On the 18th of April, 2006, in London, Great Britain, a General meeting of shareholders and a meeting of Consultative Committee of Moscow Narodny Bank ltd (MNB), a member of the VTB Group, took place.
Within the agenda of the General meeting, MNB shareholders discussed and approved the Bank's annual report for 2005. Besides, they approved PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as an auditor of MNB for 2006, as well as amendments to the Bank's Charter and new members of MNB Consultative Committee. Now the Consultative Committee which is a collective executive body and chaired by Aleksey Ulyukaev, First Deputy Chairman of the Bank of Russia includes the following representatives of Vneshtorgbank, a 88.89 % stake holder in MNB: Andrey Kostin, Chairman and CEO, Vassily Kirpichev and Julia Chupina, members of the VTB Board and Senior Vice Presidents, and Andrey Puchkov and Nikolay Tsekhomsky, Senior Vice Presidents.
For reference: Major performance indicators of MNB in 2005: assets - ? 1,476.85 million, shareholders' equity - ? 330.3 million; net income - ? 14.1 million.