– Entry of ex-German Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder as an independent member of the Board of Directors of “Rosneft” will contribute to the development of European business of the company and to expand its presence in Europe, said the head of “Rosneft” Igor Sechin at an extraordinary meeting of shareholders of the company.
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“It is renowned and respected European politician, former German Chancellor, has consistently advocated cooperation between Germany, Europe and Russia.
He went down in history as the most loyal to Russia, the German leader, thanks to his efforts, concluded a major deal between the two countries, he advocated the implementation of major projects between Russia and Germany”, – said the head of “Rosneft”.
“He has considerable experience as an independent Director in different international companies. During the reign of Schroeder was the heyday of German business”, – said Sechin.
According to him, Schroeder has exclusive competences.
The head of “Rosneft” said that Western Europe is a key partner of Russia, “Rosneft” became the largest supplier of oil to Germany – 22.5 million tons per year, this year launched a new trading division, which expanded the company’s presence.
With the availability in Germany, the processing and opening of the office, joining Schroeder to the Board of Directors will contribute to the development of the company in Europe and cooperation between the two countries, I am sure Sechin.