Serik K. Shakhazhanov
Chairman of the Management Board
He graduated from the Pavlodar State University named after S. Toraigyrov with a Diploma in Social Sphere and Industry Management, the Karaganda State Technical University with a Diploma in Metallurgy, also he obtained a Master’s degree in Business Administration (MBA) at the Lomonosov Moscow State University, then a Doctor’s degree in Business Administration (DBA) at the State University of the Higher School of Economics (Moscow).
1998 to 1999, he worked as an expert of the marketing and financial analyses department at NC Naizatas CJSC. 2000 to 2001, as a manager of the pension fund in the Pavlodar branch of PSF Umit CJSC.
Serik Shakhazhanov began his career in the Eurasian Group in 2001 as an Economist of the Financial Department of the Aksu Ferroalloys Plant. Then he headed the Financial Department of the Aktobe Ferroalloys Plant, and later - the Treasury Department of TNC Kazchrome JSC.
From January 2009 through April 2014 he worked as a Vice President for Finance and Economic Affairs of TNC Kazchrome JSC. He was in charge of financial and economic activities of the Company, kept control of tax and accounting services of the Company, participated in ERP development and introduction.
In May 2014 he joined Eurasian Group LLP where he became the Managing Director for Analysis and Strategic Development. Since 2014 he held position of a Deputy Chairman of the Board for Strategy and Development of the Company. Serik Shakhazhanov supervised cost-effective and optimal long-term strategic development plans at enterprises of the Group, analysis and approval of capital expenses by operational assets in Kazakhstan , procurement methodology, creating and analysis of annual procurement programmes.
Deputy Chairman of the Board, Operations
Frank Rittner gained a degree of a M.Sc. in Chemistry in the Technical University of Dortmund (Germany), and a degree of a Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry. Being a researcher, he was awarded one of the most prestigious research stipends in Germany – Feodor Lynen Research Fellowship. Frank has almost 20 years of experience in manufacturing, operational and strategic work, and work in large mining and metallurgical enterprises.
He was responsible for operations and technologies of the second largest zinc producer in the world Nyrstar (Zurich, Switzerland), for operations in the Kazakhstani Company Kazzinc. Frank Rittner was also in charge of the consulting business in the field of metallurgy and mining in PwC, being responsible for 30 CIS countries and Eastern Europe.
In September 2019, he entered the Eurasian Group LLP as Deputy Chairman of the Board for Operations.
Nikolay V. Korolkov
Deputy Chairman of the Board, Legal
Nikolay Korolkov graduated (with honours) from Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia and obtained a Bachelor’s and a Master’s degree in Law Studies. LLM (with honors) Pericles American Business and Legal Education.
He began his professional career as a legal advisor at the Russian National Association of Securities Market Participants (NAUFOR) in 2000.
2001 to 2004, Nikolay was employed as a senior lawyer at the managing company of East Line Domodedovo Group.
2004 to 2011, Nikolay was engaged as a legal advisor of the managing director and as a head of the legal department of a subsidiary of Altimo Company (telecommunications division of Alfa Group).
2011 to 2014, he acted as a director of А1 Company (investment division of Alfa Group Consortium).
2014 to 2017, he consulted ERG as a partner at a law firm. In April 2017, Nikolay entered the Eurasian Group as Deputy Chairman of the Board, Legal.
Inna Z. Gubareva
Deputy Chairman of the Board for HR and Social Affairs
Inna graduated from Komi State Pedagogical Institute with a degree in Pedagogy and Psychology, and Moscow Academy of Entrepreneurship at Moscow Government with a degree in Law Sciences. In 2004, she graduated from Lomonosov Moscow State University (degree in Organizational Psychology and Human Resource Management). Inna is certified in Human Resource Management and Remuneration Systems (international professional certification).
October 1999 to November 2001, she worked as a lawyer for Pechoraneftegaz and Investnafta. July 2001 to November 2013, she worked for LUKOIL Overseas Service Ltd as specialist at “Personnel Transfer to Foreign Projects” department (2001 – 2002); lead specialist at HR Department, then HR Department Head (2002-2007); the next two years she was the Head of HR Policy, Development & Training Department, then head of Office of Personnel & Organizational Planning (May 2009 – October 2013).
In October 2013, Inna moved to LUKOIL Overseas Holding GmbH to the position of the Head of Office of Personnel & Organizational Development.
Starting from July 2014, she held the position of Vice-President for Personnel & Organizational Development at LUKOIL Overseas BV.
In July 2017, she was appointed as Deputy Chairman of the Board of the Eurasian Group LLP.
Daniyar R. Rakhmatulayev
Deputy Chairman of the Board, Finance
He graduated from Novosibirsk State University with a degree in Mathematics. He is a scholar of the Bolashak Programme and obtained a Master’s degree in Economics from Temple University. He has the international certification of Certified Accounting Practitioner (CAP).
He worked his way up to the Director of the Department for Economics and Finance from the position of a manager in Kaz-Trans-Gas-Almaty JSC.
He joined the Eurasian Group since 2014 as the Head of the Department for Budgeting and Economic Analyses. During the last 3 years he was the Director of the Department for Financial Planning and Analyses of ERG Group.