Medvedev suggested Dvorkovich new job


Dmitry Medvedev and Arkady Dvorkovitch: Ilya Pitalev / RIA Novosti

Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev suggested that the acting Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich to head the SKOLKOVO Foundation. On Thursday, may 10, says family-owned Demyan Kudryavtsev, the newspaper “Vedomosti”, citing sources.

Since the inception of the Fund in 2010 and at the present time “SKOLKOVO” headed by the head of group “Renova” Victor Vekselberg. He is responsible for the organization’s relations with government agencies and identifies areas of development, and is co-Chairman of the Foundation Council, the newspaper notes.

A specific job which may take Dvorkovich, has not been discussed yet, said one of the interlocutors “Vedomosti”. The Fund’s Charter, the Chairman of its Board is elected for two years by the Board of this organization. The procedure for replacing the President in this document are not spelled out.

The change of the head of Fund “SKOLKOVO” might be required due to the fact that Vekselberg came under US sanctions. With the defendants in this list of Americans and U.S. companies not to do business.

Medvedev 7 may nominate for the posts of first Deputy Prime Minister and Deputy Prime Minister. The names of the Dvorkovich was not in the list.

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