Board of Directors

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Board of Directors is a governing body of IFK JSC in charge of general management of its activities except for matters which subject to legislative acts of the Republic of Kazakhstan and the Articles of Association of the Fund fall within competence of the Sole Shareholder and the Management Board of the Fund. Activities of the Board of Directors rest on principles of rationality, efficiency, diligence, good faith, honesty and responsibility.

Members of the Board of Directors of “Investment Fund of Kazakhstan” JSC

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Omarkhodzhayev Anuar Sagynalievych
Chairman of the Board of Directors

Was born on October 31, 1973 in Zhambyl region. In 1996 graduated from Kazakh State Agrarian University, Agricultural Industry Mechanization Faculty as a mechanic engineer. In 1999 graduated from Bremen Institute, Germany, Engineering Faculty via the Bolashak program.

Can speak Kazakh, English, German languages.

Passed production practice on the factory named after Likhachev (Zil) in Moscow, Russia; in agricultural equipment enterprise “DEULA” in Warendorf and in “Siemens” corporate group in Bremen, Germany.

Started his professional life in 2002 as Attaché of the Investment Committee of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan. From 2002 till 2006 – third secretary of the Embassy of the Republic of Kazakhstan in Germany. 2006 – 2007 – chief inspector of the Protocol Department of the President of Kazakhstan and in 2007 also held the position of Deputy Head of the Secretariat – Head of the Protocol Service of the Prime Minister of Kazakhstan.

2007 – 2012 – Head of the Department of External Relations and Protocol Office of the Prime Minister – Chief of Protocol of the Prime Minister of Kazakhstan.

2014 – chief of the Secretariat of the Head of the Presidential Administration of Kazakhstan. 2014-2016 – Deputy Head of the Office of the Prime Minister of Kazakhstan.

2016 – Deputy Chairman of the Board – Member of the Board of JSC “NMH “Baiterek”  Awarded with “Kurmet” order.

By the decision of the Sole Shareholder from January 27, 2017 (minutes of in-person meeting of the Board of JSC “NMH “Baiterek” No. 02/17) was elected Chairman of the Board of “IFK” JSC.

Does not hold the shares of suppliers and competitors of the company.

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Abramov Igor
Member of the Board of Directors
Independent Director

Was born in 1962, USA citizen. In 1987 graduated from JD, Law Department of the Georgetown University, Washington, District of Columbia. 1986-1987 – Founder member and editor of Georgetown Journal of legal ethics. 1985-1986 – Assistant editor, National Jewish Review of legislation (1985-1986) In 1984 studied political sciences in University of Columbia
Professional life started as judicial clerk in High Court of Israel in 1988. 1987-1990 – Associated lawyer in San-Francisco, California. 1990-1994 – Vice President and General Counsel of MRA Overseas Resources, Intl. in San-Fransisco, California. 1994-1997 – International Trade Consultant in Lafayette, California. 2005-2006 – Senior Adviser for trading issues in Sub-committee of trading, ways and means of trading, the United States House of Representatives in Washington, District of Columbia. 1997-2008 – Director of Efficient Management Programme in International Trade Administration of United States Department of Commerce in Washington, District of Columbia. 2008-2014 – Counsel and Vice President of International Development in Heenan Blaikie LLP and HB Global Advisors in Toronto, Canada.

At present time, Partner of Dorsey & Whitney LLP in Palo Alto, California. Consulting American, Canadian and international clients on issues of international trade and investments, international business operations, corporate management, ethics and compliance issues, as well as regulation of export administration regulations of USA. Specialized geographical zones of responsibility include: Eastern Europe, Central Asia and Russia, and Central America. In addition to legal practices, hold classes at Stanford University at Law Department on the issues of corporate management and ethics. Editor, author and co-author of three books, such as “Business Ethics: Guidelines for Management”, “Responsible business enterprise in the countries with developing economy” published on seven languages and adapted for more than 25 countries and for Institute of World Bank.

Does not hold the shares of suppliers and competitors of the company.

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Alimanov Zhanat Zhalgasbayevich
Member of the Board of Directors
Independent Director

Was born in 1977, citizen of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

In 1998 graduated from Kazakh State Law University with honours.

In 2000 became Master in Corporate Law of Duke University in Northern Carolina, USA, via the Bolashak program.

2007-2008 – executive director of Association of Independent Directors of Kazakhstan

2004-2007 – executive director of “Sapienti” company

2000-2004 – Director of Law Department of “Pharmacia” JSC

Has the licence (permit) to do legal practices in the state of New York, USA (New York Bar).

Since 2008 – assistant professor in college of law in KIMEP.

On June 4, 2013, was elected Member of the Board of “Investment Fund of Kazakhstan” JSC, member of Committee of Audit (Chairman of the Committee), Committee of Human Resources and Remuneration (Chairman of the Committee), Committee of Social Issues, Committee of Strategic Planning and Risk Management Committee. Decision of Sole Shareholder dated May 31, 2016 (minutes of in-person meeting of the Board of JSC “NMH “Baiterek” No. 25/16).

Does not hold the shares of suppliers and competitors of the company.

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Medeuov Usengeldy Umirzhanovych
Member of the Board of Directors
Independent Director

Was born on January 10, 1948, in Chemolgan village, Kaskelen region, Almaty oblast, citizen of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

In 1966-1971 graduated from Kazakh Polytechnic University named after V.Y. Lenin as planning engineer.

