EVRAZ appoints Head of the Urals Division
EVRAZ announces the appointment of Denis Novozhenov to the position of Vice President, Head of the Urals Division.
Denis Novozhenov will be charged with general oversight of the Urals Division that includes EVRAZ Nizhny Tagil Metallurgical Plant and EVRAZ Kachkanarsky Ore Mining and Processing Enterprise. Denis will continue to develop the assets of EVRAZ in Sverdlovsk region in accordance with the company strategy. His task will be to enhance integration of the plants’ business processes, improve efficiency of the production chain. Denis Novozhenov will lead the rolling out of the EVRAZ Business System transformation projects in the Urals and continue the implementation of the main investment initiatives. Denis will work on the further development of the health and safety at the Division’s enterprises, the implementation of the modern technologies focused on the improvement of production facilities’ performance.
Denis Novozhenov has been with EVRAZ since 1996. Before 2018 Denis was the Head of the Ukraine Division. He started as an economist at EVRAZ NTMK, subsequently holding a number of managerial positions at Vysokogorsky GOK, Evrazruda and Yuzhkuzbassugol. In 2011 he was appointed General Director of the Steel Mill in Smolensk region. Denis graduated from the Urals State Technical University, majoring in engineering and economics. He holds an MBA degree from SYNERGY Institute of Economics and Finance.
Maksim Andriasov, who was previously the Head of the Urals Division, elected to leave the company.