Metalloinvest, a leading manufacturer and supplier of iron ore products and hot briquetted iron in the world market, one of the leading regional producers of high-quality steel, reports that the managing director of the Oskol Electrometallurgical Plant named after A.A. Ugarova Sergei Shishkovets is leaving his post for personal reasons.
Before the appointment of a new managing director, Alexey Kushnarev, director of the metallurgical division of Metalloinvest, will combine his duties.
“Sergei Ivanovich asked to let him go on a well-deserved rest, and we fulfilled his request. We are grateful to Sergei Ivanovich for his many years of work and contribution to the development of OEMK, ”said Nazim Efendiev, CEO of Metalloinvest. - Under his leadership, significant work has been done to develop production facilities. The technical re-equipment of the continuous casting machine No. 3 was completed and the hot-rolled steel heat treatment section was put into operation, which made it possible to strengthen Metalloinvest's position in the market of high-quality rolled steel. The Ball Rolling Mill was launched - an important project in terms of synergies for Metalloinvest's mining enterprises. We wish Sergey Ivanovich health, prosperity and further success. Alexey Vladislavovich Kushnarev is a very experienced leader and competent engineer, a representative of the galaxy of metallurgists who were brought up by Magnitka. Its task is to preserve the best that OEMK has and to find a new worthy head of the plant. This work will be carried out as usual. "
Sergey Shishkovets - Honored Metallurgist of the Russian Federation, who has devoted more than 40 years to metallurgy. Among the milestones of his biography is his work for more than 6 years as a production director at OEMK, managing director of Ural Steel, head of section rolling shop No. 2 at OEMK.
OEMK is the only full-cycle metallurgical enterprise in Russia that implements the technology of direct reduction of iron and smelting in electric furnaces, which make it possible to obtain steel practically free from harmful impurities and residual elements. In 2020, OEMK produced over 4.1 million tonnes of iron ore pellets, 3.2 million tonnes of direct reduced iron (DRI) and 3.5 million tonnes of steel.