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NOVATEK elects new Board of Directors

Moscow, 25 May 2007. OAO NOVATEK announced that the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders (AGM) held yesterday has elected a new Board of Directors. The new Board is comprised of the following members:

  • Akimov, Andrei Igorevich: Chairman of the Management Board of Gazprombank;
  • Vardanian, Ruben Karlenovich: Chairman of the Board of Directors of Troika Dialog Group, member of the management committee of the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs (RSPP) and Arbitrator of the RSPP Joint Committee on Corporate Ethics;
  • Gyetvay, Mark Anthony: Chief Financial Officer of NOVATEK, member of the American Institute of CPA and associate member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers;
  • Dmitriev, Vladimir Alexandrovich: Chairman of the Board of Directors of Vnesheconombank and candidate of Economic Sciences;
  • Mikhelson, Leonid Viktorovich: Chairman of the Management Board of NOVATEK;
  • Natalenko, Alexander Yegorovich: Chairman of the Board of Directors of NOVATEK, State Prize Laureate and Honored Geologist of the Russian Federation;
  • Seleznev, Kirill Gennadievich: member of the Management Board of Gazprom, Director of Gazprom’s Gas and Liquid Hydrocarbons Marketing and Processing Department and General Director of Mezhregiongaz;
  • Yuzhanov, Ilia Arturovich: member of the Board of Directors of RAO UES and Supervisory Board of NOMOS-BANK.

The new Board is comprised of six non-executive directors. Following the AGM, the new Board held its first meeting where Alexander Y. Natalenko was elected Chairman of the Board.

PAO NOVATEK is one of the largest independent natural gas producers in Russia, and in 2017, entered the global LNG 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. Upstream activities of the Company’s subsidiaries and joint ventures are concentrated mainly in the prolific Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Area, 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.