07/18/2000 OHR Sarajevo

High Representative Appoints New Deputy Head Of OHR Brcko

The High Representative, Wolfgang Petritsch, has appointed Mr. Gerhard Sontheim Deputy Head of the OHR Regional Office (North) in Brcko. Mr. Sontheim will take up his new duties on August 1st, 2000.

Gerhard Sontheim has long standing experience in the region and has been the Deputy Head of the OHR Regional Office (South) in Mostar since July 13th, 1998.

The High Representative is grateful for the exceptional efforts of Gerhard Sontheim in Mostar, where recent events have illustrated that significant progress is possible, and is confident that he will make the same valuable contribution to the implementation of the Dayton Peace Accords and the Brcko Arbitration Award in his new position in Brcko.