OAO NOVATEK announced that the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders ('AGM') approved the election of new members to the Board of Directors.
The following members were elected to the Board of Directors:
Andrei I. Akimov: Chairman of the Management Board of Gazprombank (Open Joint Stock Company);
Burckhard Bergmann: Board Member of the Presidium of the German-Russian Chamber of Commerce, Member of the Advisory Board of the Union of German Science Funds;
Yves Louis Charle Justin Darricarrere: President of Total Exploration & Production;