Astana Airport Refuted Data About The Investigation Against Paolo Ricciotti

Astana Airport Refuted Data About The Investigation Against Paolo Ricciotti

Paolo Ricciotti, Chairperson of the Board of Directors, Astana International Airport JSC, has returned to Kazakhstan, Tengrinews.kz reports citing the press service of the airport.

According to the Airport’s response to the request from Tengrinews.kz, Paolo Ricciotti was in his short-term leave for family reasons. On October 21, 2016, he started to work.

“The Astana International Airport JSC reports that the Chairperson of the Board of Directors Paolo Ricciotti is currently in a short-term leave for family reasons. This holiday was agreed with top-level management. Chairperson of the Board will return to his duties on October 21, 2016”, the Astana International Airport responded yesterday, on October 20, 2016.

Recall, earlier, a blogger Denis Krivosheev published information on his Facebook page that the Chairperson of the Board Mr. Paolo Ricciotti allegedly left Kazakhstan. According to Mr. Krivosheev, Paolo Ricciotti may be under investigation.

Also, there was information in the media about possible violations of the public procurement procedure at Astana International Airport.

We note herein, the Press-Service of Astana International Airport JSC refuted both information about possible violations of the company and data about the investigation against Paolo Ricciotti.

Recall, Paolo Ricciotti was named as the new Chairperson of the Board of Astana International Airport JSC in late July 2016. In 2012 – 2015, he worked as Director of Ground Services with Air Astana JSC.

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