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Croatian Government appointed new HEP’s Supervisory Board

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December 12, 2017

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General Shareholders Assembly of the public power utility Hrvatska elektroprivreda (HEP) elected new Supervisory Board, company said in a statement.

The General Shareholders Assembly, chaired by Minister of Finance Zdravko Marić, at the proposal of the Croatian Government, revoked the old and appointed new members of HEP d.d. Supervisory Board.

Old members were Nikola Bruketa, Juraj Bukša, Igor Džajić, Žarko Primorac, Ivo Uglešić and Mirko Žužić and new Goran Granić, Marko Primorac, and Jelena Zrinski Berger. At the constituting meeting of the Supervisory Board, Goran Granić was elected chairman, and Marko Primorac vice-chairman.

The fourth member of the Supervisory Board, the worker representative, remains to be Dubravka Kolundžić.

New chairman Goran Granić graduated from the Faculty of Electrical Engineering in Zagreb in 1972, obtaining a Ph.D. from the same faculty in 1979. He is General Manager of Energy Institute Hrvoje Požar from 1994.

After first Croatia’s democratic elections in 1990, Granić became the first director of HEP. He was Deputy Prime Minister in Croatian Government (2002-2003).

Hrvatska elektroprivreda is the national energy company, dealing with generation, distribution and supply of electricity, as well as distribution and supply of heat energy and natural gas.

HEP to supply two Serbian cities

A few weeks ago HEP announced that the company will supply electricity to the Serbian cities of Valjevo and Kraljevo for public lighting and traffic lights.

The electricity market in Serbia has been liberalized since January 1, 2015, with all buyers free to choose their supplier. However, EPS continues to command a 98% market share.

In Serbia so far, HEP has an electricity supply deal only with Slovenian manufacturer Cimos.

HEP signed contracts in June with Valjevo and August with Kraljevo, after winning a tendering procedure.

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