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RIMANTAS SINKEVIČIUS

MINISTER OF TRANSPORT AND COMMUNICATIONS OF THE REPUBLIC OF LITHUANIA

 

DATE OF BIRTH

April 3rd, 1952

EDUCATION

In 1970 graduated from Kavarskas high school and entered Institute of polytechnics in Kaunas (Currently - Kaunas University of technology), faculty of Chemical technology, which he graduated in 1975 and acquired the specialty of inorganic fertilizers and chemical technology engineer.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Since 13th of December, 2012, Minister of Transport and Communications at the Republic of Lithuania.

 

1980–2000 Worked at the limited liability company „Achema“ in Jonava (formerly state-owned company „Azotas“). Held various positions.

 

1980–1983 was the shift supervisor, year 1983–1993 – Foreman and chief of laboratory, from 1993 to1997 – Deputy Director of the center for Innovation and progress, 1997–2000 – Deputy Director for Commerce, Head of marketing department.

 

2000–2004 – member of 8th parliament of the Republic of Lithuania. Throughout his term worked in Economic committee, was vice president of the anti corruption commission, chairman of parliamentary delegation to Western European Union Assembly

 

2004–2008 was a development director of the concern „Achema Group“. Was responsible of development of concern in Lithuania and abroad, realization of strategic projects and new business ideas.

POLITICAL ACTIVITY

A member of Council in Lithuanian Social Democrats Party, a chairperson of Jonava division.

 

2000–2004 was a member of the 8th Parliament of the Republic of Lithuania. Elected in constituency of Jonava No. 60.

MARITAL STATUS

Married. Wife Ligita is chief specialist at the Environmental Protection Agency under the Ministry of Environment. They have two children. Son Mindaugas is a Mayor of Jonava district municipality, daughter Rūta is assistant to Vilnius district court judge.

HOBBIES AND LANGUAGES

Interested in business, ecological (waste management, renewable energy, biofuels, etc.), economic infrastructure (energy, communications, logistics) issues. Hobbies – outdoor activities, gardening, hunting. Foreign languages - English, Russian.

 

 


 


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