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13 June 2019

NLMK Group Intranet among the world's best

NLMK Group, a global steel company, has won a Silver award at the international Step Two Intranet and Digital Workplace Awards 2019 for the launch of its Intranet portal which extends to all employees, promotes automation of business processes and enhances personnel engagement.

The jury honoured the main achievement of the NLMK project: the company managed to reduce the digital divide between office and production staff. Only those employees who had a computer could access the Intranet before the launch of the new Bitrix24-powered corporate portal in 2018, which removed this barrier.

Thanks to the adaptive design all portal services are accessible 24/7 and not only via computers, but also via personal mobile devices. New users are authorized by SMS.

Now all employees of NLMK Group's Russian companies can use online HR services, learn news, and exchange ideas, knowledge and professional experience in their corporate social network. Today 90% of NLMK Group's employees use the Intranet regularly.

The jury of the Step Two Intranet and Digital Workplace Awards belives that NLMK's experience of extending its social intranet to frontline staff may be of good use to many other global industries.

About Step Two Intranet and Digital Workplace Awards

The Step Two Intranet and Digital Workplace Awards is aimed at uncovering best companies that have expertise in establishing digital processes. The awards’ jury consists of international experts in intranets and digital technologies. Now in their 13th year, 136 trophies were handed out to winners from 16 countries. The award ceremony will take place in London on 17 June 2019.

About NLMK Group

NLMK Group is the largest steelmaker in Russia and one of the most efficient in the world.

NLMK Group’s steel products are used in various industries, from construction and machine building to the manufacturing of power-generation equipment and offshore wind turbines.

NLMK operates production facilities in Russia, Europe and the United States. The Company’s steel production capacity exceeds 17 million tonnes per year.

NLMK has the most competitive cash cost among global manufacturers and one of the highest profitability levels in the industry. In 12M 2018, the Company generated $12 billion in revenue and $3.6 billion in EBITDA. Net debt/EBITDA stood at 0.25х. The Company has investment grade credit ratings from S&P, Moody’s, Fitch and RAEX (Expert RA).

NLMK’s ordinary shares with a 16% free-float are traded on the Moscow Stock Exchange (ticker "NLMK") and its global depositary shares are traded on the London Stock Exchange (ticker "NLMK:LI"). The share capital of the Company is divided into 5,993,227,240 shares with a par value of RUB1. For more details on NLMK shareholder capital please follow the link.

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