Russia’s leading pipe maker United Metallurgical Company OMK has announced the appointment of a new managing director of the OMK Trubodetal plant in Chelyabinsk. Since January 11, the company has been headed by Mr Kirill Kornilov, who has been working at the OMK’s Chelyabinsk plant for more than 12 years. Mr Alexander Vashchenko, who since May 2021 has combined the management of two OMK plants in Chelyabinsk and Belgorod will continue to manage the company's Belgorod enterprise OMK Energomash.Mr Kirill Kornilov was born on 3 December 1981. He graduated from the Chelyabinsk Agroengineering University (2005), where he qualified as a mechanical engineer, the Chelyabinsk Institute of Economics and Law named after M.V. Ladoshin (2016), receiving a master's degree in economics, and the University of Science and Technology MISIS (2018) under the MBA program "Management of Industrial Enterprise".He has been working at the OMK Chelyabinsk plant since 2010, starting as an adjuster of metal coating and painting equipment. Over the years, he held the positions of senior foreman of the site, head of the workshop, deputy director for production, the last year and a half he was the director of production.