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MOSCOW, March 18. /ITAR-TASS/. President Putin has appointed Vladislav Menshchikov Chief of the presidential department for special programs, the Kremlin press service said.
Vladislav Menshchikov graduated from the Leningrad Mechanics Institute specializing in Production of flying apparatuses department. In 1982-1983, Menshchikov worked as a research engineer at the Leningrad Mechanics Institute. Since 1983 until 1995, Menshchikov worked at security structures.
In 1995-1997, Menshchikov occupied the post of chief expert at the Head department of Central Bank of Russia for St. Petersburg. In 1997-2000, Menshchikov was adviser and First deputy chairman for the St. Petersburg regional department of the Russian Federal Securities Commission.
Since 2000 until 2003, Menshchikov was deputy director of the Russian Agency for State Reserves.
Since 2003, Vladislav Menshchikov was Director General of Almaz-Antey Concern, technology leader in development, production, marketing and support of air defense systems.
In February 2009, Vladislav Menshchikov was honored as one of Russia's best manager on the list of Russia's hundred best managing cadre reserve.