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27.06.2012 18:48
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DARS Management Dismissed

Ljubljana, 27 June (STA) - The supervisors of Slovenia's Motorway Company DARS dismissed on Wednesday chairman Mateja Duhovnik and management member Gordana Bošković. They supervisors found that they failed to act with due diligence and did not meet their obligations stemming from legislation and internal company documents.

Chief supervisor Dušan Hočevar told the press after the session that the dismissal was confirmed unanimously after a thorough discussion on reports drafted by the management. An interim management headed by Matjaž Knez was appointed today.

Hočevar did not want exclude criminal and financial liability of Duhovnik and Bošković. The supervisors found that the pair were in severe violation of their obligations as managers by failing to act with due diligence.

The interim management will take over tomorrow morning, while a call for bids for a new management will be published in a month.

Knez, the boss of Maribor-based ZIM construction company and former state secretary at the Transport Ministry (2000-2004), will be joined by Tine Svoljšak, an auditor at KPMG company, as a member of the interim board.

Duhovnik took over at DARS as acting chairman in September 2009. A month later she was appointed chairman for five years. Before that Duhovnik was a member of the supervisory board, which she also chaired for a period.

The move comes less than a month after DARS supervisory board was overhauled in late May.

27.06.2012 18:48

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