According to the Charter, the Supervisory Board is responsible for general management matters. The authority of the Supervisory Board includes establishment of priority lines of business, appointment and dismissal of Executive Board members, preparation and convocation of General Shareholders’ Meetings, recommendations on dividends, regular review of the CEO and Chairman of the Executive Board’s reports about the bank’s activity, and other matters.
In 2013, the Supervisory Board held 7 meetings to review inter alia: preparation and convocation of the Annual General Shareholders’ Meeting; annual and interim reports; recommendations on the distribution of profits and the amount of dividends; appointment of the bank’s auditor; approval of Sberbank Development Strategy for
In 2013 Sberbank’s Supervisory Board consisted of 17 members, including 7 independent directors. The representation of management on the Board remained unchanged — 2 executive officers.