A regular meeting of General Director Dmitry Gudzhoyan with representatives of veterans was held in IDGC of Centre. It was also attended by Advisor to General Director, Chairman of the Trade Union Viktor Ablezgov, HR Director — Head of HR management and organizational design Alexander Lyaskin, Deputy Chief Engineer for electric grid facilities operations Evgeniy Turapin, Chief specialist of social relations Department, Secretary of Veterans’ Council Galina Lebedeva.
In the format of a dialogue and exchange of opinions the veterans had the opportunity to express their wishes to the Company regarding some joint activities and to discuss plans for Veterans’ Council in the coming year.
Dmitry Gudzhoyan noted that veterans of IDGC of Center are active people who are ready to share their unique work experience and wish to participate in the Company’s activities. And this experience, zest and desire to act is in great demand now.
A good example can be the anticipation of veterans in the inventive and innovative movement that is now widely deployed in IDGC of Center. Many innovative projects that are currently being implemented in the Company, veteran with operations background can act as consultants and experts. In 2011 the veterans have already taken an active part in shaping the regulatory framework of R&D and innovation projects of the Company. Members of Veterans’ Council in IDGC of Centre — Orelenergo division are actively cooperating with Orel Training Centre, speaking to an audience with lectures on operations. «Being well aware of the electric utilities operations, feeling it, using their years of experience, veterans, as well as other employees, can contribute to the technical development of the Company», — Chairman of Veterans’ Council of IDGC of Centre Vladimir Skrynnikov is convinced about it.
At the meeting it was decided to support the participation of veterans in the scientific rationalization of the Company and actively develop this area. It was also suggested to organize in the near future a scientific -practical conference with the participation of veterans, members of Youth Council and the Scientific and Technical Council.