The Cabinet has appointed the head of “Ukrzaliznytsya” Wojciech Balczun

Кабмин назначил главой "Укрзализныци" Войцеха Балчуна

The Cabinet has appointed the head of “Ukrzaliznytsya” Wojciech Balczun. The corresponding decision was unanimously supported by all members of the government at the Cabinet meeting, which was broadcast channel “112 Ukraine”.

Note that Balcon addressed the members of the Cabinet in the Polish language, but promised to learn Ukrainian. His statement moved the Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman.

“The candidate for the position of head of “Ukrzaliznytsya” have Ukrainian roots on his mother that is definitely very important, for it is not just a matter of work, it is also a matter of honor. And a brief description of what today is a vision and the right management of the enterprise, this anti-corruption policy, which today, everyone needs a Ukrainian state enterprise. and a number of things such reformist steps that will serve and improve the quality of railway operations, rolling stock renewal, a sharp increase of incomes of the enterprise. and if we support it, as he said, he quickly mastered the Ukrainian language, and he speaks fluent English. I would like to support this candidate,” – said Groisman.

Кабмин назначил главой "Укрзализныци" Войцеха Балчуна

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It is noted that Balcon having experience in successful reform of the Polish railway company PKP Cargo and other areas, has repeatedly been ranked among the best managers in Poland. As Advisor to the Board, he shares his knowledge with several Polish companies.

In 2005-2007 Balcon headed the Supervisory Board of Corporation PKP S. A (Polish railway). From 2008 to 2013 was the head of the management Board of the company PKP Cargo, which at that time was undergoing a restructuring.

In April 2012 Wojciech Balczun was appointed Chairman of the Board of LOT Polish Airlines. In addition, he is the leader and guitarist of the rock band is the popular.

We will remind, the post of Director General of “Ukrzaliznytsya” claimed 8 foreigners.

On 30 March, the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine Alexander Zavgorodniy freed from the duties of the head of the Board of PJSC “Ukrzaliznytsia” and ceased his powers as a member of the Board. Zavgorodnyaya was appointed acting General Director of “Ukrzaliznytsya” 8 July 2015