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Detsky Mir’s Shareholders Elect New Board of Directors

Moscow, Russia, 15 March 2021 – PJSC Detsky Mir (“Detsky Mir” or the “Company”, MOEX:  DSKY), announces the results of its Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders (EGM), which took place on 12 March 2021.

Detsky Mir’s shareholders have elected a new Board of Directors, composed of five independent directors, four representatives of majority shareholder Gulf Investments Limited (Altus Capital), and one non-executive director:

  1. Anischenko, Andrey Anatolievich (independent director, new to the Board) – entrepreneur and investor in digital education services and marketing;
  2. Foss, Michael (independent director, new to the Board) – co-founder and member of the Board of Directors of Independent Pet Partners Holdings LLC (a U.S. pet supplies retail chain);
  3. Gordon, Maria Vladimirovna (independent director, new to the Board) – member of the Supervisory Board of PJSC Moscow Exchange, member of the Board of Directors of PJSC Polyus and member of the Supervisory Board of PJSC ALROSA;
  4. Grachev, Pavel Sergeevich (new to the Board) – CEO of PJSC Polyus;
  5. Klenov, Dmitry (new to the Board) – Director of UFG Investment Services Limited, Director of Altus Capital Management Limited;
  6. Klimanov, Vladimir Gennadievich (new to the Board) – Investment Director of Veta Capital Partners LLC;
  7. Kotomkin, Stanislav Valerievich (independent director) – co-founder of AMF – International Flowers Delivery Network;
  8. Maher, Tony – Chairman of the Board of Directors of PJSC Progress, member of the Board of Directors of MD Medical Group;
  9. Shevchuk, Alexander Viktorovich (independent director) – Executive Director of Association of Institutional Investors (API);
  10. Stiskin, Mikhail Borisovich (new to the Board) – Deputy CEO for Economics and Finance of PJSC Polyus, Senior Vice President for Finance and Strategy of Managing Company Polyus LLC.

The Chairperson of the Board of Directors, as well as members of the Board committees will be determined at the next meeting of the Board.

The EGM also approved the amended Regulations on Remuneration and Compensation Paid to the Members of the Company’s Board of Directors. In accordance with the new version of the document, all Board members will be remunerated, with the exception of the Company’s executive body members.

For additional information:

 Julia Polikarpova        

Head of Public Relations        

Tel.: +7 495 781 08 08, ext. 2041

Sergey Levitskiy

Head of Investor Relations

Tel.: + 7 495 781 08 08, ext. 2315