Sergey Titov was appointed as Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Company. Alexander Letyagin was endorsed as acting General Director of the Company.
On April 24, sessions of the Boards of Directors of Lenenergo, JSC and IDGC of the North-West, JSC took place in the course whereof an Agreement on Cooperation and Interaction between the Companies operating within adjacent territories was approved of. The Agreement is of long-term nature and is aimed at development and enhancement of efficiency of the electric power grid complex of Russian Grids, JSC in the North-Western Federal District.
The Agreement objective consists in consolidation of the Companiesí efforts aimed at enhancement of reliability of consumer electric power supply by way of implementation of the unified technical, economic and corporate policy of Russian Grids, JSC in the North-Western Federal District of the Russian Federation.
The Agreement stipulates enhancement of efficiency of the electric power grid complex management, reduction of expenditures, optimization of new consumers connection costs, enhancement of efficiency of the processes of procurement activities, logistics, material and technical support, usage and development of the Companiesí HR resources.†
†The plan of measures within the framework of the Agreement stipulates formation and upkeep of a unified emergency stock of materials for elimination of consequences of natural disasters and technological disturbances in operation of electric power grid complexes, elaboration and adoption of a benchmarking system that will enable significant enhancement of the current operational efficiency of Lenenergo, JSC and IDGC of the North-West, JSC.
The Agreement implementation will result in achieving a synergetic effect of enhancing the Companiesí operational efficiency in pursuance of the Olan of Measures for restriction of the end cost of commodities and services of infrastructural companies without detriment to their financial stability and investment attractiveness as approved by Chairman of the Government of the Russian Federation Dmitry Medvedev, No. 6732p-P9 dated 11.11.2013.
Within the framework of the session, the Board of Directors of IDGC of the North-West appointed Sergey Titov Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Company as well as First Deputy General Director of Lenenergo, JSC for interaction with IDGC of the North-West, JSC. By the Board decision and relying on Sergey Titovís application, the latterís authorities in the capacity of General Director of IDGC of the North-West were early terminated. Alexander Letyagin, who had previously occupied the position of First Deputy CEO of the Company, was endorsed by the Board as acting General Director of the Company.
Alexander Letyagin has vast experience in holding executive positions in the industry. From 2012 to February 2014, Alexander Letyagin worked as an advisor to General Director, Director of Vyborg Electric Power Grid branch of Lenenergo, JSC. Previously, he had occupied the position of Deputy General Director - Director of Orelenergo branch of IDGC of the Center.