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Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich commented on the interim results of the work of “Mail of Russia”, but did not rule out the replacement of the head of the enterprise. The contract of the current head of Russian post, Dmitry Strashnov, ends in June
The decision on early termination of the contract of the head of “Mail of Russia” Dmitry Strashnov has not been made, said Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich, RBC.
“Dmitry Strashnov contract until the end of June this year, and we have not discussed plans for the premature termination of the contract,” — said Arkady Dvorkovich, RBC Russian investment forum in Sochi. According to the Vice Premier, experts of the Ministry of communications and policy Council at the Mail are now working on a medium term enterprise strategy and the law on postal communication. “At the end of this discussion a decision will be taken, including the management structure of the company”, — said Dvorkovich.
On the question of whether to extend the contract Strashnov, Dvorkovich said that “cannot exclude”. He said he is regarded as such an option and replacement option. At that, the Strashnov there are several candidates, selected from a list published in the media, but not all, said Arkady Dvorkovich.
In early February, “Kommersant” reported that the Ministry of communications began to look for a replacement for the head of “Mail of Russia”. According to sources RBC, the Ministry intended to terminate the contract with the head of “Mail of Russia” from-for scandal with the bonus of the Director. At the end of November 2016 General Prosecutor’s office demanded to initiate a criminal case against Strashnov in connection with the alleged misuse of powers. The reason for the requirement was the payment of the bonus to the head of “Mail of Russia” for 2014 to 95,4 million rbl. the Bonus was paid, due to the fact that the company achieved a net profit of $ 1.2 billion. However, the Prosecutor’s office considered that the net profit formed as a result of the payment of subsidies from the Federal budget of 5.4 billion rubles, a Source close to “Mail of Russia” in turn, insisted that these subsidies are paid for the provision of unprofitable services, and the accounting rules the net profit is calculated after the receipt of such payments.
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As possible successors Strashnov was the name of the Board member of state Corporation rostec Sergey Kulikov, member of the Board for strategic development of “Mail of Russia” Yevgeny Birger, Deputy Minister of communications Mikhail Evraev.
According to Dvorkovich, it is informed about the claims of law enforcement agencies, but the information that he has, “real-world violations were not”. “Management acted in accordance with departmental regulations of the Ministry of communications, did not deviate. I hope that our colleagues from law enforcement agencies will be able to understand this question”, — he concluded.
In General, according to Dvorkovich, the company has improved the results of their work. “It concerns the security of sending of mail and parcels. “Mail of Russia” to cope with the massive growth of e-Commerce, including the Chinese people’s Republic. Stopped cases accumulations of mail and parcels at the point of sorting claims became less. However, there are a huge number of problems to be solved: automation, introduction of new information systems, development of financial services and much more,” — said Dvorkovich.