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.


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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