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NIIK announces management change

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NIIK has announced the appointment of Igor Esin as General Director of the company.

Esin has been a Chairman of the Board of Directors of NIIK since 1998, is a co-owner of several other Russian companies, and is a member of the non-profit partnership ‘The Club of Leaders for the Promotion of Business Initiatives’.

?He studied at the Moscow Aviation Institute, and was awarded with the Honorary Diploma of the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation for his personal contribution to the development of the chemical industry and long-term conscientious work.

“Today's dynamic business climate creates an imperative to review existing processes and approaches and make radical changes when it's needed”, said Esin.

He also expressed his deep appreciation for Oleg Kostin’s contribution to NIIK's development: “Mr Kostin […] played an important role in the company’s growth and successful implementation of large-scale construction projects. Now the company is gathering speed, so it is necessary to keep taking steps towards further development focusing on continuous improvements and innovation, implementation of new technologies and new tools for the design and construction. We will continue our collaboration – Oleg Kostin will take up the position of Deputy General Director for Construction”.

Currently NIIK is engaged in the grass-root construction and revamps of mineral fertilizer production plants in Russia and abroad. NIIK was involved in the construction of the ammonia-urea-methanol complex in Mendeleevsk (Ammoni), two urea-ammonia plants in Cherepovets (Apatit), two urea plants in Veliky Novgorod (Acron) and Novomoskovsk (EuroChem).

It is currently participating in the project for construction of a urea plant at KuibyshevAzot, a methanol plant at Shchekinoazot, a methanol plant at Nizhnekamskneftekhim and an ammonia-urea-melamine complex at Metafrax (Gubakha).

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