Metalloinvest and Severstal exchange experience in improving efficiency of business processes
6 November 2019
Metalloinvest managers visited Severstal’s Cherepovets Steel Mill to exchange experience in the areas of industrial safety, repairs and maintenance of production equipment, digital transformation and improving the efficiency of business processes.
Metalloinvest’s delegation, headed by Andrey Varichev, CEO of Management Company Metalloinvest, included Andrey Ugarov, First Deputy CEO and COO, Ruslan Ilyasov, Deputy General Director for Organisational Development and Human Resources, Natalya Gryzanova, Investment Director, and Maria Kovalenko, Procurement Director, as well as Julia Mazanova, Social Policy and Corporate Communications Director, Anton Zakharov, Deputy Director of Economics, Sergey Shishkovets, Managing Director of OEMK, Evgeny Maslov, Managing Director of Ural Steel and other executives of the Company.
Metalloinvest representatives familiarised themselves with Cherepovets Steel Mill’s practices in the fields of labour protection and production automation, and discussed approaches to investment planning, a quality control system, and the challenges of improving corporate culture and social policy.
Metalloinvest and Severstal also exchanged experience in developing the Business System, introducing new technologies in production, organising repair services, servicing equipment, manufacturing spare parts and outsourcing technological processes.
Andrey Varichev, CEO of Management Company Metalloinvest, commented: “Metalloinvest and Severstal have a long history of mutually beneficial cooperation. In partnership, we help each other successfully develop and effectively implement leadership practices. We are grateful to our colleagues for the open dialogue on a wide range of important issues surrounding production activity. We are ready to share our own experience and we are looking forward to a visit from Severstal representatives at Metalloinvest enterprises Lebedinsky GOK and OEMK in the near future.”
Alexander Shevelev, CEO of Severstal, commented: “We are pleased to host the Metalloinvest delegation at our site and exchange experience with them on improving the efficiency of the production process at all stages. As practice shows, it is open dialogue and the exchange of best practices that helps strengthen business cooperation and learn from each other about the latest developments. This, of course, creates a solid foundation for ensuring greater stability not only for our industry leading companies, but also for all Russian steelmaking.”
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