PJSC Polyus (LSE, MOEX: PLZL) ("Polyus", or the "Company") announces the results of its Extraordinary General Meeting held on 06 June 2022 ("EGM").
The resolutions made at the EGM included the following:
- To early terminate powers of members of the Board of Directors of PJSC Polyus elected at the Annual General Shareholders Meeting of PJSC Polyus on 27 May 2021.
- To elect PJSC Polyus Board of Directors as follows:
- Alexey Vostokov
- Vladimir Polin
- Mikhail Stiskin
- Julia Andronovskaya
- Victor Drozdov
- Feliks Itskov
- Stanislav Pisarenko
- Anton Rumyantsev
- Akhmet Palankoyev
Chairman and Board Committees
Mr. Vladimir Polin (Senior Vice President, Operations) will serve as Chairman of the Board with effect from 7 June 2022.
The interim Board will establish Audit and Nomination & Remuneration Committees, which, among other matters, will consider dividend payouts and proceed with the search for potential candidates to fill the roles of Independent Directors.
The Board recommendations on the aforementioned matters shall be approved at the Company’s Annual General Meeting ("AGM") the date of which will be announced in due course.
Polyus is the world’s fourth-largest gold mining company by production volumes and the largest gold miner in terms of attributable gold ore reserves. The Company has the lowest production costs among major global gold producers. Its principal operations are located in Siberia and the Russian Far East: Krasnoyarsk, Irkutsk and Magadan regions and the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia).
Investor and Media contact
This announcement may contain "forward-looking statements" concerning Polyus and/or Polyus group. Generally, the words "will", "may", "should", "could", "would", "can", "continue", "opportunity", "believes", "expects", "intends", "anticipates", "estimates" or similar expressions identify forward-looking statements. The forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed in the forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements include statements relating to future capital expenditures and business and management strategies and the expansion and growth of Polyus’ and/or Polyus group’s operations. Many of these risks and uncertainties relate to factors that are beyond Polyus’ and/or Polyus group’s ability to control or estimate precisely and therefore undue reliance should not be placed on such statements which speak only as at the date of this announcement. Polyus and/or any Polyus group company assumes no obligation in respect of, and does not intend to update, these forward-looking statements, except as required pursuant to applicable law.