Chairman of Naftogaz can now resolve personnel issues without the approval of the Supervisory Board

The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine has allowed the Chairman of the Management Board of Naftogaz of Ukraine NJSC to appoint and dismiss employees of the Company without the approval of the Supervisory Board. The corresponding decision is fixed in Order No. 1187-p dated September 29, 2021, on the government portal.

At the same time, the Cabinet of Ministers terminated the decision of the Supervisory Board of Naftogaz to cancel the powers delegated to the Management Board of Naftogaz, and the need to coordinate personnel issues with the Supervisory Board.

In addition, the Cabinet of Ministers gave the Board of Naftogaz for the period before the appointment of the Supervisory Board the authority to approve internal regulations, in particular on ensuring the activities of the internal control system, the appointment, and dismissal of the head of risk management, the head of compliance, the commissioner for the anti-corruption program and the financial controller, who regulate the activities of Naftogaz of Ukraine.

Recall that the Cabinet of Ministers chose and temporarily assigned the members of the Management Board of Naftogaz, including are Olena Boychenko (Director of Personnel Management and Social Policy), Roman Chumak (Head of the Treasury Department), Mavriky Kalugin, and Vladislav Volovyk (Advisers to the Chairman of the Management Board).

The powers of the members of the Management Board of Naftogaz Serhiy Pereloma (First Deputy Chairman of the Management Board and acting General Director of Ukrtransgaz) and Yaroslav Tekliuk (Director Of Legal Affairs) have been terminated. Even earlier, on September 20, the Supervisory Board of Naftogaz approved the resignation of the Board members Otto Waterlander (Chief Transformation Officer) and Peter Van Driel (Chief Financial Officer).

15:55 / 1 October 2021

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