Artem Polyakov has been appointed General Director of the Ukrainian industrial company INTERPIPE. He will take office on January 1, 2021. Fadi Hraibe, who has headed Interpipe since 2016, will chair the company's Board of Directors.
Under the leadership of Fadi Hraibe, INTERPIPE transformed its operating model, significantly strengthened its positions in export markets, entered new segments of production and sales of premium products. Interpipe also restructured its debt obligations, strengthening its financial position to the level of leaders in the Ukrainian corporate and industrial sectors.
Artem Polyakov has many years of experience in managing large industrial companies. In particular, he held the position of General Director of PJSC ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih, and was also vice president of the ArcelorMittal group. He also worked for Lafarge Group.
Mr. Polyakov holds an MBA from the International Institute for Management Development (IMD, Switzerland). In addition, he graduated from the Faculty of Computational Mathematics and Cybernetics of Moscow State University with a degree in Mathematics.
As reported, Fadi Hraybe took over as CEO of Interpipe on November 1, 2016. Prior to that, he served as Senior Vice President at Argo Investment, CEO of the shipbuilding company Nordic Yards (2015-2016) and worked for The Boston Consulting Group.
About the company:
Interpipe is a Ukrainian industrial company, manufacturer of seamless pipes and railway wheels. The company's products are supplied to more than 80 countries of the world through a network of sales offices located in key markets of the CIS, the Middle East, North America and Europe. In 2019, Interpipe sold 798 thousand tons of finished products, including 203 thousand tons of railway products. Railway products are sold under the KLW brand.