By the decision of the board of directors, Pavel Pozdnyakov, who since November 2019 had held the position of first deputy general director of Peleng JSC, was elected general director of the joint stock company based on the results of the competition. From the 3rd of March he assumed his duties.
Minister of State Authority for Military Industry (SAMI) Roman Golovchenko introduced the newly elected general director to the management and heads of central office departments. Minister of SAMI noted his managerial skill, high professional and organisational skills, state approach to business. Roman Golovchenko also wished him success in his new position, implementation of the tasks set for the dynamic development of the organisation, ensuring the competitiveness of the company products, further development of inter-industry relations and scientific and production cooperation both domestically and with foreign partners, effective marketing strategy to create favourable conditions for staying in the market and development new ones.
Pavel Pozdnyakov came to Peleng JSC immediately after graduating from the Belarusian National Technical University in 2006. He was a design engineer, passed all qualification categories, became the first deputy general director of Peleng JSC. In 2013, Pavel Pozdnyakov received a master’s degree of the Belarusian State University.
On 2 March 2020, in accordance with the decision of the board of directors, general director of Peleng JSC Vladimir Pokryshkin left office by agreement of the parties.
Minister of SAMI thanked Vladimir Pokryshkin for longstanding fruitful work, high professionalism and great personal contribution to the dynamic development of the enterprise, the solution of the complex scientific, technical and production problems facing the personnel, which he led for more than twenty years. Under his direction, Peleng JSC has become a recognised leader among the CIS countries in creating optronic systems for Earth observation satellites, technical capabilities of which fully correspond to the best analogues of leading world companies. Vladimir Pokryshkin was awarded the State Prize of the Republic of Belarus in the field of technology for 2004 for the work ‘Multichannel optronic sighting systems for equipping of armoured vehicles’.
Vladimir Pokryshkin is Full Cavalier of the Order of the Homeland. For his achievements, professionalism and great personal contribution, he was awarded the medal ‘For Distinguished Labour’ (1984), Order of the Red Banner of Labour (1989), Certificate of Honour of the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Belarus (2009, 2019), and the Certificate of Honour of SAMI (2007, 2019), the medal ‘Space without Borders’ (2017).