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Vasil Maghlaperidze becomes GPB General Director

Publish Time 2017-01-06 12:28:00

Vasil Maghlaperidze has become General Director of Georgian Public Broadcaster (GPB) through the second tour of secret balloting held by GPB Board of Trustees. Maghlaperidze received 6 votes of the 8-member Board. He will take the post with 6-year term. 

Five candidates were taking part in the voting: Zaal Anjaparidze, Vasil Maghlaperidze, Nino Zautashvili, Tinatin Berdzenishvili and Natia Kuprashvili. The first round of voting did not reveal the winner. Maghlaperidze and Berdzenishvili participated in the second round of balloting. 

Initially, fifteen people expressed willingness to the take part in the competition. Members of GPB’s Board of Trustees chose the candidates among the 14 persons who applied for the post. One candidate Bachuki Bakhtadze was excluded after reviewing the documentation by the Board.

The Board of Trustees of GPB announced an open competition for the vacant position on November 28. 

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