6 November 2012 NLMK Group

Results of NLMK Board of Directors meeting

NLMK (LSE: NLMK), the leading global steelmaking company, today announced that its Board of Directors (“the Board”) appointed 12 members of the Management Board.

The Board appointed the following Management Board members:

- Mr. Oleg Bagrin – President;

- Mr. Igor Anisimov – Senior Vice President;

- Mr. Alexander Burayev – Director, Long Products and Metalware;

- Mr. Alexander Gorshkov – Vice President, Head of Iron Ore Division;

- Mr. Alexander Saprykin – Vice President, Head of Сoal Division;

- Mr. Brijesh Garg – Vice President, Procurement;

- Mr. Alexander Sapronov - Vice President, Logistics;

- Mr. Dmitry Baranov – Vice President, Sales;

- Mr. Yuri Larin - Vice President, Development & Environment;

- Ms. Galina Aglyamova – Vice President, CFO;

- Mr. Stanislav Tsyrlin – Vice President, HR & Management System;

- Mr. Grigory Fedorishin – Director, Strategy and Business Development

Following Mr. Oleg Bagrin’s election to the position of President on October 25, 2012, and in line with the Stock Exchange requirements and NLMK’s internal regulations, the Board of Directors formed BOD Committees with the following members:

The Strategic Planning Committee:
Chairman – Vladimir Lisin, members: Oleg Bagrin, Vladimir Skorokhodov, Benedict Sciortino (independent director), Karl Doering, Karen Sarkisov, Helmut Wieser (independent director), Franz Struzl (independent director), and Alexey Lapshin.

The Audit Committee:
Chairman - Benedict Sciortino (independent director), members: Franz Struzl (independent director), Karl Doering, Karen Sarkisov, and Nikolay Gagarin.

The Human Resources, Remuneration and Social Policies Committee:
Chairman - Vladimir Lisin, members: Oleg Bagrin, Vladimir Skorokhodov, Alexey Lapshin, Stanislav Tsyrlin, and Sergei Melnik.

Additional information:

Alexander Buraev

Director for Director for Long Products and Metalware since June 2010. Fr om 2002 to 2007 he worked as Head of Cold Rolled and Coated Flats Shop at Lipetsk plant.

He has held various offices at NLMK since 1988. Since 2007 he has been Head of Production, Operations Department at NLMK. Holds a master degree with a major in Steelmaking and Welding Technologies from the Lipetsk Technical Institute.

Brijesh Garg

Mr. Brijesh Garg is Vice President, Procurement at NLMK since April’2012. He started his career in 1985 with Tata Steel, India as Industrial Engineer and moved through various positions within the company and worked with other steel plants in New-Zealand Steel (BlueScope Steel, Australia) and ArcelorMittal, Kazakhstan & Ukraine.

He has about 14 years of experience in supply chain management and business processes re-engineering in steel industry and . 13 year of experience in industrial engineering.

Holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree with a major in Industrial Engineering, has CPIM Certification from American Production and Inventory Control Society (APICS) and is a certified SAP Solution Consultant.

Alexander Sapronov

Vice President for Logistics since February 2012. From 2009 to January 2012 he was Director General for Independent Transportation Company (NTK). Prior to that he worked as Deputy Director General for Strategy and Corporate Development at Freight One (PGK) and Vice President at Rosneft. He graduated from All-Union Correspondence Law Institute, and the Russian Management Academy. Holds a master degree in Business Administration in Logistics and Supply Chain Management from the State University Higher School of Economics.

Grigory Fedorishin

Director for Strategy and Business Development. Secretary of the Strategy Committee of NLMK Board of Directors.

From 2009 to 2011 served as an investment manager at Libra Capital, a Moscow-based investment management company. From 2001 to 2009 worked for PricewaterhouseCoopers consulting company wh ere he held positions up to a director of business restructuring practice.

Graduated from Academy of Finance, Moscow. Holds a master degree in Business Administration from INSEAD business school, France & Singapore. A member of an association of Certified Financial Analysts (CFA).


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