Navrotsky, V.

Siemens Energy, FinspÄng, Sweden

Vladimir Navrotsky is Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of Industrial Application Service for Siemens Energy and a Senior Principal Key Expert in gas turbine design and aftermarket. He holds a PhD in mechanical engineering from Moscow Physical and Technical University. Dr. Navrotsky has more than 30 yr of professional experience in international organizations such as the Central Institute of Aviation Motors in Russia, ABB in Sweden, ALSTOM in Switzerland and Siemens. As an employee of Siemens for more than 20 yr, he has held several management positions and was appointed Gas Turbine Fleet Director and Global Service Technology and Innovation Manager (CTO) in 2007. In 2010, he was also promoted to Senior Principal Key Expert in addition to these responsibilities. In 2015, Dr. Navrotsky was awarded the honor of Siemens Top Innovator.

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