Information published on 4 May 2012 in the UIC electronic newsletter "UIC eNews" Nr 290.

Slovakia: New appointment at the Slovak Railways (ŽSR)

On 25 April 2012 the Minister for Transport, Construction and Regional Development appointed Mr Štefan Hlinka as Director General of ŽSR.

Mr Hlinka possesses extensive professional experience in the field of high-level management, as he has already served as Director General of ŽSR in the crucial period of 2008-2010 after holding the post of Deputy Director General for Economy at ŽSR for almost six years, starting in December 2002. Beforehand Mr Hlinka had gained experience as a financial director in several companies.

UIC Director General Jean-Pierre Loubinoux and the UIC Board of Directors wish to congratulate Mr Štefan Hlinka on his recent appointment.

(Source: ZSR)