Moscow, 1 September 2010. The Board of Directors of JSC RusHydro (ticker symbols: RTS, MICEX, LSE: HYDR; OTCQX: RSHYY) has determined that 12 members will comprise Company's Management Board and elected Vladimir A. Kalamanov to the Management Board, effective from 1 September 2010.
Vladimir Kalamanov was appointed to position of Deputy Chairman of the Company Management Board by the decision of the Chairman of the Management Board Evgeny Dod.
Mr. Kalamanov is currently the Director General, Vice Chairman and a member of the Board of Governors of the International Center for Sustainable Energy Development. He is also a Class-1, Active State Advisor of the Russian Federation and holds the diplomatic rank of Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation.
Previously, from 2002 to 2009, he was the Russian Federation President's representative at UNESCO in France and, from 2000 to 2002, the Russian Federation President's special representative for Human Rights and Civil Liberties in the Chechen Republic.
Prior to that, from 1999 to 2000, he served as Director of the Federal Migration Service of the Russian Federation.
His Russian and foreign awards include: Order of Friendship, Order of Honor and Council of Europe's Medal of Merit
Mr. Kalamanov was born on 2 June 1952. He graduated from Moscow State Institute of International Affairs in 1980. He is a Candidate of Historical Science, Doctor of Law and professor.