrial products for civil and military applications. Altogether, Russian Technologies encompasses 663 organizations. The corporation includes 17 holdings, 12 of which are in the military-industrial complex, and five of which are in civilian industry. The corporation works in 60 constituent entities of the Russian Federation and supplies products to more than 70 countries around the world. It employs over 900,000 people, or about 2 % of Russian labour force. Its 2011 net profit was 45.6 billion rubles, and it paid a total of 100 billion rubles in taxes at all levels.