COBOL will work at least another year
The Cabinet of Ministers will extend the contract with the Board of Naftogaz of Ukraine and its head Andrey KOBOLEV, reducing wages by 50% and eliminating bonuses.
Epic contract of the head of Naftogaz Andrey KOBOLEV has come to an end. Another year COBOL will remain at the head of the state company. But the government clearly outlined the criteria by which a decision will be made about the success of the Manager.
However, the PR on the contract KOBOLEV continues. The election show on this topic tried to arrange Oleg Lyashko.
A new contract
The contract with KOBOLEV and other Board members will be extended for one year until March 20, 2020.
Today we take the decision on whether to renew with the Board for a one-year contract with a monthly and a quarterly report on the achievement of objectives. If they are not achieved, it will be grounds for termination of the contract,” – said at a government meeting Prime Minister Vladimir Groisman.
The Prime Minister said that the Cabinet has agreed with the Supervisory Board of Naftogaz of three key terms on which the renewed contract with the Board.
Is the creation of a certified operator of the GTS as from 1 January 2020, the increase in natural gas production to 18 billion cubic meters and the lack of any management bonuses, rewards, as well as the reduction of wages in two times in comparison with the previous contract.
Initially, the Supervisory Board wanted to extend the contract with KOBOLEV three years with the current salary of 2.08 million hryvnia per month.
However, Groisman said that the government would not renew the contract with the Board of Naftogaz at the current wages, and on 6 March the Premier announced an open competition for the position.
On 11 March the Supervisory Board made a new proposal with a one-year contract KOBOLEV, which the Cabinet granted.
“The Supervisory Board has made proposals to sign a new contract on new terms, which are quite close to what I needed. This is probably one of the first adequate proposals received by the government from the Supervisory Board. It will speak to finalize decisions”, – said the Prime Minister.
The level of remuneration KOBOLEV, according to the new proposal of the Supervisory Board will be 50% of current monthly salary – that is a little more than 1 million hryvnia per month.
Payment of monthly and quarterly awards are canceled. However, it will provide for the payment of the award by results of work for a year at the end of the contract period in the amount that will be approved by the government in the financial plan of Naftogaz.
The rationale States that “the Supervisory Board it is essential to ensure continuity of management personnel of the company, especially over the next 12 months.”
There is no conflict
After the issue with the contract was settled, KOBOLEV said that he had no conflict with its Help, but only working differences.
According to the head of Naftogaz, he and the Prime Minister have different views on what should be the transfer of the gas transportation system of Ukraine is independent from the NAC to the operator, as well as what should be the price of gas for the population.
“Disagreements between management and shareholder is not news, in any country of the world. It is a working situation. I would, of course, wanted the shareholder has agreed with our position. What we can’t agree on the key issue – holding unbundling really prevents. This is one of the main points of our discussion with the shareholder,” – said Kobolyev.
Show name Lyashko
At the Cabinet meeting, which was announced the decision on prolongation of the contract with KOBOLEV, broke the people’s Deputy Oleg Lyashko.
“Please tell me why you extended the contract Korolevu? On what basis do you renew the contract thief Korolevu?”, began to cry Lyashko.
Another MP spoke about small pensions, and their other slogans in the campaign.
Groisman explained that the contract with KOBOLEV will conclude for the year on new terms, and escorted the presidential candidate of the government meeting.
“I, with all due respect to the opinions of deputies, offered a period of pre-election race to do the session of the government closed. So we could work and not use the work of the government for the podium of the campaign, as it happens,” – said the Minister of internal Affairs Arsen Avakov after the Cabinet meeting resumed.
Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman he suggested ironically, “If it existed, where I would go Lyashko? What does he actually do? With whom he can discuss more? “.
Groysman suggested to turn off the live broadcast, if the presidential candidates will try to use the session of the government for campaign purposes.
“If they come, will ask that behind closed doors. If you’re here on business, – will be closed to communicate with them,” he said.
“Everything we do in government regulations period… for example there is “Minute of glory”. And each candidate – here, I’ll be around, he will fire the entire government. And all. Then we’ll shake hands and to leave it at that,” said Groisman also.