MTS holders elected the 9-member BOD, the company informed.
The new members include A.Gorbunov, vice president of AFK Sistema; and M.Comb and T.Holtrop as independent directors. Other members represent Sistema AFK, Munich Reinsurance, Blackstone Group, Tata Consultancy Services, Sistema Shyam Teleservices Limited.
The holders approved participation in National Payment Council Association.
The Company (TIN 7740000076) together with the subs provide services to 91mln users in Russia, Armenia, Belorussia, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan.
The share capital is equal to 206.641mln rub. split in 2066413562 common stocks of 0.1 rub. par. The working interest (50.8%) is held by Sistema AFK; 49.2% being under free circulation; 3-level ADRs (37.62%) traded on NYSE.
The IIIQ 2012-consolidated net profit (US GAAP) added 74.1% to gain $630.007mln from $361.84mln prior year; consolidated revenues climbed down 4.4% to $3.132bn from $3.275bn; corrected OIBDA declined 4.2% to $1.379bn from $1.44bn; OIBDA margin remained at 44%.
The 9-month 2012 net profit (RAS) tumbled 20.5% to come to 38.12bn rub. from 47.92bn rub. prior year period; revenues added 10.4% to come to 201.287bn rub. from 182.371bn rub.
The 9-month 2012 net profit (IAS) at MTS Group was halved to $459.983mln from $1.05bn prior year period.
The consolidated revenues lost 0.7% to come to $9.268bn from $9.337bn; corrected OIBDA rose 4% to $4.012bn from $3.868bn; OIBDA margin - 43.3% from 41.4%. The operating profit reached $1.19bn which is 43% below prior year ($2.089bn).