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Mail.ru Group Ltd (MAILRq.L)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Dmitry Grishin

36 2012 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Matthew Hammond

41 2013 Chief Financial Officer, Managing Director, Director

Dmitry Sergeev

40 2014 Deputy Chief Executive Officer (Russia)

Vladimir Nikolsky

43 2013 Chief Operating Officer (Russia)

Boris Dobrodeev

32 Director, Director for Strategy and Development

Vasily Brovko

46 2014 Director

Charles Searle

53 2013 Director

Vasileios Sgourdos

46 2010 Director

Mark Sorour

55 2010 Director

Vladimir Streshinskiy

48 2008 Director

Jan Bune

63 2013 Independent Director

Hun Kim Sang

52 2011 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Dmitry Grishin

Mr. Dmitry Grishin has held the position of Chairman of the Board of Directors at Mail.Ru Group Ltd, since March 2012. Since November 2010 he has been the Company's Chief Executive Officer. He co-founded Mail.Ru Group in 2005. Mr. Grishin joined Mail.Ru in 2000 and was promoted to Technical Director in 2001. From 2003 to 2010, he led the business as CEO. He graduated from the Faculty of Robotics and Complex Automation at Moscow State Technical University and in 2012 founded Grishin Robotics, a global investment company that is dedicated to supporting personal robotics around the world.

Matthew Hammond

Mr. Matthew Hammond is Chief Financial Officer, Managing Director, Member of the Board of Directors of Mail.Ru Group Ltd. He was appointed to the Board in May 2010 and became Managing Director in April 2011. In June 2013 he also became Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Hammond graduated from Bristol University, UK, in 1996, with a degree in Economics and History. From 1997 to 2008, he was a technology analyst at Credit Suisse and was ranked number 1 in the Extell and Institutional Investor Survey eight times. He is a nonexecutive director of Strike Resources and Puricore.

Dmitry Sergeev

Mr. Dmitry Sergeev has held the position of Deputy Chief Executive Officer (Russia) of Mail.Ru Group Ltd since September 2014, when the Company fully consolidated VK and was appointed Deputy Chief Executive Officer (Russia) in October 2014. In VK he has been Chief Operating Officer since January 2014. Mr. Sergeev graduated from the Moscow State Institute of International Relations in 1998, with a degree in International Law. He worked at several investment companies, then at Alfa-Bank. From 2002 he was COO of Regional Media Group working on the consolidation of certain Russian media assets (TV, radio). From 2005 to 2006 he was a corporate development director at TV-3 television channel. In 2007 he was appointed COO of Media One Group, in 2009-2010 and 2011 he held positions of COO and CEO of UTH Holding respectively (its main assets are U Channel, Disney Channel and cable channel «MUZ-TV»). From 2012 to 2013 Dmitry was the president of Kommersant Publishing House.

Vladimir Nikolsky

Mr. Vladimir Nikolsky is Chief Operating Officer (Russia) of Mail.Ru Group Ltd. He joined Mail.Ru Group as Vice President of Online Games business in 2009 and became Chief Operating Officer (Russia) in 2013. He was previously CEO of online game holding Astrum Online Entertainment (from 2007 to 2009) which subsequently became a part of Mail.Ru Group, and co-founder and CEO of online game company IT Territory (from 2004 to 2007). Mr. Nikolsky graduated from Ivanovo State Power Engineering University.

Boris Dobrodeev

Mr. Boris Dobrodeev holds the potion of Member of the Board of Directors at Mail.Ru Group Ltd. Since November 2014 he has been Director for Strategy and Development at Mail.Ru Grop. In 2013 he was appointed Deputy CEO of VKontakte, stepping up to CEO in September 2014. He graduated from Moscow State University, Russia, in 2007, with a degree in History, and holds the Master in International Business Degree obtained from Moscow State University Business School in 2009. He worked as Analyst in Metalloinvest from 2006 to 2009, and occupied the position of a Business Development Director at an online video company Zoomby.ru in 2009-2011. From 2011 to 2012 he worked as an Investment Analyst in DST Advisors and from 2012 to 2014 as the Head of the Internet Asset Management Department at USM Advisors.

