Supervisory Council of Conexus elects the Head of Inčukalns UGS Dimiņš in the Management Board of Conexus

Supervisory Council of the Joint Stock Company “Conexus Baltic Grid” (“Conexus”), in the meeting of 27 December, 2023, made a decision to elect the current Head of Inčukalns Underground Gas Station (UGS) Rinalds Dimiņš in the Management Board of Joint Stock Company “Conexus Baltic Grid” from January 1, 2024 for a five-year term.

The open competition for the position of the Member of the Management Board (Chief Technical Officer) was organized by the Nomination Commission composed of the Chairman of Conexus’ Supervisory Council Ilmārs Šņucins and Member of the Supervisory Council Viktors Sentuhovskis with executive search company “Pedersen & Partners” as the consultant.

The call for applications was announced on the 3rd of October, 2023 on the Conexus website and with the deadline – 23rd of October, 2023. Overall, 21 candidates submitted applications for the post of the Member of the Management Board (Chief Technical Officer).

The selection process was organized in five rounds and candidates were evaluated in accordance with the provisions of the Regulation of the Nomination Commission and criteria that was based on the description of the necessary competences, skills and professional experience.

In the first round, the consultant reviewed the documents submitted by the candidates and verified their eligibility, and 16 candidates were shortlisted for the second round. The second round consisted of interviews with the candidates organized by the consultant. 8 candidates were shortlisted.

In the third round, the Nomination Commission conducted in-depth, semi-structured interviews with the candidates in English, the candidates also prepared a presentation from the perspective of the Chief Technical Officer according to the task given by the Nomination Commission. 2 candidates were shortlisted.

The fourth round consisted of testing the candidates by means of analytical and personality tests (HOGAN), verification of the references. After summarising the results, the Nomination Commission decided to submit for review at the meeting of Conexus Supervisory Council information on both candidates for the final decision.

In the fifth round of the competition, the Conexus’ Supervisory Council assessed the information submitted by the Nomination Commission and decided to elect to the Conexus’ Management Board for a five-year term from January 1, 2024 the current Head of Inčukalns UGS R. Dimiņš.