Management
Andrey Boginsky
Director General

Mr Boginsky, ex-Russian Federation Deputy Minister for Industry and Trade was named Director General of Russian Helicopters in January 2017 and has been a member of the Board of Directors at Russian Helicopters since 30 June 2015.

Andrey Boginsky was appointed the Russian Federation's Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade on 5 February 2015. He has been Director of the Department for Aviation Industry at the Ministry of Industry and Trade since May 2012. From 2010 to 2012 he was Deputy General Director for Economics and Finance at the Zhukovsky Central Aerohydrodynamic Institute.

From 2006 to 2009, Mr Boginskiy was Vice President for Finance at AvtoVAZ. From 2004 to 2006, he served as Deputy Chairman of the Board at Russian Development Bank (renamed Otkritie in 2009), and from 1999 to 2004 was department head and regional director for the bank First Mutual Lending Company (Pervoe Obshchestvo Vzaimnogo Kredita). From 1995 to 1999 Mr Boginskiy worked in the Serpukhov branch of SBS-Agro in roles ranging from credit consultant and expert to chief accountant, department head, and director. From 1994 to 1995, Mr Boginsky was an economist with National Credit bank.

Andrey Boginsky was born in August 1974 in Bryansk. He worked as a labourer before enrolling in university. He received his BA in Financial Management from the Economics and Management Faculty at New Humanities University. In 2000 he graduated from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Diplomatic Academy, specialising in global economics. He has a PhD in Economics and has been awarded the title Honorary Aircraft Builder. 

Andrey Boginsky

Sergey Fomin
First Deputy Director General

Mr. Fomin was appointed the Executive Director of Russian Helicopters in March 2017. In May, 2017 he was appointed as First Deputy Director General.

Prior to the appointment, Mr. Fomin had served as First Deputy General Director of OOO Transport Components Holding since April 2016.  From November 2009 to April 2016, he had served as Deputy General Director for Strategic Development at ZAO Transmashholding.

From 2005 to 2009, Mr. Fomin had been working at OAO AvtoVAZ as Financial Director, Vice-President for Finances and Business, Senior Vice-President for Finances and Business, and Presidential Advisor.

Sergey Fomin was born on March 26, 1966 in Moscow. In 1987 he graduated from Yaroslavl Higher Military Finance School specializing in army finances. Mr. Fomin holds an MBA degree.

Sergey Fomin

Yuri Koritsky
Deputy Director General – Chief of Staff to the Director General

Mr. Koritsky has served as Chief of Staff to the Director General of Russian Helicopters since February 2017. In July 2017 he was appointed as Deputy Director General – Chief of Staff to the Director General.

Previously, Mr. Yuri Koritsky had served as Chief of Staff to the Minister of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation D. Manturov from July 2013.  In 2012 – 2013 Mr. Koritsky was the Head of the Department of Information Technology and Public Relations at the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation.  From 2008 to 2012 he served as Assistant to the First Deputy Chairman of the Government of the Russian Federation Viktor Zubkov. In 2007 - 2008 Mr. Koritsky was the press-secretary for the Chairman of the Government of the Russian Federation V. Zubkov.  In 2007, he worked as an assistant to the First Deputy Prime Minister Sergei Ivanov. From 2004 to 2007 Mr. Koritsky held various positions at the President of the Russian Federation’s Press and Information Office.  Since 1999, he had worked for the Consulate General of Russia in Trabzon (Turkey), the Russian Consulate in Antalya (Turkey), and the Third European Department of the Russian Foreign Ministry.

Mr. Koritsky was born January 18, 1977.  In 1999 he graduated from the Institute of Asian and African Studies at Lomonosov Moscow State University majoring in oriental history.  Mr. Koritsky is fluent in English and Turkish.

Mr. Koritsky has been awarded the medal of the order "For Merit to the Fatherland”, 1st class, a Diploma of the Government of the Russian Federation, and a "M.T. Kalashnikov - designer of small-arms" medal.  Mr. Koritsky is an Actual State Councillor of Russian Federation, 2nd Class.

Mr. Koritsky is married and has three children.

Yuri Koritsky

Vadim Ligai
Deputy Director General for Infrastructure Development

Mr Ligay was appointed Deputy Director General for Infrastructure Development of JSC "Russian Helicopters" on 6 February 2018.

From 2007 Vadim Ligay served as Director General of PJSC "Kazan Helicopters", part of Russian Helicopters Holding Company.

Mr Ligay joined PJSC "Kazan Helicopters" in 1976 as a design engineer, then he held various positions, such as a process engineer, head of production engineering office, deputy head of the workshop, head of the workshop. From 1998 Mr Ligay worked as Deputy Director General for Commercial Affairs of Kazan Helicopters, from June 2002 he was Deputy Director General for Commercial Affairs and Property Management, Commercial Director of PJSC “Kazan Helicopters”.

Vadim Ligay was born in Kyzylorda, Kazakhstan on 26 March 1953. In 1976 he graduated from the Moscow Ordzhonikidze Aviation Institute as a helicopter mechanical engineer.

