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Mechel Reports Management Change

23December2015
Moscow, Russia December 23, 2015 Mechel OAO (MICEX: MTLR, NYSE: MTL), one of the leading Russian mining and metals companies, reports the appointment of Natalia Trubkina as the companys human resources director. Prior to her appointment, she headed the human resources department of the Groups steel division.

 In her new post, Natalia Trubkina will supervise the operations of all departments that are part of Mechel’s HR management. Elena Selivanova, who headed this line of work as vice-president for human resources and social policy, is leaving her post. The position of vice-president for human resources and social policy will no longer exist in the company.

“Natalia Trubkina is highly experienced in personnel management, particularly in the mining and steel industry. Her appointment was entirely logical, as she has proved, in her capacity as our steel division’s HR director, that she can efficiently solve issues of any complexity. I sincerely welcome Natalia to the Group’s top management team! At the same time, I am grateful to Elena Selivanova for her loyalty to Mechel and the contribution she made to the company’s development,” Mechel OAO’s Chief Executive Officer Oleg Korzhov said.

Natalia Trubkina headed Mechel-Steel Management Company OOO’s HR department since 2009. In 2009, she was HR director in Soyuzmetallresurs Management Company ZAO. In 2006-2009, she headed the HR department of RUSAL’s secondary alloys business. In 2004-2006, she worked as RUSAL’s HR manager. In 2003-2004, she worked as HR manager in Texas Nafta Industries Inc.’s representative office. In 1994-2002, she was HR manager in Belpromstroibank OAO.

Natalia Trubkina graduated Novopolotsk Polytechnic Institute’s construction school and Moscow State University’s psychology department.

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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.

23.12.2015

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