General Shareholders Meeting
The General Shareholders Meeting is the supreme governing body of JSC INK-Capital. JSC INK-Capital ensures the shareholders’ right to participate in the management of the Company. The shareholders have a right to manage the Company primarily through making decisions on most important issues relating to the activities of JSC INK-Capital at the General Shareholders Meeting.
The Company has adopted the internal documents ensuring, in accordance with the laws of the Russian Federation, shareholders’ rights to request that a General Shareholders Meeting be convened and to place proposals on its agenda, enabling the shareholders to get properly prepared for participation in General Shareholders Meeting, enabling the shareholders to exercise their right to vote. In particular, the competence, procedures for convening and decision-making of the General Shareholders Meeting are set out in the Charter of JSC INK-Capital and the Regulations on the General Shareholders Meeting of JSC INK-Capital.
Pursuant to Clause 8.1 of the Charter of JSC INK-Capital, the General Shareholders Meeting shall be held (in case the Meeting is held by joint presence) at the location of the Company – Irkutsk, Russia, but it can be held in other cities as well – Moscow or London.
Board of Directors
The Board of Directors of JSC INK-Capital provides the Company with strategic guidance, monitors the activity of the sole executive body, determines major principles and approaches to creating risk management and internal control system within the Company, and carries out other key functions, except for resolving the issues that fall within the competence of the General Shareholders Meeting.
The Board of Directors plays a key role in prevention, identification and resolution of corporate conflicts and conflicts of interest. For this purpose, JSC INK-Capital adopted the Regulations on Settlement of Corporate Conflicts and Conflicts of Interest, with due account for the best corporate governance practices. These Regulations set out the procedure for reviewing inquiries from the shareholders of JSC INK-Capital, and the procedures to prevent and resolve corporate conflicts and/or conflicts of interest.
The purpose of the Board of Directors is to provide strategic business planning for the Company’s activities, to approve the medium-term and long-term development plans, to help in achieving the Company’s objectives on performance of the business activities for profit making, to protect rights and legitimate interests of the shareholders. The competence, procedures for convening and decision-making of the Board of Directors are set out in the Federal Law “On Joint Stock Companies”, Charter of JSC INK-Capital and Regulations on the Board of Directors of JSC INK-Capital. The Board members of JSC INK-Capital are elected by the General Shareholders Meeting for the period until the next annual General Shareholders Meeting. The procedure of proposal by the shareholders of candidates to the Board of Directors is set out in Article 53 of the Federal Law “On Joint Stock Companies” and Clause 8.11 of the Charter of JSC INK-Capital.
The number of members of the Board of Directors shall be determined by the Resolutions of the General Shareholders Meeting in accordance with the Federal Law “On Joint Stock Companies”. The composition of the Board of Directors is balanced, in particular, in terms of qualifications, expertise, and business skills of its members. The Board of Directors enjoys the confidence of the shareholders. The Board of Directors should include as least one independent director. The Board’s principal role, powers and functions in JSC INK-Capital, including the procedure for introduction of amendments to the agenda of a Board Meeting, are regulated by the internal documents.
Pursuant to the international Corporate Governance best practices JSC INK-Capital insures responsibility of all Board members and the General Director of JSC INK-Capital. Based on the results of the tender for such insurance JSC INK-Capital engaged Public Joint Stock Company "Ingosstrakh".
PJSC "Ingosstrakh" has been operating in the domestic and international markets since 1947. Today, it is one of the largest and most well-know Russian insurance companies, which provides a full range of insurance services. Responsibility of PJSC "Ingosstrakh" to clients on the full amount of possible losses is based on high financial, stability, significant amount of own funds and reliable reinsurance programs. Reinsurance partners of PJSC "Ingosstrakh" are leading international companies, such as Allianz, AXA, CCR, Gen Re, Hannover Re, syndicates Lloyd's, Munich Re, Partner Re, QBE, SCOR, Swiss Re, Transatlantic Re, XL Re, etc. High goodwill of PJSC "Ingosstrakh" has been confirmed by the international rating agency Standart & Poor's: long-term counterparty credit rating and financial strength rating of PJSC "Ingosstrakh" are "BBB-", rating on a national scale "ruAA " is "stable". Official site of PJSC "Ingosstrakh" - www.ingos.ru
Members of the Board of Directors:
Nikolay BuynovChairman of the Board of Directors of JSC INK-Capital since 2008
Mr. Buynov graduated from Leningrad Institute of Railway Engineers named after Obraztsov (now St. Petersburg State Transportation University) with a diploma in Engineering. He spent his early career as an engineer followed by the position of the deputy director and then the head of small business. Since 1993, Mr. Buynov has been running a business of his own. In 2000, he founded Irkutsk Oil Company, LLC jointly with a group of associates to operate oil and gas condensate fields located in Irkutsk region.
