CEO and Deputies

 

ANDRIS PURMALIS

Chief Executive Officer of the Freeport of Ventspils

Born in 1963
Education: University of Latvia - Master of Social Sciences in Public Administration, Riga Teacher Training and Educational Management Academy - Bachelor of Social Sciences, qualification of staff psychologist
Professional experience:
2019 until present - Chief Executive Officer of the Freeport of Ventspils;
2004 until present ā€“ Manager of Port Internal Security Office at the Freeport of Riga;
2002 until 2004 Commercial director at Ltd. Merkurs;
1999 until 2002 Manager of Security service at Ltd. FAM;
1996 until 1998 Manager of Personnel and Training Department at A/S ā€œVarner/Hakon Investā€;
1994 until 1997 Manager of Armament part at Latvijas Banka
1991 until 1994 Special Task Force Commander at Latvian National Guard 2nd brigade;
1988 until 1992 Deputy Chief Physician of administrative work at Smiltene Hospital of the Red Cross;
1983 until 1987 Service and training at Police
1981 until 1983 Service in the Soviet Army

andris.purmalis@vbp.lv

 

 

Marketing and Development Division, Port of Ventspils

IGORS UDODOVS

Deputy Executive Officer of the Freeport of Ventspils
 
Born in1979
Education: Ventspils University College, masterā€™s degree in business management; participation in study and exchange programs in Germany, Belgium and China.
Professional experience:
Since 2001 works at the Freeport of Ventspils;
2012 until 2014 ā€” Council Member of Kurzeme Branch of Latvian Chamber of Industry and Commerce.
2012 until 2016ā€” Chairman of the Awards Committee of Kurzeme Business Incubator;
Since 2005 ā€” Board Member of Ventspils High Technology Park;
Since 2012 ā€” Board Member of Ventspils University College Center for Innovations and Regional Development;
2017 until 2020 Member of Ventspils Technical College Konvent. 
Since 2020 ā€” Member of Ventspils University College Konvent.
Awards: The Award of Ventspils City Council 2015 for the active investors attraction to the city, the development of Business-incubator and targeted the Freeport of Ventspils industrial sector development.