United Shipbuilding Corporation elected Georgy Poltavchenko as Chairman of its Board of Directors
United Shipbuilding Corporation JSC says it elected Georgy Poltavchenko as Chairman of its Board of Directors at the meeting held on 25 December 2018.
Earlier, the USC BoD was headed by Denis Manturov, Ministry of Industry and Trade.
Georgy Poltavchenko was born in 1953 in Baku. Graduated from the Leningrad Aviation Instrument-Making Institute.
After graduation he worked at Leninets Research and Production Association and at a district Komsomol committee in Leningrad. His service in the KGB lasted from 1979 to 1994. Then he was a chief of St. Petersburg directorate, Federal Tax Police till 1999. In 1999–2000, he was appointed plenipotentiary representative of the Russian President to the Leningrad Region, then – to the Central Federal District. From 2011 – Governor of Saint-Petersburg.
United Shipbuilding Corporation (USC OJSC) is the largest shipbuilding company in Russia. It was set up in 2007 with 100% federal ownership. The holding comprises 40 companies and organizations (major shipbuilding and shiprepairing companies as well as leading design bureaus). Currently, USC consolidates the bulk of the domestic shipbuilding complex. The Russian market is the main focus of the state corporation though it also exports its products to 20 countries worldwide.