The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine has appointed a new Acting Minister of Energy after the appointment of Yuriy Vitrenko as the Chairman of the Board of the National Joint-Stock Company Naftogaz of Ukraine. The Ministry of Energy will be chaired by Yuriy Boyko. This was reported in the press service of the government.
"Deputy Minister of Energy Yuriy Boyko has been appointed as Acting Minister of Energy," the message says.
As was reported earlier, the Cabinet of Ministers dismissed Andriy Kobolev as CEO of NJSC Naftogaz of Ukraine, appointing Yuriy Vitrenko as the company's new chairman of the board.
"A decision was made to elect and appoint Yuriy Vitrenko the Chairman of the Board of the National Joint-Stock Company Naftogaz of Ukraine from April 29, 2021," the statement said.
This decision was made after Andriy Kobolev, independent members of Naftogaz's Supervisory Board and state representatives to the Supervisory Board were dismissed after the general meeting of Shareholders of Naftogaz Ukraine, which the government held today.
Yuriy Vitrenko used to be the executive director of Naftogaz, and from December 22 until recently he was an acting Minister of Energy of Ukraine.