Scheduled changes will be made in the Board of Directors of BTA Bank as the result of restructuring completion11.02.2013 15:02:30
Almaty, February 11, 2013 – Today BTA Bank (the Bank) informed on changes to be made in the Board of Directors after successful completion of the restructuring. Subject to such changes Mr. Anvar Saidenov, Chairman of the Board of Directors, Mr. Sergey Babayan and Mr. Jacek Brzezinski, Creditor Directors and Mr. Ilkka Salonen, Independent Director filed notices on termination of their powers as the Bank’s Directors upon their own initiative with effect from February 14, 2013.
“The Board of Directors as currently composed successfully resolved all its tasks, the main of which was definitely completion of the Bank’s restructuring. By constructive representation of the interests of different groups of shareholders, the Directors made a substantial contribution to realization of such a challenging and scaled process. Besides, direct involvement of the Directors let for a considerable increase of the Bank’s corporate governance level. In this regard, I would like to express gratitude to my colleagues Mr. Sergey Babayan, Mr. Jacek Brzezinski and Mr. Ilkka Salonen for their work during the last year and Samruk-Kazyna JSC for effective cooperation with the Board of Directors of the Bank”, - Mr. Anvar Saidenov said.
Mr. Umirzak Shukeyev, Chairman of the Management Board of NWF Samruk-Kazyna JSC expressed gratitude on behalf of the Bank’s shareholders to the Board of Directors for the work done. “Samruk-Kazyna JSC as BTA’s major shareholder highly appreciates performance of the team of professionals in the Board of Directors during 2011-2012 period. Today, after completion of an important stage in the Bank’s work and setting new tasks, we thank Mr. Saidenov, Mr. Babayan, Mr. Brzezinski, Mr. Salonen and wish all success in their professional work”, - Mr. Umirzak Shukeyev said.
The issue on changes in the Board of Directors will be considered inter alia at the Shareholders’ Meeting scheduled on February 14.