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Priit Rohumaa appointed new supervisory board head of Estonian Railways

BC, Tallinn, 19.08.2016.Print version
Estonian Minister of Economic Affairs and Infrastructure Kristen Michal on Friday appointed new members to supervisory boards of three state-owned companies and the former head of the Viru Keemia Grupp (VKG) oil shale company, Priit Rohumaa, was named as chairman of the supervisory board of the Estonian railway infrastructure company Eesti Raudtee (Estonian Railways) in place of the present chairman Raivo Vare, reports LETA/BNS.

Priit Rohumaa. Press photo.

Rohumaa is the former CEO of VKG and a post-graduate student at the Tallinn University of Technology, the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications said in a press release. Spokesman for the ministry Mihkel Loide confirmed that Vare is to leave the supervisory board.


According to Michal, under Rohumaa's leadership VKG's progress was impressive and the railway field also has some tough decisions to make in coming years."I thank Raivo Vare for heading the supervisory board of Estonian Railways. The times are not easy and solutions were sought to manage better, and the supervisory board plays an important role in that," the minister was quoted by spokespeople as saying.


Aivar Soerd was appointed a member of the supervisory board of postal company Eesti Post. Soerd is a former head of the Tax and Customs Board, finance minister, member of the parliament and has also been the head of several companies.


Indrek Kasela, CEO of the listed seller of refrigerated foodstuffs PRFoods, was appointed a member of the supervisory board of Estonian TSO Elering.


In addition, the authorities of Mart Noorma and Ando Leppiman as members of the supervisory board of the Estonian Accreditation Center were extended.

 






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