LUKOIL HOLDS ANNUAL GENERAL SHAREHOLDERS MEETING
OAO LUKOIL held its Annual General Shareholders Meeting in Moscow today to approve the 2010 Annual Report and financial statements based on the fiscal year results.
In his address to the Annual General Shareholders Meeting, President of OAO LUKOIL Vagit Alekperov pointed out, in particular, that LUKOIL’s primary objective, at present, is to shape a new development strategy based on cash flow growth, higher oil recovery factor, strict selection of investment projects, innovative development, maintenance of strong competitive positions and higher profitability and capitalization of the Company.
The shareholders approved dividend distribution based on the Company’s performance in 2010 in the amount of 59 rubles per ordinary share (52 rubles in 2009).
The size of remuneration and reimbursement of expenses to the members of the Board of Directors and the Audit Commission was also approved. ZAO KPMG was approved as LUKOIL’s independent auditor. The Annual General Shareholders Meeting also approved a new version of the Company Charter, elected the Board of Directors and the Audit Commission, approved amendments to the Procedure for Preparing and Holding the General Shareholders Meeting of OAO LUKOIL and approved an interested-party transaction.
Vagit Alekperov was appointed President of OAO LUKOIL by the Annual General Shareholders Meeting.
The following Board of Directors of OAO LUKOIL was elected by the shareholders:
1.Vagit Yu. Alekperov, President of OAO LUKOIL;
2.Victor V. Blazheev, Rector of the Moscow State Academy of Law;
3.Valery I. Grayfer, Chairman of the Board of Directors of OAO RITEK;
4.Herman O. Gref, Chairman of the Board and CEO of Sberbank (Savings Bank of the Russian Federation);
5.Igor S. Ivanov, Professor of the Moscow State Institute of International Relations, former Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, Secretary of the Security Council of the Russian Federation;
6.Ravil U. Maganov, First Executive Vice President of OAO LUKOIL;
7.Richard H. Matzke, former Vice Chairman of the Chevron Corporation;
8.Sergei A. Mikhailov, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Kapital Asset Management, member of the Board of Directors of Kapital Management Company;
9.Mark Mobius, Executive Chairman of Templeton Emerging Markets Group;
10.Guglielmo Antonio Claudio Moscato, Chairman and CEO of Gas Mediterraneo & Petrolio, former Chairman of the Board of Directors of Eni SpA, former Chairman and CEO of Agip SpA;
11.Alexander N. Shokhin, President of the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs (employers), President of the State University – Higher School of Economics.