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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:

Vladimir Mishurkin
Chief Executive Officer

Vladimir Mishurkin has a position of Chief Executive Officer of  Tengiztransgas LLP since December 2011.

Vladimir Mishurkin has been working in Tengiztransgas LLP since 2007 as the Executive Director of production, operation and marketing. In 2009 he was appointed to the First Deputy CEO. He has over 14 years’ industry and senior management experience, primarily in the railway, mining, oil and gas industry.

He was the Chief Executive Officer of AltynDala Mining LLP from 2004 until 2007 and the Head of Kazglasdistribution LLP from 2005 until 2006. Prior to this he was the Chief Executive Officer of Irtysh Oil LLP from 2001 until 2004. 

Vladimir Mishurkin has the diploma of the Moscow Institute of Modern Business in "Information management" and studied at «Automation and Control of power systems» of the Pavlodar State University.

Anuar Shalkarbekov
Chief Financial Officer

Anuar Shalkarbekov has been the Chief Financial Officer of Tengiztransgas LLP since October 2013. He has more than eight years’ experience in finance, much of it spent working in the railway industry. Prior to joining the Group, Mr. Shalkarbekov served as head of finance at JSC Vasilkovskii GOK from 2007 until 2008.

He held a number of corporate finance roles from 2000 until 2007, when he worked at ABN AMRO, BTA Bank, Temir Bank and Bank CenterCredit. Mr. Shalkarbekov holds a BA in Finance from the Kazakhstani State Academy of Management and an MSc in Finance from the Lancaster University Management School at Lancaster University.

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). 

Olga Gerassimova
Chief Commercial Officer 

Olga Gerassimova has a position of Chief Sales Officer of Tengiztransgas LLP since March 2014. 

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 company until 2007.

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

Chief representative officer, 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.

Aliya Baizhumankyzy 
Head of Wagon park accounting Management

Baizhumankyzy Aliya is holding a position of the Head of Wagon park accounting Management of Tengiztransgas LLP since April 2010. She joined a team in 2002 as a Technical Department Expert. In 2007 Aliya was promoted to the level of Car Fleet General Manager and was subsequently appointed Head of Wagon park accounting Management of Tengiztransgas LLP in 2009.

Aliya is serving as a Chief Operating Officer at “Transport Holding” LLP since 2007.

Baizhumankyzy Aliya graduated from Al-Farabi Kazakh National University in 1998 with a degree in “Applied Mathematics”. In 2010, Baizhumankyzy Aliya was awarded Certificate No.006 issued by Kazakhstan Association of Carriers in recognition of excellent performance as rolling stock specialist.