Russian Head of General Staff Gerasimov hands award weapon to Syrian generalMilitary & Defense August 19, 9:10
German politician says Crimea should to be recognized as part of RussiaWorld August 19, 6:22
Russian Emergencies Ministry carries out over 430 humanitarian missions abroad since 1993Society & Culture August 19, 6:18
Olympic diving champion Zakharov to carry Russia’s flag at opening ceremony of UniversiadeSport August 19, 4:11
New defense attorney to be appointed in former Ukrainian president’s high treason caseWorld August 19, 4:04
Mayor says Izmir International Fair homage to memory of late Russian ambassadorWorld August 19, 3:59
Putin, Medvedev emphasize need to restore cultural facilities in CrimeaSociety & Culture August 19, 3:43
El Pais: all four suspects in Barcelona terror attack shot deadWorld August 19, 3:36
Foreign Ministry speaker Zakharova very passionate about her dollhouseRussian Politics & Diplomacy August 18, 23:01
MOSCOW, January 12 (Itar-Tass) — The agency failed to find specialists to replace all officials in the state companies.
The Federal State Property Management Agency cannot replace all officials with professional directors in state-run companies that President Dmitry Medvedev instructed to do.
“The state authorities do not proceed from the fact that each state company should get an independent director, but notes the need to attract highly qualified independent experts for the work in the management departments of the state companies; experts, which can make the work of a state company better, increase its investment attractiveness, and, consequently, its cost,” a source in the Federal State Property Management Agency said.
The state authorities have a controlling stake in 1,705 companies. The officials were replaced only in about 50% of companies, the Izvestia reported. The officials said with regret that the replacement of public servants for professional managers is a very labour-intensive process and it does not turn out quickly to convene a board of directors to replace its chairman.
“Still the Federal State Property Management Agency will receive bids from candidates for posts in the management of the state companies, professional directors will continue to be recruited in state companies,” the press service of the agency told the Izvestia daily.