Media reported about the transition of the head of Federal property management Agency VTB

The head of the Federal Agency for state property management (Rosimushchestvo) Olga Dergunova leaves his post and goes to work in VTB Deputy Chairman of the Board. About this TASS said a source in government and banking circles.

“Dergunova, most likely, tomorrow goes in VTB” – said one of interlocutors of the Agency. Thus a press-the Secretary of Prime Minister Natalya Timakova told TASS that while Dmitry Medvedev has signed documents on resignation Dergunova, the press service of the government.

As reports “Газета.Ru” with reference to the source in the government of a dismissal order can be issued on 8 April.

The sources claim that at the moment the authorities decide who will take the place Dergunova. According to them, the candidacies of the Directors of Federal and regional programs of JSC “MMC “Norilsk Nickel”
Dmitry Pristanskaya, who until 2014 worked as Deputy Dergunova, as well as its current Deputy Ivan Aksenov.

“Dergunova has not been perceived as a team member of the government. Impact and the conflict with the Ministry of economic development, and the fact that it was described as a man, closer to the presidential administration, rather than to the White house,” explained the source.

As stated by the source in the market, “the point of no return” Dergunova took place, claiming that she was allegedly instructed to sell state assets regardless of market conditions and their value in the market. To privatize so she offered such large assets, Rosneft and Aeroflot.

The second point which has attracted the attention of the interlocutor — the cancellation of the auction for the sale of state shares of JSC “experimental dairy plant” (UOMZ) named after Vereshchagin (trademark “Vologda butter”). The position of the “popular front”, who believed that the brand can buy foreigners who supported Dergunova. The Ministry of economic development then, from this decision of Rosimushchestvo distanced.

In February 2015, Medvedev reprimanded Dergunova for “inappropriate” work. A source in the government told RBC that the official caused the dissatisfaction of his superiors that “slow execute the orders and instructions of the government” and “does not want to take responsibility”. Then the same source has suggested that after the reprimand may follow her resignation. Later, the Minister of economic development Alexei Ulyukayev said that the reprimand was called “delaying” the execution of Medvedev on the transfer of the Olympic University in Sochi.

In January 2016 that Dergunova from February 1, will leave his post, reported “Kommersant” with reference to two sources in the government. The reason for the resignation they called “potential support” by the Federal Agency regions and ministries, which hindered the privatization of regional assets.

In late January, a source in the financial-economic bloc of the government reported to RBC that the main contender for the post of head of Rosimushchestvo is Pristanskov, who worked in the Department from 2005 to 2014.

Dergunova served as head of Rosimushchestvo and Deputy Minister of economic development of 29 June 2012. Until the appointment she was a member of VTB management Board.