Results of NOVATEK’s Board of Directors meeting

07 October 2015

Moscow, 7 October 2015. OAO NOVATEK (“NOVATEK” or the “Company”) announced the results of its Board of Directors (“the Board”) meeting. Alexander Natalenko was elected Chairman of the Board and the members of the three Board committees were elected.

The Strategy Committee is comprised of Alexander Natalenko (Chairman), Andrei Akimov, Burckhard Bergmann, Michael Borrell and Gennady Timchenko. The Audit Committee is comprised of Andrei Sharonov (Chairman), Robert Castaigne and Viktor Orlov. The Remuneration and Nomination Committee is comprised of Viktor Orlov (Chairman), Robert Castaigne and Andrei Sharonov.

The Board of Directors also resolved that Burckhard Bergmann, Robert Castaigne, Viktor Orlov and Andrei Sharonov are independent directors complying with the independence criteria set forth by the listing rules of the Moscow Stock Exchange.


PAO NOVATEK is the largest independent natural gas producer in Russia, and in 2017, entered the global gas market by successfully launching the Yamal LNG project. Founded in 1994, the Company is engaged in the exploration, production, processing and marketing of natural gas and liquid hydrocarbons. The Company’s upstream activities are concentrated mainly in the prolific Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Region, which is the world’s largest natural gas producing area and accounts for approximately 80% of Russia’s natural gas production and approximately 15% of the world’s gas production. NOVATEK is a public joint stock company established under the laws of the Russian Federation. The Company’s shares are listed in Russia on Moscow Exchange (MOEX) and the London Stock Exchange (LSE) under the ticker symbol “NVTK”.

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