PricewaterhouseCoopers Audit endorsed as Gazprom's auditor for 2005
In compliance with the Board of Directors’ recommendations, PricewaterhouseCoopers Audit has been endorsed by Gazprom’s Annual General Shareholders’ Meeting as the Company’s auditor for 2005.
PricewaterhouseCoopers Audit is the Russian branch of the PricewaterhouseCoopers International Group of Companies – a global leader in auditing and consulting services. The company performs its professional services in many locations worldwide through a network of its international representative offices.
PricewaterhouseCoopers first appeared on the Russian market back in 1913. After a long period of absence, the company resumed its business in Russia in 1989.
Gazprom and PricewaterhouseCoopers Audit launched cooperation in 1995. Currently, PricewaterhouseCoopers Audit’s services being rendered to Gazprom are as follows:
- auditing Gazprom’s (parent company’s) financial statements pursuant to the requirements of the Russian legislation;
- auditing the Gazprom Group’s annual consolidated financial statements filed in accordance with the requirements of the Russian legislation;
- auditing the Gazprom Group’s annual consolidated financial statements filed under the International Financial Reporting Standards.
PricewaterhouseCoopers Audit is also serving as auditor for Gazprom’s major subsidiaries.
Information Directorate, OAO Gazprom