Legal basis: Article 56 para. 1 point 2 of the Act on the offer - current and periodic information
The Management Board of NEWAG S.A. ("Issuer, Company") announces that today the Management Board was informed that the shareholder of MetLife Otwarty Fundusz Emerytalny (the Fund) at the Ordinary General Meeting of the Company on June 6, 2018 through the Fund's proxy will nominate Mr. Piotr Chajderowski as a member Supervisory Board.
The fund informed that pursuant to the Ownership Supervision Rules in the investment activity of MetLife PTE S.A. ("Towarzystwo") managing the Fund, the person representing the Fund in the bodies of the portfolio company should meet the criteria of independence. Therefore, the Fund informed that according to the received statement, Mr. Piotr Chajderowski meets the criteria as an independent member of the Supervisory Board.
Mr. Piotr Chajderowski agreed to be a candidate and made a statement that:
1. has full legal capacity and was not convicted by a valid sentence for crimes in the provisions of chapters XXXIII - XXXVII of the Criminal Code and in art. 585, 587, 590 and 591 of the Code of Commercial Companies;
2. in accordance with art. 4 and art. 7 of the Act of 21 August 1997 on restricting business activity by persons performing public functions, did not perform public functions and did not occupy the positions listed in art. 1 and art. 2 of the aforementioned Act in the year prior to 06.06.2018 (the date of the General Meeting of the company) and does not occupy these positions or perform these functions at present, therefore there is no restriction to it arising from art.4 and art. 7 of the above-mentioned Act in the performance of his duties in the Supervisory Board of the Company; 3. does not engage in any competitive activity with the Company, does not participate in a company competing with the Company as a partner in a civil law partnership, partnership or as a member of a body of a capital company or a member of any competitive legal entity;
4. is not entered in the Register of Insolvent Debtors maintained pursuant to the Act of July 20, 1997 on the National Court Register;
5. meets the independence criteria of a member of the Company's Supervisory Board.
The Issuer submits the CV of the candidate enclosed. At the same time, the Issuer informs that according to the will of the Fund, consent to stand,the candidate's statement regarding the conditions of performing the function of a member of the Supervisory Board and a statement on meeting the independence criteria will be made available to the shareholders at their request. In the event of expressing the will of other shareholders to personally become acquainted with the candidate, the Fund asks to contact the MetLife Investment Department of PTE S.A. (22) 523 56 43.
Legal basis: § 19 para. 1 point 2) of the Regulation of the Minister of Finance of March 29, 2018 regarding current and periodic information provided by issuers of securities and conditions for recognizing information required by law of a non-member state as equivalent (Dz.U.2018.757 of April 20, 2018) .).
Source: company website, investor relations, current and periodic reports.