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Management of the Group

The senior management team at TengizTransGroup is responsible for the day-to-day running and development of the Group and reports to the Supervisory Board.

Members of the senior management team:

Olga Gerassimova
Chief Executive Officer

Olga Gerassimova has a position of Chief Executive Officer of  Tengiztransgas LLP since December 2015.

Olga Gerassimova has been working in Tengiztransgas LLP since 2013 as the Executive Commercial Director. Since 2014 she had a position of Commercial Director. She has over 10 years’ industry and senior management experience.

She was the Chief Executive Director of the group of companies «Zolotiye polya» from 2007 till 2013 and from 2003 till 2007 of the Agroinvest Trading LLP. She had a position of the Chief Commercial Officer of «Golden Grain» Сompany until 2007.

Olga Gerassimova has the diploma of the Novosibirsk State Trading Institute in «Trade organization and management».

Issina Aliya
Chief Financial Officer

Issina Aliya has been the Chief Financial Officer of Tengiztransgas LLP since January 2016. She has more than 17 years’ experience in finance and stock market. Aliya began the work in commercial bank Kaspi Bank JSC, having worked in total 7 years at a number of positions in the sphere of planning, budgeting and risk management. Also Aliya has experience in Air Astana JSC as the Chief Financial Analyst, Caspian Investment Holding JSC as the Chief of Economics and Finance department, Kazpost JSC as the Managing Director for Economy. Aliya gained extensive experience on management of investment portfolio and corporate finance on a position of the Deputy and then the Chairman of the board of Seven Rivers Capital JSC (the license NBRK RK for management of investment portfolio and implementation of broker and dealer operations).

Aliya has the bachelor's degree on economy and finance of the Kazakhstan Academy of Management and master’s degree in the general and strategic management of University by Jan Amos Kamensky (Prague, UJAK).

Baurzhan Seralin
Corporate management Director

Baurzhan Seralin has been Corporate management Director of Tengiztransgas, LLP since February 2010. From 2008 to 2010 he held a number of roles, including head of the legal departments at National Information Technologies (JSC), JSC Orken and the Kazakhstani Center for Engineering and Technology Transfer.

In his earlier career, Mr Seralin held management positions from 2005 until 2007, within a number of organisations, including JSC Sustainable Development Fund Kazyna and the Ministry of Education and Science of Kazakhstan. He holds a BA in Law from Kazakhstani State Law University and a BA in Economy from Kazakhstani University of Economy, Finance and International Trade.


Ivan Karyakin
Development Director

Ivan Karyakin has been Development Director of Tengiztransgas LLP since November 2010. He has over 14 years’ experience in management and technical control, including railway transport and industrial construction.

Prior to joining the Group, Mr. Karyakin worked in a range of technical, managing and directing capacities, including position in Dala Group JSC (2007-2010), ALCON JSC (2003-2007), KTZh JSC (2001-2003), and Ulba Metal Plant JSC (1998-2001).

Mr. Karyakin graduated Moscow State University of Railway Transport. He is the Candidate for experts in certification of quality and manufacture systems of the Russian certification systems in Federal Railway transport. In 1994 he graduated Moscow State Technical University n.a. Bauman (Radio and Mechanical Engineer). 

Viktor Khramtsov
Chief representative officer on western region

Since 2008 till now Viktor Khramtsov has a position of the Executive Director of Ak-Zhaiyk-7 LLP - one of the companies in TengizTransGroup. In July 2010, he was invited for the post of Chief representative officer of Tengiztransgas LLP.

Khramtsov Victor began his career in 1977 at the Locomotive Depot in Almaty as an Assistant Engineer. In 1982, Victor was appointed Locomotive Engineer, followed by the positions of Class 2 Electric Locomotive Engineer and Engineering Instructor. In 1996, he was invited to serve as Chief Passenger Locomotive Foremаn at Almaty-1 Depot. In 1998, Victor was appointed Deputy Director for the operations of Almaty-1 Depot, followed by the position of Chief Engineer. Still in 1998, he was also employed as Deputy Maintenance Director. In 2000, he was appointed Chief Engineer of the Southern region Locomotive Management Department. Victor also served as Head of the Servicing Depot of Semipalatinsk from 2001. In 2003-2005, he held the position of Chief Technical Officer followed by the position of First Deputy General Director of Almaty Heavy Engineering Plant. He has held the position of Director General at Kushmurun TRMZ -2 since 2005.

In 1977, Victor Khramtsov graduated from the Railway College and completed training in the Almaty Road Technical College. In 2001, he graduated from Tynyshbekov Kazakh Academy of Transport and Communications with a degree in "Railroad Engines and Locomotive Management ". Khramtsov V.S. has received multiple awards for his achievements in the field of railway transport.