Igor Pshenichny heads UEC sales

The United Engine Corporation (a subsidiary of Oboronprom, part of State Corporation Rostech) has announced changes in its management structure and a new appointment within the holding.

UEC has launched the position of deputy general director for sales. This post has been filled by Igor Pshenichny, who previously led the marketing and sales division at Russian Helicopters (part of Oboronprom).

Igor Pshenichny was born in 1959. In 1983 he graduated from the Kiev Polytechnic Institute specializing in machine building, and in 2002 rom the Institute of Business and Management at the Academy of the National Economy under the Russian Government, specializing in Economy and Finance.

In 2003 and 2004 Pshenichny was the president of the autonomous non-profit organization Russian-American Institute of the Problem of Regulating Natural Monopolies.

From 2004 to 2008 he worked as deputy general director, and then as general director, at Kamov (part of Oboronprom’s Russian Helicopters holding).

From 2008 to 2014 Pshenichny worked as deputy general director at Russian Helicopters for marketing and sales.

“Igor Pshenichny’s main task will be creating an efficient commercial structure for the company, as well as developing and strengthening long-term relationships with key UEC clients,” said UEC general director Vladislav Masalov. “The new appointment will allow the company to make use of Igor Pshenichny’s experience to achieve company goals set out in the holding’s new strategy.”

OAO United Engine Corporation is a subsidiary of OBORONPROM. UEC includes more than 85% of leading companies specializing in the development, mass production, and servicing of gas turbine technology, as well as key companies supplying parts to the industry. One of UEC’s priority areas of business is implementing a comprehensive program of development for companies, including the newest technology, meeting international standards

OAO UIC OBORONPROM is a multi-faceted engine-building group, founded in 2002. It is part of State Corporation Rostech. Its main areas of business are helicopter building (Russian Helicopters), engine building (UEC) and other assets.

State Corporation Rostech is a Russian corporation founded in 2007 to support the development, production, and export of high-tech industrial products for civilian and military applications. It includes 663 organizations, which presently include eight holding companies in the military-industrial complex and five in civilian industries. Rostech companies are spread across 60 subjects of the Russian Federation and deliver products to market in more than 70 countries. Rostech’s turnover in 2012 was 931 billion rubles, with clear profit of 38.5 billion rubles. It made tax contributions to all budgetary levels of more than 109 billion rubles.