RESULTS OF UKROBORONPROM INTERNAL INVESTIGATION: THE HEAD OF LVIV STATE AIRCRAFT REPAIR PLANT IS DISMISSED AND MATERIALS ARE TRANSFERRED TO LAW-ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES

The State Concern "Ukroboronprom" (UOP) management dismissed the head of the State Enterprise “Lviv State Aircraft Repair Plant” Oleksandr Kravchuk from his position. The corresponding decision was announced by Deputy Director General of the State Concern "UkrOboronProm" Volodymyr Kostrytskyy during the meeting with the leadership of Lviv enterprises-participants of the State Concern.

When exercising administrative functions, concearning the State Enterprise "Lviv State Aircraft Repair Plant”, numerous facts of violations and shortcomings in financial and economic activities of the enterprise were discovered, as well as systematic ignoring of the transparent procurement policy principles – introduced by the State Concern – by the head of the given enterprise.

For the violations discovered, the head of the enterprise was brought to disciplinary responsibility, and 2016-2017 materials on embezzlement by officials of the State Enterprise " Lviv State Aircraft Repair Plant" the during the purchase of inventory in interrelated commercial structures were transferred to the law enforcement agencies and are being investigated within the framework of criminal proceedings.

It should be noted that the dismissed head of the enterprise deliberately ignored UOP regulatory documents concearning arrangement of a complex of security system, transparent purchases at the trading electronic platform, following internal cooperation requirements – extending the range of orders for the UOP enterprises-participants – reducing the cost of products and services, increasing the efficiency of activities, etc. As a result of deliberate, demonstrative non-fulfillment by the head of the company of orders and instructions of the State Concern, the contract with the director of the State Enterprise " Lviv State Aircraft Repair Plant " was terminated.

"Systemic anti-corruption measures create conditions for attracting investments to the defense sector, contributing to strengthening business integrity," said Volodymyr Kostrytskyy.

At this meeting, UKROBORONPROM leadership once again stressed the need for strict compliance with the principles of transparent procurement, the inadmissibility of cooperation with firms, "     straw companies", fictitious firms or those that appeared in numerous criminal proceedings. The heads of UKROBORONPROM enterprises are warned about personal responsibility for the choice of suppliers and the procurement of overcharged components, compliance with the requirements of the laws and regulations of the State Concern regarding internal cooperation in economic activities.