Minister of Economic Affairs and Infrastructure Kadri Simson has appointed new members to the supervisory boards of Estonian state-owned companies Elering, EVR Cargo and Elron.
Simson recalled Ando Leppiman and Thomas Auväärt from the supervisory board of transmission system operator Elering and appointed Timo Rajala, Tarmo Porgand and Toomas Põld as new members of the supervisory board.
Timo Tatar and Indrek Kasela will remain on the board.
The powers of Elering supervisory board members are to last for three years. Supervisory board members are to be paid €750 per month while the chairman of the board is to receive €1,500 per month.
Timo Tatar is head of the Energy Department at the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications, while Tarmo Porgand is deputy director of the State Assets Department at the Ministry of Finance. Indrek Kasela is the owner of multiple businesses.
Jõgi, Kadarik, Ermo appointed to EVR Cargo
Simson recalled Toomas Tõniste, Randel Länts and Andres Uusma from the supervisory board of state-owned rail cargo operator EVR Cargo and appointed Neeme Jõgi, Peeter Kadarik and Madis Ermo as new members of the supervisory board.
Simson defined the length of the powers of EVR Cargo supervisory board members to be three years and changed the company's statutes accordingly. Simson also authorized the pay of the chairman of the supervisory board to be €1,000 per month and supervisory board members to be €500 per month.
According to the proposal made by the nomination committee, Simson reappointed Ahti Kuningas as a member of the supervisory board.
Kuningas is deputy secretary general for transport at the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications and Kadarik serves as adviser to the Minister of Economic Affairs and Infrastructure.
Jõgi has previously headed Latvian dairy Rīgas Piensaimnieks. Ermo i a member of the management board of multiple companies and owner of logistics company Logistika Pluss OÜ.
Tõniste, Kuningas and Länts have been members of the supervisory board of EVR Cargo since October 2015. Uusma, director of the General Department at the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications, has been an alternate member of EVR Cargo's supervisory board since December 2016.
Allvee, Realo, Viks appointed to Elron supervisory board
Simson recalled Kalev Hark and Andres Arrak from the supervisory board of state-oowned passenger train operator AS Eesti Liinirongid, which operates under the Elron brand, and appointed Hindrek Allvee, Kai Realo and Kalle Viks as its new members.
Hark and Arrak, along with Siiri Odrats-Koni, have been members of the supervisory board since December 2016. Odrats-Koni, who heads the industrial company Henkel Baltics, will remain on the supervisory board.
Realo is the director general of Circle K Eesti AS and Viks works as an analyst in the State Assets Department of the Ministry of Finance, while Allvee is head of the Transportation and Traffic Division of the Road and Railways Department of the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communication.
The powers of the supervisory board members will last for three years. Supervisory board members will be paid €500 per month while the chairman of the board will receive €1,000 per month.
Editor: Aili Vahtla