5 March 2013 NLMK Group

Results of NLMK Board of Directors meeting

NLMK (LSE: NLMK), one of the leading global steel companies, announces the results of its Board of Directors meeting held on March 05, 2013. The Board has approved the following list of candidates to be voted on at the 2013 General Shareholder Meeting: Candidates to be elected to the NLMK Board of Directors: - Mr Oleg Bagrin; - Mr Helmut Wieser; - Mr Nikolai Gagarin; - Mr Karl Doering; - Mr Vladimir Lisin; - Mr Karen Sarkisov; - Mr Vladimir Skorokhodov; - Mr Benedict Sciortino; - Mr Franz Struzl. Candidate to be elected NLMK President (Chairman of the Management Board): - Mr Oleg Bagrin; Candidates to be elected to the Internal Audit Commission: - Ms Ludmila Kladienko; - Mr Valery Kulikov; - Mr Sergey Nesmeyanov; - Ms Larissa Ovsyannikova; - Ms Galina Shipilova. The Board of Directors has also decided to transfer the rights to use subsoil resources based on the license for the Usinsk coal deposit (Usinks-3) located in the Komi Republic to NLMK’s 100% subsidiary, Usinks-3 GOK (Mining and Beneficiation Complex) LLC. Moreover, the Board of Directors approved a number of related-party transactions.