Ukroboronprom state concern appointed Mykhailo Hvozdiov as an acting President and Chief Designer of the Antonov state enterprise (Kiev), reports UNIAN news agency.

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has assigned tasks to the new CEO of aircraft  manufacturing enterprise. "The Head of State gave tasks to the new director – acting President, Chief Designer Mykhailo Hvozdiov, and specified the tasks for the design bureau," the Interfax Ukraine news agency quotes the report of the President press service on the results of his visit to Antonov enterprise before the company's participation in the Le Bourget-2015 international air show.

Antonov has been part of Ukroboronprom state concern since April. Mykhailo Hvozdiov is the member of Verkhovna Rada since November of 2014 (The Petro Poroshenko Bloc "Solidarity"). Before the election, he was a chief of several dealer companies in automotive industry.

At the same time, the unified state registry of legal entities and private entrepreneurs stated that Antonov's Director General is Dmytro Kiva.