In accordance with Rosneft’s Charter, the Board of Directors is responsible for general management of the Company except for certain matters within the authority of Rosneft’ General Shareholders Meeting, as provided for by applicable Russian legislation and the Company’s Charter.
The procedure for the nomination by the shareholders of a candidate to the Company's Board of Directors is stipulated by clause ¹53 of the federal law "On joint-stock companies" and by clause 9.6 of the Company's Charter.
As the key element of Rosneft’s corporate governance system, the Board of Directors ensures efficient management of the Company and control over its executive bodies, continuous and dynamic interaction among all corporate functions, and protection of shareholder rights.
Members of Rosneft’s Board of Directors are elected by the General Shareholders Meeting for a term until the close of the next Annual General Shareholders Meeting.
Rosneft’s Board of Directors consists of nine members, and has a balanced combination of executive, non-executive, and independent directors.
The Board’s principal role, powers, and functions, including the procedure for introduction of amendments to the agenda of Board's meeting, are regulated by the internal documents.