30 Jun 2010 18:18

MOESK to pay 450 rubles in dividends for 2009

MOSCOW. June 30 (Interfax) - Shareholders in OJSC Moscow United Electric Grid Company (MOESK), at their shareholder on Wednesday, decided to pay 0.0092389 rubles per share for 2009, a correspondent at the meeting reported.

The company's total dividend payment will come to 450 million rubles.

In addition, the shareholders elected the board of directors, which now does not include FGC's first deputy chairman Sergei Ivanov, head the department of the Energy Ministry Maria Tikhonova, MOESK's former head Yury Trofimov and deputy general director at OJSC IDGC Holding Alexei Demidov.

IDGC Holding expanded its presence on the MOESK board from three to five persons. Rejoining the board is IDGC Holding's general director, Nikolai Shvets and Alexander Popov. Among the new board members are the holding's deputy head of corporate management and shareholder relations Denis Guryanov, the director for development and sales Konstantin Petukhov and the director for finances Sergei Yurchuk. Gazprom increased its presence on the board to five persons including the managing director at Gazprombank Wolfgang Skribot, the deputy head of direct investment at Gazprombank Sergei Grishchenko, managing director at CJSC Lider Sergei Kerber and deputy general director for safer at CJSC Lider Alexei Nuzhdov.

The Moscow authorities presence on the board went unchanged including the advisor to the Moscow Region's Governor Alexei Bodunkov and Moscow's head of the energy complex, Yevgeny Sklyarov. In addition, the state reduced its presence on the board to one person with first deputy chairman of System Operator Nikolai Shulginov.

In addition, MOESK's shareholders approved the company's annual report, reelected the audit commission and approved an auditor for 2010.

MOESK owns electricity distribution assets in Moscow and Moscow region. IDGC Holding owns a controlling stake.