Since January 1, 2021, Alexey Efremov has been appointed CEO of the Scientific and Technical Center “Mehanotronika”. In this position, he replaced Nikolai Ladygin, who took the position of Vice President for Projects Through Partners and Digital Buildings at Schneider Electric in Russia and the CIS.
The excellent results of the Scientific and Technical Center “Mehanotronica” and the growth of turnover by 15% in 2020 demonstrated the company's ability to quickly cope with difficult situations and develop business in difficult conditions, and the chosen work strategy has shown its effectiveness. With the arrival of Alexei Efremov, STC "Mekhanotronica" will continue to implement the chosen strategy, which is aimed at increasing the company's profitability.
Priority areas of development will remain the renewal of the existing product offer for the main sales markets of the Scientific and Technical Center “Mehanotronica” in accordance with the changing requirements, as well as the development of fundamentally new products and solutions to promote them in non-traditional segments for the company. The tasks set will undoubtedly entail the need to modernize production facilities and introduce new processes in the development and production of products.
Alexey Efremov has a higher education with a degree in Electronic Engineering, which will help to better understand the business of the Scientific and Technical Center “Mehanotronica” and continue its development. Previously, Alexey went through a long career at Schneider Electric, where for the last three years he has been actively involved in the development of sales and product offerings for customers in the Metallurgy and Mining Industry segment. Alexey's experience, marketing school and commercial skills in such a critical industry as Metallurgy and Mining will undoubtedly help to successfully cope with the new role and continue to take the Scientific and Technical Center “Mehanotronika” to a new level. years has been an innovative developer and reliable supplier of smart devices to the Russian and CIS markets. The enterprise was the first in Russia to develop microprocessor-based relay protection devices and set up their serial production. The harmonious combination of many years of experience and new promising developments carried out at the enterprise allows LLC STC Mehanotronica to offer customers a wide range of high-quality technical solutions and services for relay protection and automation for power facilities with voltage class from 0.4 to 220 kV.