External assessment

Since 2016, the Company has engaged in the practice of conducting an independent (external) assessment of the activities of the Board of Directors once every three years in accordance with the recommendations of the Code and the requirements of the Regulation on the Assessment of the Board of DirectorsMinutes No. 108 dated February 24, 2018.. The next independent assessment procedure will be conducted in 2019 simultaneously with the self-assessment of the activities of the Board of Directors and its committees in accordance with a resolution of the Board of Directors dated March 29, 2019.Minutes No. 243 dated April 1, 2018..