Bogdan Chiritoiu is appointed for a new 5-year mandate at the head of the Competition Council, after the Decree for his nomination was on Thursday signed by president Klaus Iohannis, the Presidential Administration informs.
That president Iohannis also signed the appointment of Otilian Neagoe for deputy-chairman of the Competition Council, for a 5-year tenure, too.
Bogdan Chiritoiu, with a background in economics, has been heading the Competition Council since May 2009. His first term expired in 2014. Since then, he has been interim president of the institution.
The Competition Council is a body made up of seven members: a president (an office similar to the one of minister), two vice-presidents (have the rank of secretary of state) and four competition councillors (the rank of under-secretary of state). The leadership and members of the Competition Council are appointed by the President of Romania. Before being appointed as head of the competition regulatory authority in 2009, Bogdan Chiritoiu had been a state counsellor working for the Planning and Political Analysis Department of the Presidential Administration during Traian Basescu’s term.