Vadim Ligay was awarded with the following prizes:

- title “Honoured Mechanical Engineer of the Russian Federation”, 1998;

- title “Honoured Aircraft Engineer”, 2008;

- medal of the RF MoD “For Strengthening Military Cooperation”, 2009;

- Certificate of Merit from the Administrative Department of the President of the Russian Federation, 2013;

- Order of Honour, 2013;

- medal of the RF MoD "For Labour Valour”, 2015;

- memorial sign of FSMTC director, 2015;

- Gratitude of the Government of the Russian Federation, 2015.

In 2014 Vadim Ligay was elected Deputy of State Council of the Republic of Tatarstan in the Kopylovsky Region.

Member of the Board of Directors of PJSC “Kazan Helicopters".

Vadim Ligai

Sergey Zheltikov
Economy and Finance Director

Mr Zheltikov was appointed to the position of director for Economy and Finance, "Russian Helicopters" Holding Company in May, 2014.

Previously, he served as an advisor to the deputy Director General for Finance, "Russian Helicopters" Holding Company from October, 2013, and from 2006-2013 he occupied various positions at Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant, he worked as an adviser to the Director General for Finance, advisor to the Managing Director - Chair of the Financial Department and deputy Managing Director for Corporate Development and lean production.

Sergei Zheltikov was born on 31 October 1981 in Berdsk, Novosibirsk region.

In 2007 he received a master’s degree in economics, specialty “Economics”, from the Novosibirsk State University.

In 2009, he received an Executive MBA in “Management of reforming defense enterprises” from the Higher School of Economics.

In 2012, he obtained a director qualification (Dip IoD) of the British Institute of Directors (London).

In 2012, he received Kaizen Manager Certificate from Kaizen Institute (Russia).

In 2013, he was included in the rating of "Industrial Elite of Russia – Top 100 Industrial Managers” by business portal “Production Management”.

Sergey Zheltikov

Mikhail Korotkevich
Deputy Director General for science and technology policy and helicopter development

Mr. Korotkevich was appointed as Deputy Director General for science and technology policy and helicopter development of JSC "Russian Helicopters" on 26 June 2017.

Since February 2008 he served as Executive Director of JSC "Mil Moscow Helicopter Plant".

Since 2005 he served as deputy Director General for production management.

In 2002-2005 he was appointed as deputy Director General for production management, deputy general designer.

In 1999-2002 he worked as deputy general designer and carried out duties of the head of design bureau of JSC "Mil Moscow Helicopter Plant".

In November 1997 was appointed as the head of the program - deputy general designer for Mi-28N helicopter.

In September 1978 he joined the design bureau of "Mil Moscow Helicopter Plant".

Mr. Korotkevich was born on August 18, 1956, in Bryansk region, Trubchevsk district, Belaya Berezka settlement. In 1978 he graduated from Moscow Aviation Technology institute named after K.E. Tsiolkovsky with a specialization in mechanical engineering.

For high professionalism, achievements in development, mastering of serial production and operation of new aircraft, he was awarded second-class order "For Merit to the Fatherland”, the medal "In Commemoration of the 850th Anniversary of Moscow”, the distinction of merit "Honorary Worker of Mil Moscow Helicopter Plant", he is the winner of the RF Government Prize, honored aircraft industry worker, he holds the Order of Friendship, he is a Candidate of Economic Sciences.

Mikhail Korotkevich

Alexey Pakhomenko
Deputy Director General for Programs and Strategy

Mr. Pakhomenko was appointed Deputy Director General for Programs and Strategy at Russian Helicopters on October 19, 2017.

From 2014 to 2017, Mr. Pakhomenko held the position of Director General of Joint stock company “Special economic zone of industrial-production type “Togliatti”, within 2010-2014 he was the head of division of JSC “Special economic zones”. Within 2009-2010 Mr. Pakhomov held a number of executive positions in Samara region, one of them being the Chairman of Duma at Togliatti urban district. In August 2010 Mr. Pakhomenko was assigned a civil service rank of Full State Counsellor (grade 3) at Samara region.

From 2003 to 2009, he served at PJSC ''AVTOVAZ'' as Vice-president for Economics; within 1994-2003 – as Director of consulting center LLC “EKSO-Stavroprice”.

Alexey Pakhomenko was born on August 28, 1972 in Orenburg. He graduated from Togliatti higher military construction command academy in 1993 and from Inter-industry institute for career development at Bauman Moscow State technical University in 2000.

Alexey Pakhomenko

Nikolay Pavlenko
Deputy Director General, Chief Designer

Nikolay Serafimovich Pavlenko was born on September 14, 1952 in the city of Mineralnye Vody, Stavropol Krai. In 1976, he graduated with a helicopter engineering degree from Moscow Aviation Institute and started to work as a design engineer for the experimental design bureau at the Mil Moscow Helicopter Plant.

