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NOVATEK elects new Board of Directors
Moscow, 28 April 2011. OAO NOVATEK announced that the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders (AGM) has approved the election of new members to the Board of Directors.
The Board of Directors is comprised of the following members:
Andrei I. Akimov: Chairman of the Management Board of Gazprombank;
Burckhard Bergmann: member of the Council Presidium of the German-Russian Chamber of Foreign Trade, member of the Advisory Board of the Union of German Science Funds;
Vladimir A. Dmitriev: Chairman of the Board of Directors of State Corporation "Bank for Development and Foreign Economic Affairs (Vnesheconombank)";
Mark A. Gyetvay: Deputy Chairman of NOVATEK’s Management Committee;
Leonid V. Mikhelson: Chairman of NOVATEK’s Management Committee;
Alexander Y. Natalenko: Chairman of the Board of Directors of NOVATEK, State Prize Laureate and Honored Geologist of the Russian Federation;
Kirill G. Seleznev: member of the Management Committee of Gazprom, Director of Gazprom’s Gas and Liquid Hydrocarbons Marketing and Processing Department and General Director of Gazprom Mezhregiongaz;
Gennady N. Timchenko: member of the Board of Transoil; and
Ruben K. Vardanian: Chairman of the Board of Directors of Troika Dialog Group.
The Board of Directors is comprised of seven non-executive directors.
Following the AGM, the Board of Directors held its first meeting whereby Alexander Natalenko was elected Chairman of the Board and the members of the three Board committees were elected.
The Strategy and Investments Committee is now comprised of Mark Gyetvay (Chairman), Alexander Natalenko, Kirill Seleznev, Gennady Timchenko and Burckhard Bergmann. The Audit Committee is now comprised of Vladimir Dmitriev (Chairman), Ruben Vardanian and Andrei Akimov. The Corporate Governance and Remuneration Committee is now comprised ofRuben Vardanian (Chairman), Alexander Natalenko and Burckhard Bergmann.
PAO NOVATEK is the largest independent natural gas producer 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 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.