MOSCOW - National Settlement Depository (NSD), Russia's only settlement depository servicing the full range of debt and equity securities of Russian issuers, reports that Maria Krasnova has been appointed the company's Deputy Chairman of the Executive Board. In her new role she will be responsible for legal issues, corporate governance, risk management and for development of the company's quality control system.
Maria Krasnova graduated from the Law School of the Lomonosov Moscow State University. In January 2001 she joined NDC as the Head of Legal Department. From 30 November, 2009 to 3 November, 2010, Ms. Krasnova was a member of the Executive Board of NDC. On 11 November, 2010 she was appointed the Head of Legal Unit of NSD.
National Settlement Depository (NSD) is the largest settlement depository in Russia, a part of the MICEX Group, servicing on-exchange and OTC transactions with all types of debt and equity securities of Russian issuers and providing settlement services to participants in financial markets of the Russian Federation.
NSD provides storage of global certificates and depository accounting for 99% of corporate bond issues, sub-federal and municipal bond issues. It services 100% of transactions conducted in the federal bond and the Bank of Russia bond markets, more than 99% of transactions conducted in the corporate and regional bond markets, the majority of transactions with equities and also services UIT units and securities of foreign issuers.
In accordance with agreements concluded between NSD and the Bank of Russia, NSD acts as a settlement center for the organized securities market.
NSD is Russia's national numbering agency and the substitute numbering agency for the CIS, authorized to assign the international ISIN and CFI codes.
For further information about NSD: www.nsd.ru , or NSD Public Affairs Division: +7 495 232 0910,