The board of directors of Sukhoi Civil Aircraft Company (SCAC, manufacturer of Sukhoi Superjet 100 regional aircraft) made the decision to change the company’s president, as it was expected.
Kamil Gainutdinov, former Boeing Commercial Airplanes executive replaced Ilya Tarasenko. Gainutdinov took office on September 7. He became the 6th person to be appointed to SCAC president (and third over the last 3,5 years).
Gainutdinov had worked for Boeing since 2005 as part of the company’s Moscow team responsible for sales and business development team management in former soviet republics, Middle East as well as government and industry entities. Later as part of Boeing headquarters team was in charge of managing the international sales and customer support ream, was also responsible for business and HR potential development and for service strategy shaping.
In 2002-2005 Gainutdinov worked for UTair airlines coordinating international sales and marketing of helicopter services, helicopter fleet development and corporate business planning. Before that since 1996 worked as Mi-8 helicopter pilot, Yak-40 and Yak-42 aircraft, later led several international projects, managed M&A projects, was responsible for business planning and marketing.
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