Results of the 2013 Annual General Meeting
NLMK (LSE: NLMK) announces the results of voting at the Annual General Meeting (AGM) held on 7 June 2013.
Shareholders approved the Company’s 2012 annual report, annual financial accounts and income statements.
Dividends for the 2012 financial year approved at RUB 0.62 per ordinary share.
Shareholders re-elected the Board of Directors, the President of NLMK (Chairman of the Management Board) and the Internal Audit Commission:
Nine members were elected to the Board of Directors (including three independent directors): Vladimir Lisin, Oleg Bagrin, Nikolai Gagarin, Karl Doering, Helmut Wieser (independent director), Karen Sarkisov, Vladimir Skorokhodov, Benedict Sciortino (independent director) and Franz Struzl (independent director).
Oleg Bagrin was elected President of the Company (Chairman of the Management Board).
Five members were elected to the Company’s Internal Audit Commission: Ludmila Kladienko, Valery Kulikov, Sergey Nesmeyanov, Larissa Ovsyannikova and Galina Shipilova.
ZAO PricewaterhouseCoopers Audit was approved as the Company’s Auditor and was authorized to conduct an audit of the Company’s financial statements in accordance with Russian Accounting Standards (RAS) and US Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (US GAAP).
Shareholders approved changes to NLMK’s internal documents, including the Charter, Regulations on General Shareholders’ Meetings, Regulations on the Board of Directors, Regulations on the Management Board and Regulations on the Internal Audit Commission.
Remuneration of members of the Board of Directors for 2012 approved in accordance with the Regulations on the Board of Directors Members' Remuneration.
NLMK is a vertically integrated steelmaking company with production facilities in Russia, Europe, and the USA. Its operating units have a crude steel production capacity in excess of 15 mt/y. The company generated USD 12.2 billion in revenue and USD 1.9 billion in EBITDA in 2012. NLMK’s ordinary shares are traded on the Moscow Stock Exchange (MICEX-RTS) and its global depositary shares on the London Stock Exchange.