Transas Group has announced today the appointment of Andrey Belentiev as the Group's Director of the Marine Business Unit.
Andrey Belentiev, former Managing Director of Transas (JSC), Russian marine business entity, is now in charge of the Transas marine business worldwide.
Centralized strategic governance, technology development and financial management will contribute to a better overall performance of the Transas Group and its marine business.
Ralf Lehnert, Managing Director, Transas Marine International continues running international part of the Transas marine business. Alexander Sokolov, who has been with Transas for more than 10 years, will succeed Andrey as a Managing Director, Transas (JSC) and will be in charge of Marine and Industrial business in Russia. Transas Technologies, managed by Vladimir Ponomarev, will remain the Transas Group's main technologies development centre for Marine division and adjacent industries. Ralf Lehnert, Alexander Sokolov and Vladimir Ponomarev will report directly to Andrey Belentiev.
Andrey Belentiev joined Transas more than 20 years ago, and has been with the company since its inception. A number of major maritime projects, both in Russia and worldwide were implemented under Andrey's supervision. During his five years as a Managing Director, Transas (JSC) has become one of the Russia's leading companies in the IT sphere.
This organization change is a part of the optimization of the Transas Group's corporate structure. Better coordination between various entities within Transas Group, more efficient use of shared technology resources and faster time-to-market of innovative products and solutions will provide additional opportunities for Transas customers, while preserving and enhancing the quality of established sales and support network that Transas customers are accustomed to.