Mikhail Pogosyan

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Mikhail Aslanovich Pogosyan
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Mikhail Pogosyan
Born (1956-04-18) April 18, 1956 (age 58)
Moscow, Soviet Union
Nationality Armenia Armenian
Alma mater Moscow Aviation Institute
Organization United Aircraft Corporation (UAC)

Mikhail Aslanovich Pogosyan (Russian: Михаил Асланович Погосян, April 18, 1956, Moscow) is general director of the United Aircraft Corporation. He is a Russian national of Armenian descent.

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In 1979 he graduated with honors from the aircraft manufacturer faculty of the Moscow Aviation Institute and started his career at the engineering plant named after P.O. Sukhoi (now - JSC `Sukhoy Design Bureau`) where he works up until today. He started as a designer engineer and then held the posts of the First Deputy Chief Designer (1992-1998), Chairman of Directors Board of the Design Bureau (1995-1999) and, eventually, General Director of the `Sukhoi Design Bureau` (starting from May 1999).

He is the author of 11 patents and inventions, 14 scientific papers, a Laureate of the State RF Prize in 1997 and Laureate of the Russian Government Prize in 1998, Doctor of Science, is a Corresponding Member of the Russian Academy of Sciences and is a Member of the Entrepreneurial Council at the Russian Government.

On 31 January 2011, he was appointed general director of United Aircraft Corporation (UAC).[1]

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