Rosatom' TVEL Fuel Company on 3 August said managers had been replaced at three enterprises. The new leaders will head the enterprises of the machine-building cluster of the Vladimir region - the Kovrov Mechanical Plant (KMZ), the Vladimir Tochmash and Mashinostroitelny Zavod (MSZ) in Elektrostal, Moscow Region.
Anatoly Gavrikov, who previously headed KMZ has been appointed General Director of Tochmash. Gavrikov has been working in the industry for over 15 years and has worked his way up from a leading process engineer of the design and technological department to head KMZ.
Roman Vladimirov, who previously held the position of Deputy General Director for Production at Tochmash, has become the new head of KMZ/ He has worked in the industry for over 20 years and began his career at Tochmash as a design engineer.
Dmitry Bagdatiev, who had headed Tochmash since 2017, was appointed General Director of MSZ. Under his direct supervision, a sectoral project was implemented to concentrate the production of KMZ and Tochmash at the industrial site in Kovrov. Igor Dar'in, who previously headed MSZ, will continue to work at the enterprise as Deputy General Director.
TVEL President Natalya Nikipelova, introducing the new managers, noted that they are facing large-scale tasks, in particular preparation an increase in the production of gas centrifuges at KMZ, further development and increase in the volume of special-purpose products at Tochmash, as well as the rebalancing of the production at MSZ "due to the increase in the volume of products”.