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ARMZ Uranium Holding Co. announces management changes at JSC PIMCU and JSC VNIPIpromtechnologii
At a meeting held on 20 February 2013, the JSC PIMCU Board of Directors appointed Sergey Shurygin as the company’s new Director General. He will assume his new position on 26 February. Viktor Svyatetsky, who previously held this position, will move to the post of the JSC VNIPIpromtechnologii Director as of 27 February.
The key tactical objectives facing Sergey Shurygin are to enhance operational efficiency, continue improving occupational, industrial and environmental safety standards, and creating the optimal conditions for attracting and retaining the best professionals at the company. His major strategic priority is to implement the JSC PIMCU Mid-Term Development Programme, which was approved by the State Corporation Rosatom in 2012.
The main task of Viktor Svyatetsky as the JSC VNIPIpromtechnologii Director will be the establishment of an engineering centre that incorporates all of the design and development competencies of ARMZ Uranium Holding Co.
Viktor Svyatetsky took an active part in implementing the JSC PIMCU Anti-Crisis Programme in 2012, as well as in elaborating the company’s Mid-Term Development Programme. The tasks he will address at his new position are of comparable magnitude, noted Tigran Khachaturov, the Acting Director General of ARMZ Uranium Holding Co. “Sergey Shurygin’s entire professional career is related to JSC PIMCU. He has extensive expertise in the mining industry. He is very well aware of the specifics of JSC PIMCU operations and has the capacity to ensure efficient company development for the benefit of the entire Russian atomic industry.”
Brief Background Information
Sergey Shurygin was born on 20 October 1964 in Degtyarsk, Sverdlovsk Region. In 1987, he graduated the Sverdlovsk Mining Institute with a degree in Construction of Underground Facilities and Mines. That same year, he joined the Priargunsky Industrial Mining and Chemical Union as a mine foreman. Later he continued his career as an underground mine foreman at Shakhtostroy Site No.1. In 1990, he assumed the position of underground mine foreman and supervisor of the underground mining site at Shakhtostroymontazh, Shaft-Sinking Division of the Priargunsky Industrial Mining and Chemical Union. In 1999, he was appointed the Deputy Chief Engineer of JSC PIMCU Mine Construction Division, a position he held for 8 years. In 2007, he became the Deputy Director for major construction projects of the Uranium Mining and Ore Division of JSC PIMCU. In 2009, he was appointed the Deputy Operational Director for mining activity at JSC PIMCU, and in 2010 – the Chief Engineer of the Uranium Mining and Ore Division of JSC PIMCU. In 2011, he became the First Deputy Director General and Operational Director at JSC PIMCU. As of 26 February 2013, he is the Director General of JSC PIMCU. Sergey Shurygin has been honoured with the “Miner’s Glory” Badge of the 3rd, 2nd and 1st categories.
Viktor Svyatetsky was born on 19 June 1965. He graduated the Chita Polytechnic Institute with a degree in Technology and Complex Mechanization of Underground Mining Deposit Development. In 1987, he joined the Uranium Mining and Ore Division of the Priargunsky Industrial Mining and Chemical Union. In 2006, he was appointed the Operational Director of JSC PIMCU. In 2007, he became the Deputy Director General and Chief Engineer of JSC Atomredmetzoloto. In 2008, he was appointed Director General of JSC PIMCU. In 2010, he became the Executive Director of JSC PIMCU, and in 2011, the Director General. As of 27 February 2013, he is the Director of JSC VNIPIpromtechnologii. Viktor Svyatetsky has been honoured with the “Miner’s Glory” Badge, the “Miner of Russia” Golden Badge, and the “PIMCU Order of Merit” Medal.