Sergey Vladimirovich Velmozhkin was appointed to the position of OJSC «IL» General Director30 April 2015 Sergey Vladimirovich Velmozhkin was appointed to the position of General Director OJSC «IL», part of UAC. At the same time by resolution of the Board of Directors OJSC «IL» the authority of the former General Director OJSC «IL» Sergey Alekseevich Sergeev, was terminated.
Sergey Velmozhkin has graduated from Moscow Institute of National Economy named after G.V. Plekhanov. From 1983 to 2006 he worked in companies dealing with aircraft production, export\import of military equipment. Since 2006 he has taken positions of Deputy General Director, First Deputy General Director OJSC «IAC «Ilyushin», and from 2011 to 2014 was General Director OJSC «UAC – Transport Aircraft».
The main tasks of the new General Director will be further development of transport and other programs of UAC, performed by forces of Ilyushin Design Bureau, and fulfillment of State defense order.
«Ilyushin Aviation Complex» (OJSC «IL») is part of UAC. It performs works on engineering, modernization, testing, preparation and support of production of aircraft prototypes, continuing airworthiness of IL aircraft produced before.