Sergey Sergeev former Director of Transport Aviation Programs Directorate of United Aircraft Corporation (2011-2014) was appointed CEO of Ilyushin Company (also known as Ilyushin Aviation Complex), the corporation’s press-service reports.
"The Board of Directors of Ilyushin Company made the decision to appoint Sergeev on September 1st 2014. Among the top-priority objectives of the company are: renewal of transport aircraft fleet operated by Russian Ministry of Defense and production of new competitive transport aircraft in all segments of the global market", - the press-service noted.
As the Director of Transport Aviation Programs Directorate of UAC Sergey Sergeev was responsible for launching mass production of Il-76MD-90A aircraft, development of light military-transport aircraft and other programs in the area of transport aviation, UAC added.
S.A. Sergeev graduated from Moscow Aviation Institute in 1981. He has worked in the aircraft industry for more than 30 years.