On September 1, 2015 Yuri Sunyaev, who previously held the position of Deputy Director for Sales and Marketing of the Severstal Russian Steel division (Severstal PJSC), was appointed Deputy Director General - Sales Director of Power Machines OJSC.
Roman Filippov, Director General of Power Machines OJSC said in his comments on the appointment: "I am convinced that the professionalism of Yuri Sunyaev, his extensive experience in managing production, logistics and marketing processes of large industrial companies, as well as strong leadership qualities will give a new impetus to the development of sales in the company and improve standards and the quality of customer service."
Alexander Rantsev, holding the post of Deputy Director General - Sales Director till now, has moved to the position of Deputy Director General of Power Machines OJSC. At present Alexander Rantsev is to be in charge of the coordination of projects of the Rosatom State Corporation, management of existing integrated projects of Power Machines in Russia and abroad, in particular, projects for construction and commissioning of the second stage of Blagoveschenskaya TPP, Sipat TPP and Barh TPP in India.
The strategic goal of Power Machines is to strengthen its positions of the national leader in the industry and expand its presence in the global market of high-tech power equipment, including priority regions - South and South-East Asia and Latin America.
Yuri Igorevich Sunyaev was born on May 16, 1978 in Cherepovetz, Russia.
In 2001 he graduated from the Cherepovetz State University with a major in Technical Systems Management. In 2003 to 2006 he studied at the Business School of Northumbria University (Newcastle, UK) which he graduated from with an MBA degree. In the period from 2007 to 2014 he was trained in in-house programs of sales management and finance management improvement in Severstal PJSC, trained under the Production Division Management program at the Skolkovo business school.
In 2001 Yuri Sunyaev was hired by Severstal OJSC, where he rose from a specialist to a Sales Group Manager of Regional Distribution department in the Severstal Russian Steel division and directed projects including ones for sales development and production facilities retrofit.
From 2005 to 2006 he worked as Deputy Head of Sales Department of Izhora Pipe Mill CJSC (forming part of the Severstal Russian Steel division).
From 2006 to 2012 he held the position of Sales Group Manager in Regional Distribution department of the Severstal Russian Steel division, Severstal OJSC. In the period from 2010 to 2012 he additionally directed a project for creating customer-oriented organization in Severstal OJSC.
Since January 2012 - Deputy Director for Marketing and Sales of the Severstal Russian Steel division, Severstal PJSC.
Married with a son. Fond of team sports.