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November 7, 2019

KN Appoints Darius Silenskis as CEO

Darius Silenskis . Photo: KN

Darius Silenskis . Photo: KN

Lithuania-based  oil and LNG terminal operator Klaipėdos nafta (KN) appointed Darius Silenskis as the new CEO.  Until now, D. Silenskis held the position of director of KN Oil business.

The selection procedure of the new CEO was carried out by Independent Board of KN in cooperation with international executive search companies applying the best corporate governance practices. 26 candidates applied for the position, said the operator of the Klaipėda Oil Terminal.

D. Silenskis has been working for KN for the last five years. Until now he held the position of Director of KN Oil Business, before that – Director of the Commerce. Before KN, D. Silenskis worked at the different companies of oil concern PKN Orlen, where he held various leading positions. D. Silenskis also held office of commerce director at the company Krovinių Terminalas.
 
D. Silenskishas a degree of Executive Master's in Business Administration (EMBA), MA in Business Management, MA in Law (International Maritime Law study program).
 
“I see KN as a very vibrant, growing and rapidly changing organization. We are currently at a very interesting stage, when, due to trends dictated by the environment, we have to fundamentally transform our business. Taken this context, among my top priorities is the development of organization, which is flexible, efficient and capable to quickly adapt to changing needs of customers, at the epicenter of which is united, efficient and result oriented team”, says newly appointed CEO of KN.

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