Media reported about the upcoming change of the head of “Rosoboronexport”

About the imminent changes in the leadership of “Rosoboronexport”, through which over 80% of all arms exports, reports the newspaper “Kommersant”. According to the newspaper, the enterprise’s General Director Anatoly Isaikin may leave his post before the end of this year, plans to take the current head of “Russian Helicopters” Alexander Mikheev.

The newspaper reminds that the first information about the impending changes in the leadership of “Rosoboronexport” appeared in early may. Then it was noted that he will leave his post at the end of the five-year contract, that is, 1 July. Later, a source close to Rostec said that he indeed will leave the position of General Director of “Rosoboronexport”, but after 17 Dec. The head of Rostec Sergey Chemezov until that time had to decide about his successor.

Screening of candidates for this position completed, says “Kommersant”. The most likely candidate for the position of head of Rosoboroneksporta” newspaper calls the head of “Russian Helicopters” Alexander Mikheev. Two top managers of the enterprises of helicopter industry this information newspaper confirmed.

In addition Mikheev to the post of head of “Rosoboronexport” discusses several of the companies and structures close to it (for example, from the Federal service for military-technical cooperation-MTC), said the publication of a senior officer of the government. However, to enlist the support of Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin and Sergey Chemezov was head of the “Helicopters of Russia”, the newspaper said. A significant advantage was his experience in the “Rosoboronexport”. From 2001 to 2013 Mikheev was in the company of the Deputy head.

According to the publication, in a short time the presentation will be presented to the President of Russia Vladimir Putin.

In turn, he, according to sources of Kommersant in the sphere of arms exports, may become the adviser to the head of Rostec, where he will continue to supervise arms exports. The interlocutors referred to the immediate reason to care isaykina as head of Rosoboroneksporta” attainment of the limiting age.

Rosoboronexport and rostec declined to comment, the newspaper added.