The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine appointed Oleh Urusky as the Vice Prime Minister - Minister for Strategic Branches of Ukraine's Industry. 250 MPs voted for draft decree, as 112 Ukraine TV channel reported.
The supporting documents state that Shmygal submitted the regulation about the appointment of Urusky on the proposal of the Servant of the People faction.
The original draft decree was submitted at the Parliament on July 10. However, on July 13, the government of Ukraine recalled a draft decree due to the technical mistake. On July 14, the government submitted the regulation to the parliament once again.
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 the 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 the Boeing Company.