EGM of shareholders approves appointment of new CEO
Luxembourg, December 29, 2005 — Evraz Group S.A. (LSE: EVR), one of the leading vertically integrated steel production and mining businesses with operations mainly in Russia, is pleased to announce that, further to its announcement of 9 December 2005, the resolutions proposed at today’s Extraordinary General Meeting were duly passed.
The shareholders approved the appointment of Valery Khoroshkovsky as the administrateur délégué / délégué à la gestion journalière, or Chief Executive Officer, of the Company, with effect from January 1, 2006, and passed the resolution on the amounts of the remuneration to Company’s CEO and the Chairman of the Board of Directors for 2006.
Copies of the resolutions have been submitted to the UK Listing Authority, and will shortly be available for inspection at the UK Listing Authority’s Document Viewing Facility, which is situated at:
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