24 Jan 2023 16:58

Ukrainian govt appoints Naftogaz's supervisory board - PM

MOSCOW. Jan 24 (Interfax) - The Ukrainian government has appointed the Supervisory Board of the Naftogaz of Ukraine national joint-stock company, Prime Minister Denis Shmygal said.

"At today's meeting, we approved six winners of the selection for the positions of Naftogaz Supervisory Board members: four independent members and two state representatives," Shmygal was quoted by Ukrainian media as saying in a social media post on Tuesday following the government meeting.

However, he did not disclose the names of the winners of the selection.

As reported, the appointment of the Naftogaz Supervisory Board by the end of January of this year is one of the five "beacons" of the International Monetary Fund Monitoring Program with the involvement of the Board of Directors, as well as one of the conditions for Ukraine to receive 18 billion euros in macro-financial assistance from the European Union in 2023.

The Ukrainian media reported their names with reference to the Uryad online official government channel on the social media. Anfinnsen Tor Martin, Ludo Van der Heyden, Anthony Marino, and Richard Hookway were appointed as independent members of the Naftogaz Supervisory Board.

Natalia Boyko and Rostislav Shurma became state representatives of the board.

Previously, Boyko and Ludo Van der Heyden were members of Naftogaz's Supervisory Board.