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Wednesday, January 17, 2018

“The media told how the corrupt officials dismissed the head of “AVTOVAZ””

The Financial Times talked about the reasons that led to the resignation of the head of the concern “AVTOVAZ” Bo Andersson. Official message about this personnel decision is expected Tuesday, March 15.

photo: Mikhail Kovalev

The newspaper considers that the resignation of Manager shows the change of mood in the Russian elite. A few years ago, the invitation of foreign experts tried to save inefficient production and put up with its unpopular measures (in particular with reduction of 20 thousand employees), it is now the government “lost its appetite for reforms.”

The main reason for the resignation, the newspaper said the fight against corruption, which is decided by the Manager.

Read as sabotaging the plant.

“The problem of “AVTOVAZ” is not so much the heritage of socialism, and in a habitual criminal structures, says the Financial Times, citing the example of some corrupt links in the production chain, from the supply of spare parts to sell ready cars. When Andersson severed relations with a number of companies, they are, according to the publication, put pressure on the government, demanding to remove the “Varyag” and threatening a social explosion due to mass layoffs.

Recall that the concern Andersson ran with 2013. In the end of last year the factory produced a new car, which made a big bet — the first for the company compact urban crossover Lada XRAY.

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