Probability Of Sukhanov’s Choosing “Slavneft’s President Decreases 11:09, 07/05/2002, ÀÁÍ
Probability of choosing Russia’s representative Yuri Sukhanov President of Slavneft oil company does not seem unquestionable. It was a comment of a knowledgeable source in the government to ABN. The source has emphasized that recent appointment of one of the candidates for the position of “Slavneft” President Anatoliy Barankovsky (“Rosneft” representative) first vice-president of the company and reinforcement of the management of the company by representatives of Mezhprombank proves unpredictability of the result of imminent election. The source has also noted that yesterday meeting of Russian President and Rosneft head Sergei Bogdanchikov was not accidental, and the question of consolidation of the assets of this company.
At the same time press service of “Slavneft” are not ready to comment the possibility of choosing the new president on May 13, 2002. On April 19, 2002 board of directors of Slavneft has agreed to two candidatures for this position, vice president of Slavneft Yuri Sukhanov, proposed by representative of Russian Property Ministry, and vice president of Rosneft, Anatoliy Baranovsky, nominated by Belarusian Ministry of Economy.