Dmitry Vanev has been appointed Head of Rolled Pipes Production at Severstal Russianstal Division - General Director of Izhora Pipe Plant (ITZ, part of PJSC Severstal).
Artem Akinfiev, who previously held this position, will continue to work at Severstal ”as Head of Production Planning and Logistics Directorate. He will be responsible for planning the fulfillment of production orders within the Dowstream business.
“Dmitry Igorevich has the necessary managerial and professional competencies. He worked in various subdivisions of the Kolpino site of Severstal. His knowledge and experience, as well as the best practices of the entire rolling industry, will provide synergistic results in increasing production efficiency, reducing costs, expanding the product line and developing customer service. Dmitry Vanev is also faced with the task of modernizing the production of tubular products in order to improve the quality and increase the volume of products, "commented Nikolai Savenkov, Deputy General Director - Director of Rolling Production of the Severstal Russian Steel Division.
Strengthening the Directorate's team for production planning and logistics will allow us to focus more closely on the requests and requirements of our customers. Artem Borisovich has extensive experience in solving complex strategic problems of production planning and management of the company's production assets. These competencies will help Severstal become an even more reliable, flexible and stable partner for our customers, because providing excellent customer experience is a key priority of our company's strategy, - said Alexey Podkolzin, Director of Production Planning and Logistics.