The General Meeting of Shareholders (GMS) is the highest governing body of the bank. The bank ensures equal participation of all shareholders in the meeting. They receive timely notification of the event 30 days prior to the scheduled date of the GMS the bank provides its shareholders with information and materials necessary for making decision on the items on the agenda. Shareholders holding 2% or more of the voting shares are entitled to put items on the agenda of the GMS and nominate candidates to the Board of Directors and the Audit Commission.
The main objective of the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders is to enable shareholders to summarise and discuss financial and operating performance of the bank.
The Board of Directors has the right to convene Extraordinary Meetings of Shareholders either on its own initiative or at the request of the Audit Commission, the auditor or shareholders holding not less than 10% of the voting shares as of the date of filing the claim. The Extraordinary Meetings of Shareholders convened on initiative of the Audit Commission, the auditor or shareholders holding not less than 10% of the voting shares shall be held within 50 days from the date of filing the claim on holding the meeting.
Notification on the date, time, place, form of holding the meeting and its agenda is published at the bank’s Internet website www.vbank.ru at least 30 calendar days prior to the scheduled date of the GMS.