The first meeting of the Board of Directors of Transaero Airlines was held on June 26th 2014. The members of the Board of Directors were elected at the annual general meeting of shareholders on June 21st 2014, the carrier’s press-service reports.
“At the meeting Alexander Pleshakov was elected Chairman of the Board of Directors of Transaero Airlines. Olga Pleshakova, CEO of Transaero Airlines, was elected Chairman of the Executive Board. The list of members of the Executive Board of Transaero Airlines was approved. The number of its members was increased from 10 to 12 ones. The decision was made in connection with the upcoming far-reaching work connected with putting into service new Airbus A380, Boeing B747-8I and Аirbus А321 aircraft; necessity of ensuring the highest level of flight safety; increasing role of advanced technologies and the introduction of a number of innovative IT-products”, - the airline noted.
The new Transaero Airlines’ Executive Board comprises the following members: Olga Pleshakova, Ervand Alaverdyan, Georgy Barinov, Sergei Gavrenkov, Pavel Goncharuk, Dmitry Erzakovich, Alexander Ignatov, Mikhail Korobovich, Alexander Krinichansky, Dmitry Lipinsky, Dmitry Stolyarov, Evgeny Temyakov.
Moreover, the Board of Directors approved the final structure of the deal for purchase of four Airbus A380-800 aircraft. The deal structure meets the interests of the manufacturers, suppliers of components and the financial companies, which are parts of VEB-leasing group. The tentative agreement on acquisition of the world’s largest passenger aircraft seating over 650 passengers was signed on October 28th 2011. The deals for purchase of three out of four Airbus A380-800 aircraft were structured earlier. The Board of Directors stressed the significant discount received by Transaero during negotiations.