Deputy PM Sechin quits Rosneft board

Russian Deputy Prime Minister Igor Sechin on Monday announced his resignation as chairman of the board of the Rosneft oil company.

Alexander Nekipelov, vice president of the Russian Academy of Sciences, was elected as acting chairman.

President Dmitry Medvedev recently said he wanted government ministers and other state officials to give up their seats on the boards of state firms by July.

MOSCOW, April 11 (RIA Novosti)


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