MOSCOW (Reuters) – Shareholders of Sberbank (MCX: SBER) have approved the payment of dividends at the level of 50% of net profit, as well as the new composition of the supervisory board, headed by Deputy Prime Minister Anton Siluanov, follows from the statements of the state bank.
Significant changes in the composition of the state bank's supervisory board, which for the first time in the entire history of its publicity held an annual meeting in absentia, were caused by a change in the controlling shareholder – the Central Bank transferred shares to the Ministry of Finance.
Siluanov replaced the former chairman of the Central Bank Sergei Ignatiev as chairman of the supervisory board. In addition to him, the newly elected directors include Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Chernyshenko and Deputy Finance Minister Vladimir Kolychev.
In addition to Siluanov, Chernyshenko and Kolychev, the Supervisory Board of Sberbank included: Deputy Chairman of Sberbank Bella Zlatkis and its President German Gref, Rector of the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology Nikolai Kudryavtsev and Director of the Kurchatov Institute Mikhail Kovalchuk, former Chairman of the Bank of Russia Sergei Ignatiev and his deputy Gennady Melikyan, presidential aide Maxim Oreshkin and ex-Prime Minister of Finland Esko Aho, independent investment consultant Nadia Wells, rector of Skoltech Alexander Kuleshov and founder of ruNet venture fund Leonid Boguslavsky.
(Tatiana Voronova. Editor Maxim Rodionov)