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Secretary General

Jiří Buriánek

At its meeting of 24 June 2014, the Bureau of the Committee of the Regions (CoR) decided to appoint Mr Jiří Buriánek as new CoR Secretary General.

Mr. Buriánek, of Czech and German nationality, served previously as Director at the Secretariat-General of the Council, responsible for network industries (energy, transport, telecommunications/information society) and European infrastructures (Connecting Europe Facility and Trans European Networks).

Prior to this, he has also served as Enlargement Manager at the European Commission's DG Joint Research Centre and as Secretary General of PostEurop, the European Restricted Union of the UN Special Agency of the Universal Postal Union uniting 42 European Universal Service Providers.

The CoR Secretary General has a mandate of five years.

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