Yulia Svyrydenko, the deputy head of Office of President of Ukraine entered the Nafotgaz-Ukraine company's supervisory board. The government's respective decision took effect on May 31, the Cabinet's official web portal reports.
The dignitary will be representing the Office's interest within the period of not more than one year.
Earlier, the Ukrainian Cabinet appointed temporary independent members of Nafotgaz's supervisory board. The current line-up consists of the same people who served in the previous composition of the supervisory board. However, on April 30, it became known that all of these board members immediately filed resignation letters.
Previously, Prime Minister Denys Shmygal claimed that the change of Naftogaz management took place in accordance with the effective legislation of Ukraine. “I would like to say that according to the law and in accordance with all legal procedures, the shake-up of the management of Naftogaz took place. Everyone saw the accounting; everyone saw that it was the decision of the Ukrainian government. Of course, the Ukrainian government made a decision according to the Ukrainian legislation,” Shmygal said.
On April 28, the Cabinet of Ministers officially reported the dismissal of Andriy Kobolev from the position of Naftogaz CEO. The government held a general meeting of the stockholders of Naftogaz. The report of the company’s work for 2020 was considered.
Since April 29, 2021, Naftogaz Ukraine is chaired by Yuriy Vitrenko.