The Verkhovna Rada registered a draft resolution on the appointment of the former head of the State Space Agency Oleh Urusky as Deputy Prime Minister for the Defense Industry complex. The corresponding resolution No. 3827 was introduced into the Parliament by the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine.
“To appoint Oleh Semenovych Urusky to the post of Vice Prime Minister for Strategic Industries of Ukraine,” the text of the resolution says.
Urusky held senior positions in enterprises and associations of the defense industry, air transport industry, and mechanical engineering. He led the units of the apparatus of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine, the secretariat of the Cabinet of Ministers. In 2015, he headed the State Space Agency of Ukraine; before that he was First Deputy Minister of Industrial Policy.
Since April, he leads the engineering company Progrestech-Ukraine, which provides engineering services, develops software for leading enterprises in high-tech sectors of the economy. The main partner and customer of Progresstech-Ukraine is Boeing company.