Appointed by the president on October 31 as acting governor of the Vologda region, Georgy Filimonov dismissed the head of the regional Department of Health. A new candidate for this position is still being agreed upon.
Alexey Plotnikov relieved of his post as head of the Department of Health of the Vologda Region. Personnel changes were announced on November 20 by the acting governor of the Vologda region Georgy Filimonov.
He did not name the reasons for Plotnikov’s resignation. According to the message, the candidate for the post of head of the Vologda Department of Health is undergoing the approval procedure.
He will oversee healthcare, education, social protection, as well as labor protection and employment issues. Alexander Ershov. Previously, he headed the Department of Social Protection, and will now take the position of Deputy Governor.
Plotnikov became head of the Department of Health in December 2021. Before that, he held the position of chief physician of Vologda City Hospital No. 2 and was deputy chairman of the regional headquarters for the fight against coronavirus.