Marina SedykhMember of the Board of Directors of JSC INK-Capital since 2008
Ms. Sedykh graduated from Irkutsk State University in 1983 with a diploma in Law and began her career as a legal counsel in a state-owned enterprise in Primorskiy Kray. In 1985, she joined the Kuibyshev Irkutsk Heavy Machinery Plant as a senior legal adviser and then held the position of the Chief Legal Officer in "Vostsibneftegazgeologiya". Having extensive professional experience in the legal and industrial sector, Ms. Sedykh has been the head of Irkutsk Oil Company, LLC since its foundation in 2000.
Alexander BadilinMember of the Board of Directors of JSC INK-Capital since 2008, member of the Audit Committee under the Board of Directors
Mr. Badilin graduated from the Irkutsk Institute of National Economy (now Baikal State University of Economics and Law) as an engineer and economist, and was a graduate student of the Leningrad Institute of Engineering and Economics named after P. Togliatti. He began his career in 1976 at the Kuibyshev Heavy Machinery Plant in Irkutsk as an engineer and advanced to the position of the Deputy Director of Economic Affairs. From 1994, Mr. Badilin worked in the banking industry and joined Irkutsk Oil Company, LLC in 2002 as the Deputy General Director for Economics. In January 2017 he became an Advisor to the General Director for Economic Affairs in Irkutsk Oil Company LLC.
Donald WolcottMember of the Board of Directors of JSC INK-Capital since 2018
Mr. Wolcott holds a Ph.D. in Oil and Gas engineering from Colorado School of Mines, USA, a bachelor and a master degree in Oil Engineering from the University of Wyoming, USA. Previously, he served as Director of Wind River Management Ltd., Director of EWT International LLC. In 2016-2017 Mr. Wolcott was the CEO of Petroceltic International. In 2014-2015 he was a non-executive independent director of Petroceltic International. Currently Mr. Wolcott holds a position of the President of GEODE Energy Inc., Alaska, USA.
Sergey DonskoyMember of the Board of Directors of JSC INK-Capital since 2018
In 1992, Mr. Donskoy graduated from the State Academy of Oil and Gas named after I. Gubkin with a degree in automation and telemechanics. From 2012 to 2018 he served as a Minister of Natural Resources and Environment of the Russian Federation. Previously, Mr. Donskoy held positions at JSC Lukoil, JSC Zarubezhneft, he also served as the Chairman of the Board of Directors of JSC Rosgeology.
Dmitriy VeremeevMember of the Board of Directors of JSC INK-Capital since 2021, Independent Director, Chairman of the Audit Committee under the Board of Directors
Mr. Veremeev holds an MBA degree from Kellogg School of Management, a Master’s degree in economics from the Higher School of Economics and a Bachelor’s degree in maths from Moscow Institute of Electronics and Mathematics. He is a recognised independent director as certified by the Institute of Directors (U.K.). Mr. Veremeev has previously served as Managing Director in the investment banking department at UBS and similar roles at Bank of America Merrill Lynch and Morgan Stanley at their Moscow and London offices between 2001 and 2018. Mr. Veremeev is a Managing Partner of ResourceOne, an investment company focused on energy transition opportunities.
In order to ensure ongoing communication with the shareholders, coordinate Company’s efforts to protect rights and interests of the shareholders and maintain effective work of the Board of Directors, the Company elects the Corporate Secretary whose duties are set out in the Regulations on Corporate Secretary of JSC INK-Capital.General Director (CEO)
The General Director is the sole executive body of JSC INK-Capital. The General Director is accountable to the General Shareholders Meeting and the Board of Directors. The General Director performs the duties established by the Charter, and other functions, except for those assigned to the other management bodies by the Federal Law “On Joint Stock Companies” and the Charter of JSC INK-Capital.
Marina Sedykh has been the CEO of JSC INK-Capital since March 2008.