Maxim Tevs has been appointed general director of NLMK Engineering, a leading design company working in the Russian steel sector. He succeeds Valery Khaybullin.

In his new role, Mr Tevs will focus on boosting the efficiency and quality of engineering activities, promoting the use of advanced design technologies, including building information modeling (BIM) – which involves the generation and management of digital representations of construction sites and processes – and developing NLMK’s engineering talent pool.

NLMK’s group vice president, investment projects, Konstantin Lagutin, thanked Mr Khaybullin for his ‘many years of successful service’, pointing out that he build a strong team and navigated the company to leading positions in the Russian steel sector. “Through his effort, NLMK Engineering is currently successfully mastering advanced design technologies and applying best global practices in project management,” he said.

“I am also convinced that Maxim Tevs’ experience and expertise will further support the company on its growth path and ensure the successful execution of its strategic plans,” he concluded.

Prior to joining NLMK Engineering, Maxim Tevs held executive positions at Severstal, LocoTech, and Roscosmos and has a track record of executing large-scale international projects.