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EUROBAK pages EUROBAK Board Members 2017 Audris Barcevicius EUROBAK Chairman / President and CEO, Siemens Central Asia Audris Barcevicius joined Siemens in 1995 as a marketing director for Siemens office in Lithuania. Prior to coming to Kazakhstan, Audris served as the general director of Siemens Osakeyhtio Lithuanian Branch and a member of the board responsible for business in The Baltic States. He is now the CEO of Siemens in Central Asia. Audris holds an Executive MBA degree from Baltic Sea MBA Academy in Helsinki. He also completed Siemens and Duke University Advanced Management Training Programme (S3). Mark Smith EUROBAK Deputy Chairman / Managing Partner, Deloitte Caspian Region Mark joined Deloitte Caspian in April 2007, relocating from Edinburgh, Scotland, where he participated in the IFRS conversion and demutualisation of Standard Life PLC, which now lists on the FTSE 100. Prior to this, Mark worked with another Big Four firm for over five years in both, the UK and the Cayman Islands. Prior to becoming Deloitte Caspian managing partner in June 2012, Mark was the head of the region’s Financial Services audit industry, actively engaged in the audit of some of Kazakhstan’s largest financial institutions. Victoria Simonova EUROBAK Secretary / Partner, Dentons Victoria is a partner in Dentons’ Almaty office with over 18 years' experience and advises clients on a wide variety of Kazakhstan and international law issues, including energy, corporate, subsurface use, property and litigation matters. Victoria has advised clients on a number of pipeline matters. She is involved in the acquisition of assets and other interests in companies in the oil and gas, telecommunications and construction sectors. Victoria has advised on a number of major mergers and acquisitions. She has a LLM degree from Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, USA. Victoria is a member of the AIPN, KPLA and Kazakhstan Bar. Oleg Khanin EUROBAK Treasurer / Chairman of the Management Board, Kommesk-Omir Insurance Company Oleg Khanin worked as deputy chairman of the Management Board for Business Development since 2009. Mr. Khanin has been working in the Company since 1998. During this time he held the positions of assistant chairman of the Management Board for Insurance Affairs, auditor, chief underwriter of the Underwriting and Surveyors Department, vice president for insurance, deputy chairman of the Management Board for Financial Affairs. Mr. Khanin’s career began in 1998 in the Almaly District Tax Committee of Almaty City. In 2013, Chartered Insurance Institute CII (London, GB) certified him for the industry accomplishments. In 2013, he was awarded with the medal "Honored financier" for his contribution to the country's financial sector. Kazakhstan Association of Financiers awarded Mr Khanin with the order of "The best financier" in 2014. Ibrahim Canliel EUROBAK Board Member / Senior Vice President, Air Astana Ibrahim Canliel works for Air Astana as Senior Vice President Commercial Group and has been with the company since its early stages in 2003. He started his career initially in tourism in Turkey during the 90s until he joined avia- tion with KLM Royal Dutch Airlines in 1998; briefly in the Gulf and consequently in Kazakhstan as the commercial manager for Central Asia. He has been in Kazakhstan for the past 18,5 years managing business units successfully during both upturns and downturns. Ibrahim was a Eurobak board member during the earlier days from 2005 to 2007. He studied Economi