Mr. Pavlenko worked as Chief designer of the experimental design bureau since 1992. Later on, he held positions of crew supervisor, assistant department head, and department head of the experimental design bureau, deputy chief designer in charge of durability and blades, chief designer, and chief designer in charge of durability and blades.

In 2010, Nikolay Pavlenko was appointed deputy chief designer, in 2014 chief designer and first deputy CEO of the Mil Moscow Helicopter Plant. On August 24, 2016, Nikolay Pavlenko was appointed chief designer and deputy Director General of Russian Helicopters.

Nikolay Pavlenko is a specialist in the area of durability of helicopter rotors. He greatly contributed to the design, development and test flights of the Mi-26, Mi-28, Mi-34 and Mi-38 helicopters. He offered a new concept of the main rotor for a high-speed helicopter.

Mr. Pavlenko is a Candidate of Technical Sciences, has 18 printed scientific works and is the author of 16 inventions. In 1993-1995 he taught at Moscow Aviation Institute and was assistant professor of structural engineering and durability. He was awarded the “60th Anniversary of the Soviet Armed Forces” medal.

Nikolay Pavlenko

Igor Chechikov
Deputy Director General for Aftersales Service

From December 2014, Igor Chechikov has been Director for International Business Development and Aftersales Service in Military-Technical Cooperation. He has extensive experience in management positions in the defence industry.

From October 2013 Chechikov served as Deputy CEO for Foreign Trade Activity at Oboronprom. From 2012 to 2013 Chechikov was Deputy CEO for Marketing and Oversight over Foreign Trade Activity at Oboronprom. From 2011 to 2012 he served as Deputy CEO for cooperation with India at Oboronprom.

From 2009 to 2011, Chechikov was Deputy Head of the Marketing and Sales Department at United Engine Corporation. From 2006 to 2009 he was Department Head, Deputy CEO, and Executive Director at Astrasystems, prior to which he was Deputy Department Head at the Federal Service for Environmental and Nuclear Oversight. From 2004 to 2005 he served as Chief Specialist at Novye Regionalnie Samolety, and from 2000 to 2004 he was Leading Specialist, then Chief Specialist at the Russian Munitions Agency.

He is a member of the Board of Directors at NARP.

He graduated from the Military University, Russian Presidential Academy of Public Service, Financial Academy under the Russian Government, and the Kutafin Moscow State Law Academy. 

Igor Chechikov

Nikolay Gryaznov
Deputy Director General for Security

Mr. Gryaznov was appointed Deputy Director General for Security of Russian Helicopters on 5 November 2014.

Nikolay Gryaznov was born in 1955 in the Buryat Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic. In 1977 he graduated from National Research Irkutsk State Technical University majoring in aircraft mechanical engineering. Nikolay worked at Irkutsk Aviation Plant for five years and occupied various management positions.

Nikolay Gryaznov is a lieutenant general of the Federal Security Service of the Russian Federation. Since 1982 he has been serving with the state security bodies. He has the following awards: Order of Courage, Order "For Military Merit", Order "For Merit to the Fatherland" IV class with “swords”, Order of Alexander Nevsky, Order of Saint Righteous Grand Duke Dmitry Donskoy II class, more than 20 medals and badges. Mr. Gryaznov is the honorary citizen of the Republic of Kalmykia and city of Makhachkala (Russia’s Republic of Dagestan). 

Member of the Board of Directors at NARP.

Nikolay Gryaznov

Vladislav Savelyev
Deputy Director General for Military Helicopters Sales

Mr. Savelyev was appointed as deputy Directir General for sales at Russian Helicopters on 2 November 2016. Earlier he workes as Director for state deliveries and military-technical co-operationfrom 2 December 2013.

From 2001 to 2013 Vladislav Savelyev worked at Rosoboronexport, where before joining Russian Helicopters he served as Deputy Director of the Department of Helicopter Exports.

From 1975 to 2000 Vladislav Savelyev served in the Russian Armed Forces.

Vladislav Savelyev was born in 1957 in Shchelkovo, Moscow region. He graduated from the Alksnis Higher Military Aviation Engineering Academy in Riga in 1980 in aircraft and propulsion systems.

He has been awarded state honours. 

Vladislav Savelyev

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    Andrey Boginsky
    Director General
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    Sergey Fomin
    First Deputy Director General
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    Yuri Koritsky
    Deputy Director General – Chief of Staff to the Director General
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    Vadim Ligai
    Deputy Director General for Infrastructure Development
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    Sergey Zheltikov
    Economy and Finance Director
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    Mikhail Korotkevich
    Deputy Director General for science and technology policy and helicopter development
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    Alexey Pakhomenko
    Deputy Director General for Programs and Strategy
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    Nikolay Pavlenko
    Deputy Director General, Chief Designer
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    Igor Chechikov
    Deputy Director General for Aftersales Service
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    Nikolay Gryaznov
    Deputy Director General for Security
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    Vladislav Savelyev
    Deputy Director General for Military Helicopters Sales