The competition for the position of the new head of the public service broadcaster may last from two months, said Alexei Panich, member of the Supervisory Board of NOTU. He said Zurab Alasania, the head of the dismissed NOTU, would resign, the TV and radio company will be headed by NOTU board member Nikolay Chernotitsky.
NOTU Nikolai Chernnotitsky Member of the Board will be Chairman of the Board of the Ukrainian National Television and Radio Public Company (NOTU) Zurab Alasania. On this January 31 in the comments "Ukrainian Truth" said council member NOTU Alexei Panich.
“We appointed one of the board members to act as president until the new board was elected. We appointed Nikolai Chernotitsky, whom he does not know, we did not discuss with him.
He recalled that Alasania would become the head of the company two weeks after the announcement of the early termination of the contract.
Panich said that the competition for the new department's post may last from two months.
"When we choose a new chairman of the board, if the contest is successful, he will offer his team, and the old team will lose its authority from the moment this team is elected," he added.
Chernotitsky is responsible for optimizing central and regional structures. In 2008-2010 he was commercial director of Sumy Media Service. In 2014, he was an advisor to the Chairman of Sumy Regional State Administration. Also from 2014 to 2017. Chernotitsky He was General Director of Sumy OGTRK.
On January 31, nine non-executive members of the Board, from 12 of the 12 members attending the meeting, voted to terminate the agreement early on April 10, 2017 with Zurab Alasania.
The decision to establish public television in Ukraine, the Verkhovna Rada adopted in March 2015, in April of the same year, the bill was signed by President Petro Poroshenko.