Schroeder headed the Board of Directors of «Rosneft»

September 29, ex-Chancellor of Germany Gerhard Schroeder was elected Chairman of the Board of Directors of «Rosneft». About it reports «Interfax».

The number of Board members increased from nine to 11. In addition to Schrader, its members included Minister of energy of Russia Alexander Novak.

After retiring from the post of Chancellor of Germany in 2005, Schroeder Chairman of the Supervisory Board, and the Committee of shareholders of company Nord Stream AG, which manages Russian gas pipeline «Nord stream». In 2016, he led the company Nord Stream 2 – operator construction of the third and fourth strings of the pipeline.

30 August Schroeder called Russia a «big neighbor» Germany, and said that the isolation of the Russian Federation in Germany unprofitable. Ex-Chancellor added that «the demonization of Russia will not benefit anyone,» and stated that it will uphold its intention to enter into the composition of the Board of Directors of «Rosneft».

On 2 September, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said that to piss her desire Schroeder to occupy an important position in the company, are in the sanctions list.

26 Sep candidate Schroeder approved by the government of the Russian Federation.

A Russian company subject to the sectoral sanctions the EU imposed on Russia in 2014 in connection with the annexation of Crimea.

Schroeder headed the Board of Directors of «Rosneft» 29.09.2017

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