Virginijus Smigelskas on Thursday took post as chief executive officer of the company publishing the Lithuanian daily Lietuvos Žinios, Achemos Grupė (Achema Group) that operates the company said.
Virginijus Šmigelskas
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Smigelskas, 56, was Lithuania's MP in 1996-2000 and has lately headed the Lithuanian Environment Protection Investment Fund.

Lietuvos Žinios' earlier CEO Laimutis Genys was sacked in August of 2016 following criticism from the board about the company's performance.

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