Media: Ukraine's gas network operator Ukrtransgaz will be headed by Polish specialist

Paweł Józef Stańczak was appointed to the post of chairman of Ukraine's gas network operator, PJSC Ukrtransgaz, according to with reference to sources in the NJSC Naftogaz of Ukraine.

Stańczak, a Polish specialist was elected to the post of president of Ukrtransgaz as early as August 2017 with a reported one-year contract. A little later, it became known that the SBU would be delaying his appointment as head of the company.

"The SBU did not give a definitive answer about the admission of a Polish specialist, not a citizen of Ukraine, to the leadership of Ukrtransgaz, a strategic enterprise for the transportation and storage of gas, whose leaders have access to materials that concern the security of the state," the media writes.

Stańczak, elected as a result of competition, is set to start working after all the formalities have been settled.

  Ukrtransgaz, gas transport, Ukraine