General Director of Power Machines PJSC Roman Philippov is leaving the company by mutual agreement of the parties. On July 20, 2017 Yuri Petrenya who earlier worked as Deputy General Director – General Design Engineer of Power Machines was appointed as General Director of Power Machines.
In this connection, Alexei Mordashov, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Power Machines PJSC stated: "Yuri Kirillovich Petrenya is one of the most highly qualified specialist and the most experienced managers in our industry who will be able to create necessary conditions for further efficient development of the company."
Yuri Kirillovich Petrenya has worked in the sphere of power engineering for many years.
He has been working in the Power Machines company since 2003. As Deputy General Director – General Design Engineer of Power Machines PJSC, he was in charge for the development and implementation of programs focused on creation of new generations of future power equipment for thermal, nuclear and hydraulic power industry. Earlier, he worked for a long time as General Director of the Joint-Stock Company "I.I. Polzunov Scientific and Development Association for Research and Design of Power Equipment" (Central Boiler and Turbine Institute - the leading research institution in the power engineering industry).
Yuri Petrenya is the head of the Department of Power and Electric Engineering of the Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University. He is an associate member of the Russian Academy of Sciences, a Doctor of Science (physical and mathematical), a professor. He has been awarded the Prize of the Government of the RF in the Sphere of Science and Engineering, A.N. Krylov Prize, Order of Honor, Medal "In Commemoration of the 300th Anniversary of Saint Petersburg".