Nikolai Parfenov has been appointed the General Director of FSUP ”Izhevsky Mekhanichesky Zavod” by The Russian Conventional Armaments Agency (Decree №26k of December, 25, 2002).
Nikolai Parfenov has graduated with honors from the Penza Polytechnical Institute and, later, from the Internal Postgraduate Study of Izhevsk Mechanical Institute.
Nikolai Parfenov started his labor activity at FSUP ”Izhevsky Mekhanichesky Zavod” in 1981 and from the very beginning proved to be a competent and active expert and engineer, a hard-working employee. During 14 years of working as design office head and, later, chief designer, Nikolai Parfenov made his contribution to the development and production of sophisticated science-intensive missiles.
Due to his keen intelligence, erudition and non-standard way of thinking Nikolai Parfenov was appointed to the post of Deputy General Director for Economics in 1995 and since 1997 Nikolai Parfenov was in a reserve on the post of company’s General Director. Since 2000 Nikolai Parfenov worked as the Associate General Director for Financial and Economical Issues and Management.
Nikolai Parfenov has graduated from the National Economy Academy under Government of Russian Federation with a major in ”Master of business administration (MBA) - finances”.
Owing to an outstanding contribution to the company’s development, Nikolai Parfenov has been instated numerous titles of honor, the first of them - ”Honoured rationalizer of the association” was honored in 1990. Later he was awarded: ”Honored rationalizer of the Udmurt Republic”, ”The best rationalizer of the Main Office of armament industry”, ”Honored engineering worker”, ”Honored employee of the armament industry”. Besides, Nikolai Parfenov is a holder of four diplomas, eleven insignia, five medals, awards, the last one - ”Motherland Shield” the order of II degree was awarded in April 2004.
- Member of board of directors of Russian Union of Armourers;
- Vice-president of Russian association for manufacturers of power tools (RAMET);
- Full member of Academy for safety problems, defense, law and order, academician, professor;
- Delegate of State Council of the Udmurt Republic of III convocation;
- Member of standing committee for budget, finances and taxes in State Council of the Udmurt Republic;
- Honorary member of International club of economic safety.