Nikolai ZAPUSKALOV, PhD, EMBA

Experience

2010 - Present
Founder & CEO

Investment, Management, R&D, WorldWide

Investment EPCM Project DirectorPOSCO & EN+, S.Korea & Russia

Greenfield Steel Mill Construction, $200mln budget, 40%CAPEX saving 

Plant Director of KSP Steel, Kazahstan

Best Practice Implementation, 6’000 employees, $2mln OPEX saving

2009 - 2010
Director, benchmarking

Best industrial practice implementations, $76mln OPEX saving in USA, CIS steel Mills

2005 - 2010
Deputy Chief operating & technical officer

Creating Global Steel Leader by EBITDA, 33%

$2bln Investment Management, USA, EU, Russia

Turning M&A unprofitable assets profitable, USA, Italy, France

 Building of 5 corporate R&D centres, USA, Italy, France, Russia

2004 - 2005
Deputy director

Transfer best Japanese technology to Russia: Gas, Oils, Mining, Metallurgy, Energy

1993 - 2004
R&D Manager

Establish of Laboratory at BHP ISP&P

Development of steel strip casting technology 

About Me

 


I was born in Magnitogorsk – Russia’s metallurgy capital. I am a metallurgist in the third generation.

I studied metallurgy in different countries from famous metallurgists.

I worked & gained an excellent manufacturing experience in the best international Iron&Steel companies.

Education

2007-2008
1994
1989-1992
1980-1985

Abilities

Cross Cultural Leadership 100%
Goal Oriented 100%
Executive Management 100%
Metallurgical Expertise 100%
Public Relation 100%

Publications

Organised of 5 international manufacturing management conferences, Russia, USA, EU.

Author of 52 international publications & patents, in Japan, UK, Canada, Russia.

Expert in Steel Strip Casting Technology & New Steel Mini Mill Generation : Invited Review, Japan,  & Implementation, the USA