Winners of the Seventh A.A. Ugarov prize announced
The Alexey Alexeyevich Ugarov prize for 2018 has been awarded at OEMK (part of Metalloinvest) at an official ceremony.
The prize was awarded by the Government of the Belgorod region and Management Company Metalloinvest in memory of Alexey Alexeyevich Ugarov, former CEO of OEMK and honoured citizen of the Belgorod region, who made a significant contribution to the development of OEMK and to strengthening the socio-economic potential of the region. The honorary award is given to the best specialists in metals and mining, mechanical engineering and chemical production for achievements at work in the preceding year.
Evgeny Savchenko, Governor of the Belgorod Region, said: “I am very pleased to welcome you to the annual A.A. Ugarov award ceremony, the highest award for Belgorod industrialists. Ahead of Alexey Alexeyevich Ugarov’s birthday, we have gathered at Stary Oskol to pay tribute to the importance of this great and patriotic steelworker, the founder of our region’s steel work plant, and to celebrate those who are following in Ugarov’s footsteps. We are delighted to celebrate the fact that the industrial sector is successfully developing thanks to Belgorod’s people. On this special day, I wish all industrial workers in our region good health and the power to achieve new production pinnacles for the Belgorod region and Russia.”
Andrey Varichev, CEO of Management Company Metalloinvest, added: “OEMK is a diamond at the heart of Metalloinvest. It was created through our hard work. And you, the descendants of Alexey Alexeyevich Ugarov, are his worthy successors. People are our country’s main asset. Thank you, dear winners, for being there for us!”
In 2018, four people received prizes as part of the A.A. Ugarov award.
Sergey Solodyakin, Managing Director of KMAruda, was awarded the prize in the 'Personal Contribution' category by the Supervisory Council of the A.A. Ugarov Fund for Industrial Achievement.
Alexander Gorozhankin, flame torch operator for the spare part production department at OEMK, was awarded the 2018 A.A. Ugarov prize in the 'Industrial Employee of the Year' category. Yuriy Zhiboedov, Chief Specialist for mining work at Lebedinsky GOK’s technical department, and Dmitriy Sheverlov, Electric Hand Welder in the boilersmith’s works at Belenergomash Bzem, received the 2018 A.A. Ugarov award in the ‘Young Specialist’ category.
Andrey Ugarov, First Deputy CEO, COO of Management Company Metalloinvest, commented: “We would like to express our sincere thanks to Evgeny Savchenko and Alisher Usmanov for their support. Our task is to continue to progress and work with dedication. Then, both OEMK and the Belgorod region will be the strongest in Russia.”
Alevtina Chernikova, Rector of NUST MISiS, noted: “Today, we are honouring the best of the best, those who were able to achieve excellent results in their professional activities and are today changing our world for the better. It is a huge honour and a big responsibility to be associated with the name of this distinguished man. The NUST MISiS collective is proud of its outstanding graduates. Alexei Alexeyevich Ugarov’s life motto, “Work together, do not fear responsibility and move forward”, is our parting request for everyone to live their lives by.”back to news list