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Thursday 26 November, 2009

OJSC Cherkizovo Grp

Cherkizovo Wins Best Consumer

RNS Number : 1506D
Open Joint Stock Co Cherkizovo Grp
26 November 2009



26th November 2009 - OJSC Cherkizovo Group ("the Company") is one of Russia's leading integrated and diversified producers of meat. The company's shares are traded in Moscow and via GDRs on the London Stock Exchange. The Company is pleased to announce that it has won an award in the category of "Best Annual Report in the consumer sector."

Cherkizovo Group was pronounced the winner in the category "Best Annual Report in the consumer sector" at the 11th Federal Annual Report Awards held by RTS Stock Exchange on 20th November 2009.

The annual awards have been held since 1998 and are the oldest of their kind in Russia. This year 170 companies entered, and the nominees included companies from across the Russian economy, including: oil and gas, energy, metallurgy, banking, telecom, investment and mining. The consumer sector category, which Cherkizovo entered for the first time, included some of Russia's largest consumer companies

The expert panel of judges was drawn from the equity marketspublic authorities and professional societies.  Participating annual reports were judged on design, content and disclosure for investors and clients. 

Sergey Mikhailov, CEO of Cherkizovo Group, commented on the award: "We are very happy that our Annual Report won this prize. We seek to maintain high levels of quality communications with all stakeholders and this award reflects our hard work and focus." 

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Investors, analysts and Russian media:

Cherkizovo Group OJSC 

Irina Ostryakova, Head of Communications

Tel. +7 495 788 3232

UK/ international media:

Temple Bar Advisory, London (PR advisor)

Alex Money/Tom Allison

Tel: +44 20 7002 1080

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 the Group. You can identify forward looking statements by terms such as "expect," "believe," "anticipate," "estimate," "intend," "will," "could," "may" or "might" the negative of such terms or other similar expressions. 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 to reflect events and circumstances occurring after the date hereof or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events. Many factors could cause the actual results to differ materially from those contained in our projections or forward-looking statements, including, among others, general economic conditions, our competitive environment, risks associated with operating in Russia, rapid market change in our industry, as well as many other risks specifically related to the Group and its operations.

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