Victor Novikov has been appointed managing
director of Kumertau Aviation Production Enterprise, part of
Novikov joins Kumertau from DBA Engineering, a
United Engine Corporation Company, where he held the position of
Russian Helicopters has set Kumertau's new
management several priority tasks including delivering a renewed
development impetus. Victor Novikov will continue reorganisation
work and efficiency-boosting measures underway at the enterprise.
He replaces Sergei Mikryukov, who headed Kumertau Aviation
Production Enterprise since 2008.
"I would like to thank
Sergei Mikryukov for the significant contribution he made to the
company's development," Russian Helicopters CEO Alexander Mikheev
said. "I am confident that Victor Novikov will bring great
professional and leadership experience to his new position, and
that he will ensure Kumertau Aviation Production Enterprise meets
the goals set under the Russian helicopter industry's broader
Victor Novikov was born in 1967. He
studied economics at the Bashkir State Agrarian University
(formerly the Bashkir Agricultural Institute), graduating in 1999.
In 2009 he completed a course in Innovation Management at the Ufa
State Aviation Technical University.
He spent much of his career
at the Ufa aggregate enterprise Gidravlika, a Russian company that specialises in the production of auxiliary power units for
military and civil aviation. It was at Gidravlika that, from 2001
to 2012, Novikov worked his way up from Reconstruction Bureau
chief to CEO. Since 2012 Novikov was deputy CEO at DBA
Engineering. Victor Novikov has been recognised for his services
to mechanical engineering with the following state awards: Honoured Mechanical Engineer of the Russian Federation, and
Honoured Mechanical Engineer of the Russian Republic of
"The production facility is
currently being modernised, new equipment and the latest
technologies are being actively incorporated, which will make it
possible to expand output while also facilitating close
cooperation with other Russian Helicopters companies," Victor Novikov, Managing Director at Kumertau Aviation Production
Enterprise, said. "I am confident that the enterprise's inherent
potential and proven record for teamwork will, in conjunction with
the wider efforts underway at Russian Helicopters, enable us to
achieve our goals."
Kumertau Aviation Production
Enterprise produces high-tech specialised helicopter technology and is one of the largest
industrial enterprises in Russia. Kumertau Aviation Production
Enterprise specialises in producing coaxial helicopters, and
produces all types of helicopter for the Russian Navy including
the Ka-27 and Ka-31, the Ka-32A11BC civilian multirole helicopter,
and the latest Ka-226 and Ka-226T helicopters.
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