Uldis Sesks

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Uldis Sesks, Liepāja mayor

Uldis Sesks (born April 18, 1962 in Liepāja), is the mayor of Liepāja, Latvia and a businessman and former racer.

He is the Chairman of the Liepaja Special Economic Zone Authority, the Liepāja Party,[1] the Liepaja Development Fund and a member of the Rotary Club. He studied at Liepaja school № 6. Sesks graduated from the Latvian Academy of Agriculture in Jelgava with a degree in mechanical engineering. From 1986-1987, he was chief of the transport department of kolhoz Zelta zvaigzne. From 1987-1992, he was the vice-president of the board of kolhoz Zieds in Vecpils. He improved his knowledge of entrepreneurship in Germany within a cooperation project with the North Rhine-Westphalia Chamber of Commerce.

In the 1980s, he was active in Auto racing. At the beginning of the 1990s he established a private company "Autocentrs", which was later reorganized into "SD Autocentrs" and became the dealer of Volkswagen in Liepāja. He sold his share of the company in 2004.[2]

In 1997, Sesks was elected the Chairman of the Liepaja City Council (Mayor) and re-elected to this position in 2001 and 2005. At the end of 2004 he established the Liepāja Party which has a cooperation agreement with the Union of Greens and Farmers.

He is married with two daughters Baiba and Anete and one son Mārtiņš Nikijs.

References[edit]

  1. ^ (in Latvian) www.liepajaspartija.lv
  2. ^ (in Latvian) Lursoft IT data