KazMunaiGas Exploration Production JSC (KMG EP or the Company) has expanded its Management Board and appointed Dastan Abdulgafarov, the former Managing Director of Business Development, as the Chief Financial Officer (Deputy CEO for Economy and Finance), the press service of the JSC said Jan.13.
The message said that Dastan Abdulgafarov would also remain a member of the Company’s Management Board, trend.az reports.
“Zhanneta Bekezhanova, who previously served as Deputy CEO for Economy and Finance, left the post at her own request,” said the message.
On 12 January 2015, during the KMG EP Board of Directors meeting, Aziz Ileuov, the Managing Director for Business Development, was appointed and elected as a member of the Management Board of KMG EP. There are now seven members of the Company’s Management Board.
Management Board of the Company included: Abat Nurseitov – Chief Executive Officer, Kairbek Yeleusinov – Deputy CEO for Operations, Malik Saulebai – Head of Staff, Dastan Abdulgafarov – Chief Financial Officer (Deputy CEO for Economy and Finance), Shane Drader – Finance Director – Finance Controller, Botagoz Ashirbekova – HR Managing Director and Aziz Ileuov - Managing Director for Business Development.
The message said that Dastan Abdulgafarov was appointed Managing Director for Business Development in September 2006. He graduated from the Kazakh Institute of Law and International Relations majoring in International Law, and graduated from the Diplomatic Academy under the Kazakh Ministry of Foreign Affairs majoring in International Economy. He has an Executive MBA from the Skolkovo Moscow School of Management, and a Master’s Degree in Oil Business from ENI Corporate University. Before joining KMG EP he was employed by KazMunayTeniz Offshore Oil Company, National Company KazMunayGas.
Aziz Ileuov had previously been an Advisor, First Deputy General Director at Kaztransgas, Deputy General Director, and Managing Director for Economy and Finance at Kaztransoil, held various job titles at Trade House KazMunayGas, a national company Zhetysu Social and Business Corporation, ZAO Intergaz Central Asia, Kazakh Ministry of Economy, Kazakh Ministry of Finance, etc. He graduated from Belarusian State University majoring in political economics.
KMG EP is among the top three Kazakh oil and gas producers. The overall production in 2013 was 12.4 million metric tons (an average of 251,000 barrels per day) of crude oil, including the Company’s share in Kazgermunai, CCEL and PKI.