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Mechel Reports Igor Zyuzins Reelection as Chairman of the Board of Directors

9March2016
Moscow, Russia March 9, 2016 Mechel OAO (NYSE: MTL, MOEX: MTLR), a leading Russian mining and metals company, announces the decisions of its Board of Directors made at the meeting held on March 4, 2016.

The Board of Directors made the following decisions among others:

1. To elect Igor V. Zyuzin as Chairman of Mechel OAO’s Board of Directors.

2. To consider the following Board members as independent directors, in compliance with the company’s charter and the bylaw on the Board of Directors:

  • Vladimir V. Gusev
  • Yury N. Malyshev
  • Vladimir Y. Korovkin
  • Alexander N. Kotsky
  • Alexander D. Orischin

3. To approve the following permanent committees with the Board of Directors:

The audit committee:

  • Vladimir Y. Korovkin — head of the committee
  • Alexander N. Kotsky — member of the committee
  • Vladimir V. Gusev — member of the committee

The committee on investment and strategic planning:

  • Yury N. Malyshev — head of the committee
  • Alexander D. Orischin — member of the committee
  • Alexander N. Kotsky — member of the committee
  • Alexey G. Ivanushkin — member of the committee
  • Tigran G. Khachaturov — member of the committee
  • Oleg V. Korzhov — member of the committee

The committee on appointments and awards:

  • Vladimir V. Gusev — head of the committee
  • Vladimir Y. Korovkin — member of the committee
  • Yury N. Malyshev — member of the committee
  • Alexander D. Orischin — member of the committee

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Mechel OAO
Ekaterina Videman
Phone: +7 495 221-88-88
ekaterina.videman@mechel.com

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Mechel is an international mining and steel company which employs over 67,000 people. Its products are marketed in Europe, Asia, North and South America, Africa. Mechel unites producers of coal, iron ore concentrate, steel, rolled products, ferroalloys, heat and electric power. All of its enterprises work in a single production chain, from raw materials to high valueadded products.

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Some of the information in this press release may contain projections or other forward-looking statements regarding future events or the future financial performance of Mechel, as defined in the safe harbor provisions of the U.S. Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. We wish to caution you that these statements are only predictions and that actual events or results may differ materially. We do not intend to update these statements. We refer you to the documents Mechel files from time to time with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, including our Form 20-F. These documents contain and identify important factors, including those contained in the section captioned “Risk Factors” and “Cautionary Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements” in our Form 20-F, that could cause the actual results to differ materially from those contained in our projections or forward-looking statements, including, among others, the achievement of anticipated levels of profitability, growth, cost and synergy of our recent acquisitions, the impact of competitive pricing, the ability to obtain necessary regulatory approvals and licenses, the impact of developments in the Russian economic, political and legal environment, volatility in stock markets or in the price of our shares or ADRs, financial risk management and the impact of general business and global economic conditions.

09.03.2016

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