Professional life started in 1971 as economist, junior research associate in Scientific-Research Economical Institute under State Planning Committee of Kazakh S.S.R. in Almaty. 1981 – merchandiser and organiser of Taskesken procurement agency, then Deputy Chairman of workers’ co-operative store, Semipalatinsk oblast. 1984-1985 – Director of Taskesken raibytkombinat and in 1986 – Deputy Chief of normative-research sector of labor of Ministry of Public Services of Kazakh S.S.R. in Almaty.

1986-1990 – assistant of Minister of Public Services, Chief of Administration of Ministry of Public Services of Kazakh S.S.R. in Almaty. 1991-1994 – Head of Department in Ministry of Labor of the Republic of Kazakhstan. 1994 – worked in public sector at President of the Republic of Kazakhstan in main control inspection. 1995-2007 – State Inspector of Department of Government Control and Arrangements of Administration of President of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

At present time Delegate at Mazhilis of the Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan of IV-V Call, Member of Committee of International Affairs, Defense and Security.

Awarded with jubilee medals, medal “Eren enbegi yushin”, “Kurmet” order.

Medeuov Usengeldy Umirzhanovych is not an affiliated person of “Investment Fund of Kazakhstan” JSC.

Does not hold the shares of suppliers and competitors of the company.

Sakishev Yermek Rakhatovych
Member of the Board of Directors

Sakishev Yermek Rakhatovych graduated from Kazakh State Law University, Kazakh University of Management, Economics and Planning.

Professional life started in 2005 in the Ministry of Economy and Budget Planning as leading specialist. In 2005-2007 worked in companies of private sector, and in 2008-2011 in Administration of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan on positions from specialist to Head of sector of department of social-economical monitoring.

2011 – Director of Department of Innovative Policy of “NWF “Samruk-Kazyna” JSC. In 2012-2014 holded managing positions in companies of private sector.  2015 – Deputy of Chairman of the Board of “Baiterek Development” JSC.

By decision of Sole Shareholder dated April 14, 2016 (minutes of in-person meeting of the Board of JSC “NMH “Baiterek” No. 18/16) was elected Member of the Board and Chief Executive Officer.

Does not hold the shares of suppliers and competitors of the company.

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Son Vyacheslav Vladimirovych
Member of the Board of Directors

Vyacheslav graduated from Kazakh Humanities and Jurisprudence University with a degree in Law, the Modern Humanities University with a degree in Linguistics, and the University of International Business with an MBA degree in Banking and Finance. Vyacheslav Son has 12 years of experience in legal management.

He started his career in 2002 in Development Bank of Kazakhstan JSC group, where he made it all the way from a lawyer of the Legal Coverage of Securities Department to the director of the Legal Department.  Later he served as the director of the National Mining Company “Tau-Ken Samruk” JSC, and a Deputy Director General of Kazspetsexport of the Ministry of Defence of RoK. Since 2013 he has been serving as the director of the Department for Audit and Control of National Holding “Baiterek” JSC.

Vyacheslav Son has been appointed a director of National Holding “Baiterek” JSC.  His competences will include legal coverage

Does not hold the shares of suppliers and competitors of the company.

Birtanov Eszhan Amantaevich
Board of Directors member

Yeszhan Birtanov started his career in 1998 from the position of chief dealer of the Department of Monetary Operations of the National Bank of Kazakhstan.

Having worked in various positions within the department, in 2005 he was appointed deputy director, where he supervised the investment management of the gold value assets of the National Bank of Kazakhstan and the assets of the National Fund of Kazakhstan, which in 2012 amounted to about 85 billion US dollars.

With the direct participation of Yeszhan Amantaevich “National Investment Corporation of National Bank” JSC was established in 2012. In agreement with the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan, he was appointed as the first Chairman of the Board of the Corporation, where he worked from October 2012 to March 2014.

From April 2014 to June 2015, Birtanov held the posts of advisor to the chairman and director of the Planning and Budget Department of the National Bank of Kazakhstan.

During his career, Birtanov was a member of the Board of Directors of Central Securities Depository JSC and Kazakhstan Stock Exchange JSC, Standard Life Life insurance company JSC.

Does not hold shares of suppliers and competitors of the company

 

No. Position Full name Document details
1 Chairman of the Board Omarkhodzhayev Anuar Sagynalievych By decision of the Sole Shareholder dated January 27, 2017 (minutes of in-person meeting of the Board of JSC “NMH “Baiterek” No. 02/17)
2 Member of the Board of Directors Birtanov Eszhan Amantaevich By decision of the Sole Shareholder dated January 31, 2018 (minutes of in-person meeting of the Board of JSC “NMH “Baiterek” №03/18)
3 Member of the Board of Directors Abramov Igor By decision of the Sole Shareholder dated May 31, 2016 (minutes of in-person meeting of the Board of JSC “NMH “Baiterek” No. 25/16)
4 Member of the Board of Directors Alimanov Zhanat Zhalgasbayevich By decision of the Sole Shareholder dated May 31, 2016 (minutes of in-person meeting of the Board of JSC “NMH “Baiterek” No. 25/16)
5 Member of the Board of Directors Medeuov Usengeldy Umirzhanovych By decision of the Sole Shareholder dated July 19, 2016 (minutes of in-person meeting of the Board of JSC “NMH “Baiterek” No. 30/16)
6 Member of the Board of Directors Sakishev Yermek By decision of the Sole Shareholder dated April 14, 2016 (minutes of in-person meeting of the Board of JSC “NMH “Baiterek” No. 18/16)
7 Member of the Board of Directors Son Vyacheslav Vladimirovych By decision of the Sole Shareholder dated January 18, 2017 (minutes of in-person meeting of the Board of JSC “NMH “Baiterek” No. 02/17)