Moscow, April 1, 2011 — Today new Board of Directors of OJSC MMC Norilsk Nickel (hereinafter — MMC Norilsk Nickel or the Company) met for the first time since it was elected at the Extraordinary General Meeting (EGM) of shareholders on March 11, 2011. Among other matters, the agenda of the meeting included election of the Chairman of the Board, election of Chairmen of Board Committees and issues related to the Annual General Meeting of shareholders (AGM) in 2011.
I. Election of the Chairman of the Board and Chairmen of Board Committees of MMC Norilsk Nickel:
The members of the Board voted for the election of Alexander Voloshin as the Chairman of the Board.
The following directors were elected as Chairmen of Board Committees:
- Strategy Committee: Bradford Mills;
- Budget Committee: Andrei Bougrov;
- Audit Committee: Claude Dauphin;
- Corporate Governance, Nomination and Remuneration Committee: Marianna Zakharova.
The Board has decided to convene the AGM on June 21, 2011. The list of persons eligible to participate in the Meeting will be recorded as of May 16, 2011. The AGM will take place at «President Hotel» (Bolshoy Petrovsky hall): Moscow, Bolshaya Yakimanka Street 24. The beginning of the AGM is scheduled for 15.00 Moscow time, the registration of shareholders will start at 12.00 Moscow time.