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New airBaltic CEO Gauss starts working

Alla Petrova, BC, Riga, 01.11.2011.Print version
Today, the former head of Hungarian airline Malev, Martin Gauss begins to work as the new CEO and board chairman of the national airline airBaltic.

Martin Gauss.

airBaltic’s former president Bertolt Flick left the airline at the beginning of October after a lengthy strife between the airBaltic shareholders, writes LETA.


Gauss was confirmed as the most suited candidate for the position by the airline's council. The contract was signed for a 12 month period.


airBaltic council chairman Gints Kirsteins previously told reporters that the airline's new president was selected with the help of a professional personnel selection company. Various criteria were taken into account during the competition and Gauss turned out to be the best.


Gauss' main tasks will include reorganization of the airline and formation of transparent management. It is planned that the airline's new head will not be able to make decisions on his own; they will all have to be made by the airline's board.


Gauss' gross salary will be LVL 19,500 a month before tax.

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