Vasily Brovko

Mr. Vasily Brovko has held the position of Member of the Board of Directors of Mail.Ru Group Ltd since March 2014. He graduated from the Faculty of Psychology at Lomonosov Moscow State University with a degree in Public Relations in Politics. He is a founder of the center for strategic communication Apostol which is engaged in production of TV content, integrated communications (PR, social media, analytics) and software development. Since 2013 he has been Head of PR department of “Russian Technologies” State Corporation.

Charles Searle

Mr. Charles St. Leger Searle has held the position of Member of the Board of Directors of Mail.Ru Group Ltd since June 7, 2013. He is currently Chief Executive Officer of Naspers Internet Listed Assets. He serves on the boards of a number of companies associated with the Naspers Group, including Tencent Holdings Ltd. Prior to joining the Naspers Group, he held positions at Cable & Wireless plc and at Deloitte & Touche in London and Sydney. Mr. Searle is a graduate of the University of Cape Town and a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia. Mr. Searle has more than 20 years of international experience in the telecommunications and internet industries.

Vasileios Sgourdos

Mr. Vasileios Sgourdos has held the position of Member of the Board of Directors of Mail.Ru Group Ltd since October 2010. A Chartered Accountant, he became Group Chief Financial Officer for MIH which owns South African listed Naspers’ Internet and Pay TV businesses in January 2009. On April 1, 2014 he was appointed as Naspers’ Group Chief Financial Officer. He was formerly director of Abril SA, Latin America’s leading magazine publisher and serves on the Board of a number of other companies in the Naspers Group. From 2007 he was General Manager for Business Development Pay Television and from 1997 to 2007, was CFO at Thai listed pay TV operator UBC. Mr. Vasileios Sgourdos graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Witwatersrand, South Africa, and is an Honours Bachelor in Accounting Science from the University of South Africa. He is a registered member of the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants.

Mark Sorour

Mr. Mark Remon Sorour has been Member of the Board of Directors of Mail.Ru Group Ltd since August 2010. A chartered accountant, he joined the Naspers Group in 1994 and has been Chief Investment Officer since 2002 and currently serves on the Naspers Board. This role gives Mark worldwide responsibility for the Naspers Group's M&A, corporate finance and capital-market fundraising activities. He has 18 years of experience in Internet, technology and pay TV businesses includes business development and dealmaking in Africa, the Middle East, Thailand, India, China, Europe, the USA, Latin America and South-East Asia.

Vladimir Streshinskiy

Mr. Vladimir Yakovlevich Streshinskiy has held the position of Member of the Board of Directors of Mail.Ru Group Ltd since August 2008. He presently holds the positions as follows: Director of USM Holdings Limited, General Director of USM Advisors LLC, CEO and Director of Garsdale Services Investment Limited, Chairman of the Board of Directors of LLC Management Company Metalloinvest, Member of the Boards of Directors of OJSC MegaFon, UTH Russia Limited, JSC “ommersant. Mr. Streshinskiy graduated with honors in applied mathematics from Moscow Physics and Technology Institute in 1992.

Jan Bune

Mr. Jan Bune has held the position of Independent Member of the Board of Directors of Mail.Ru Group Ltd since October 2013. He has experience in public accounting and business advisory in the technology, media & telecommunications sector. He was a senior audit partner at Deloitte Netherlands until May 2013. He currently serves as Commissioner at the Dutch Supervisory Authority for the Media sector, Non-Executive Director of Burgland Real Estate BV, Arbitrator at the Netherlands Arbitration Institute in Rotterdam and Independent Civil Court Witness in financial disputes. In addition he is Chairman of the Advisory Committee on governance, risk & compliance of the Royal Dutch Institute of Accountants in Amsterdam. He is also a Member of the Board of Trustees of Artis Natura Magistra, the Royal Amsterdam Zoo.

Hun Kim Sang

Mr. Sang Hun Kim has held the position of Independent Member of the board of Directors of Mail.Ru Group Ltd since February 2011. He was appointed to the Board in February 2011. He has been Chief Executive Officer of South Korea’s NAVER Corp since April 2009 and was previously its Executive Vice President of Business Management. Mr. Sang Hun Kim graduated in law from Seoul National University before going on to earn a Master’s degree in law from Harvard Law School. He has served as a judge at the Seoul Central Court.