By letter dated 12 February 2009, the Republic of Lithuania nominated Ms Jurgita Uzieliene (Deputy Director of the European Union and International Affairs Department, Lithuanian Ministry of Finance) for appointment as Full Member of the Board of Directors following the resignation from the Board of Directors of Ms Migle Tuskiene.

By letter dated 16 February 2009, the Board of Governors were invited to vote on the proposed appointment.

The decision to nominate Ms Jurgita Uzieliene was taken on 4 March 2009, the date on which the requisite majority of Governors' votes was reached.

The term of office of Ms Jurgita Uzieliene will expire in 2013, at the end of the day of the Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors during which the annual report, balance sheet and profit and loss account for the 2012 financial year are examined.