SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
REPORT OF A FOREIGN ISSUER
PURSUANT TO RULE 13A-16 OR 15D-16
OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
For July 29, 2016
Kennedy Business Centre, 2nd Floor,
P.C. 1087, Nicosia, Cyprus
(Address of principal executive offices)
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant files or will file annual reports under cover of Form 20-F or Form 40-F.
Form 20-F x Form 40-F ¨
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant by furnishing the information contained in this Form is also thereby furnishing the information to the Commission pursuant to Rule 12g3-2(b) under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.
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THIS REPORT ON FORM 6-K IS INCORPORATED BY REFERENCE IN THE REGISTRATION STATEMENT ON THE REGISTRATION STATEMENT ON FORM S-8 (FILE NO. 333-212441), THE REGISTRATION STATEMENT ON FORM F-3 (FILE NO. 333-205489), THE REGISTRATION STATEMENT ON FORM F-3 (FILE NO. 333-204728), THE REGISTRATION STATEMENT ON FORM S-8 (FILE NO. 333-190918) OF QIWI PLC AND IN THE OUTSTANDING PROSPECTUS CONTAINED IN SUCH REGISTRATION STATEMENT.
QIWI ANNOUNCES DETERMINATION OF INDEPENDENT DIRECTORS AND
COMPOSITION OF CERTAIN COMMITTEES OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS
QIWI plc (QIWI or the Company) hereby furnishes to the United States Securities and Exchange Commission the following information concerning certain resolutions passed by written resolution of its Board of Directors (the Board).
Pursuant to the Articles of Association of the Company, in connection with the election of a new board of directors at the annual general meeting of the Company held on June 2, 2016 (AGM), the terms of appointment of the committees of the Board of the Company have expired. Accordingly, the following resolutions, among others, were adopted:
|||The Board determined Mr. David Birch to be an independent director pursuant to the NASDAQ Listing Rules, in addition to Mr. Marcus Rhodes, Mr. Osama Bedier and Mr. Rohinton Minoo Kalifa, who were previously determined to be independent by the Board pursuant to the NASDAQ Listing Rules and elected on the AGM as independent directors.|
|||The Board re-appointed Mr. Marcus Rhodes and Mr. Rohinton Minoo Kalifa and appointed Mr. David Birch to the Audit Committee, with Mr. Marcus Rhodes serving as chairman of the Audit Committee.|
|||The Board re-appointed Mr. Andrey Romanenko and Mr. Osama Bedier and appointed Mr. Rohinton Minoo Kalifa to the Compensation Committee, with Mr. Rohinton Minoo Kalifa serving as chairman of the Compensation Committee.|
|||The Board appointed Mr. Osama Bedier, Mr. Rohinton Minoo Kalifa and Mr. David Birch to the Strategy Committee, with Mr. Osama Bedier serving as chairman of the Strategy Committee.|
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly organized.
|QIWI PLC (Registrant)|
|Date: July 29, 2016||By:|
|Chief Financial Officer|