NLMK Group, an international metallurgical company, announces the creation of the position of Vice President for Technology Development and the appointment of Irina Spitsberg to this position.
Irina will focus on the development and implementation of a long-term strategy for the development of new products and new technologies production. She will lead the company's international team of engineers and scientists in Russia and Europe.
“The company considers the development of technology as one of its main strategic directions. Irina Spitsberg's tasks will be to consolidate existing portfolios of research and development, identify long-term promising directions for the development of technology and manage them. I am confident that the expertise and experience of Irina and her team will help create a new quality of the product portfolio and strengthen the company's technological leadership in production processes, ”commented Grigory Fedorishin, President of NLMK Group.
Biography of Irina Spitsberg
Irina has over 20 years of experience in developing and promoting new technologies to the market. Prior to joining NLMK Group, she held the position of Vice President and Chief Technology Officer of AIM Aerospace, where she oversaw the development of unique solutions for the production of multilayer composite aviation materials. Irina has held senior positions at the Kennametal Corporation of Industrial Equipment and at GE Aviation, the world's leading supplier of jet and turboprop engines. Created her own consulting business, awarded by experts.
Irina's experience includes the development and promotion of new technologies to the market, successful innovation management and consulting on strategy, research and development. Irina has a degree in materials science, is an inventor and co-author of over 80 patents.
About NLMK Group
NLMK Group is a vertically integrated metallurgical company, Russia's largest and one of the most efficient steel producers in the world.
NLMK Group's steel products are used in various industries, from construction and mechanical engineering to power equipment and offshore wind turbines.
Production assets NLMK is located in Russia, Europe and the USA. The company's steel production capacity exceeds 17 million tonnes per year.
NLMK demonstrates high cost competitiveness among global manufacturers, and the company's profitability is one of the highest in the industry. The company has investment grade credit ratings from S&P, Moody's, Fitch and Expert RA.
NLMK's common shares, with free-float of 20.7%, are traded on the Moscow Stock Exchange (ticker “NLMK” ), global depository shares - on the London Stock Exchange (ticker "NLMK: LI"). The share capital of the Company is divided into 5,993,227,240 ordinary shares with a par value of 1 Russian ruble. More information about NLMK's share capital can be found here.
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