10 Jan 2017

Alexander Mikheev assumes the position of CEO of Rosoboronexport

 

JSC Rosoboronexport (a unit of the Rostec State Corporation) informs the public and associates about the inauguration of its new CEO Alexander Mikheev.

On January 10, 2017, during a meeting held at Rostec offices, Rostec CEO Sergey Chemezov officially introduced Alexander Mikheev as the new CEO of JSC Rosoboronexport to the Rostec and JSC Rosoboronexport leadership.

Earlier, on December 26, 2016, Rostec State Corporation, the sole shareholder of JSC Rosoboronexport, passed a resolution to appoint Alexander Mikheev CEO of JSC Rosoboronexport.

Alexander A. Mikheev was born on November 18, 1961 in Moscow.

Education

- graduated in aeronautical engineering from the Moscow Institute of Civil Aviation Engineering in 1985;

- obtained a master’s degree from the Military Academy of the General Staff of the Russian Armed Forces in 2005;

- graduated from the Russian Government Financial Academy in 2006, with a degree in finance and credit. Holds a candidate degree in economics.

Career

- From 2001 to 2013, he served in various positions at JSC Rosoboronexport. Prior to his appointment to the position of Deputy CEO of Rosoboronexport (then a federal state unitary enterprise) in 2007, he was head of the company’s export department for special property and services for the Air Force;

- In September 2013, he was appointed CEO of JSC Russian Helicopters;

- In January 2017, he became CEO of JSC Rosoboronexport.

State decorations

Awarded the Order of Honor, the Medal for Services to the Fatherland (2nd class), the Order of Alexander Nevsky, the Duslyk (Friendship) Order of the Republic of Tatarstan.

Honored with a letter of commendation of the President of the Russian Federation.

Rosoboronexport is the only state-owned arms trade company in the Russian Federation authorized to export the full range of military and dual-purpose products, technologies and services. It is a subsidiary of the Rostec Corporation. Founded on 4 November, 2000, now Rosoboronexport is one of the leading world arms exporters to the international market. Its share in Russia's military exports exceeds 85 percent. Rosoboronexport cooperates with more than 700 enterprises and organizations in the Russian defence industrial complex. Russia maintains military technical cooperation with more than 70 countries around the world.