World Monitor Magazine April 2017 - Page 149

EUROBAK pages Erlan Dosymbekov EUROBAK Board Member/Managing Partner for Kazakhstan and CA, Ernst and Young Kazakhstan Erlan supervises a variety of EY projects in the region, most of which are aimed at public sector reforms, including development of infrastructure, cleantech, regional integration, tax and customs administration and many others. Currently Erlan co-chairs the FIC Investment Policy working group, and during 2012 – 2013 he co-chaired the FIC Investment Image Enhancement working group. Erlan is committed to the enhancement of investment environment through his personal engagement in business and professional associations and EY corporate projects. He is a regular speaker at various conferences/ roundtables on the subject of Kazakhstan’s investment attractiveness. Erlan is a part of EY Emerging Markets global network. Hakan Demirceken EUROBAK Board Member / General Director, InterContinental Almaty Promoted in 2010 to head all hotel operations and service delivery encompassing 277 luxury guest rooms, multiple restaurants and meeting rooms, and extensive recreational/outdoor facilities. Hold bottom line accountability for administration and performance of core departments and functions spanning food and beverage, human resources, sales and marketing, budgeting, forecasting, accounts receivable/payable, cost and inventory control, procurement, and events. Supervise, train, and evaluate 380+ full time and seasonal employees. Establish and monitor key performance indicators (KPIs) and short-/long-term goals, with focus on generating new revenue sources, reducing operating expenses, and elevating quality of services, staff morale, and guest satisfaction. Sustain continual involvement through weekly and monthly management, budget, revenue, and sales meetings. Maintain compliance with InterContinental brand standards, local laws/regulations, and industry best practices for hotel safety and security, customer service, and food/ beverage quality and sanitation. Sergey Nazarchuk EUROBAK Board Member/Managing Director, Pernod Ricard Kazakhstan Sergey NAZARCHUK, 47, originally from Altay region, Russia, graduated from Altay State Technical University with a Master’s degree in Engineering. Sergey has joined Pernod Ricard Group in 2004 as a logistic manager for Russia, and has taken several positions there before was appointed operations director for Pernod Ricard Eastern Europe in 2010. In 2014 he became a managing director of Pernod Ricard Kazakhstan. Prior to joining Pernod Ricard, he has worked in different State organizations and international companies in Russia mostly in the field of industrial and commercial project management. Anton Peshkov EUROBAK Board Member, Tikkurila Anton Peshkov was appointed General Director of LLP "Tikkurila" in Kazakhstan and the regional director of Tikkurila in Central Asia, October 1, 2013. Earlier this position was occupied Utkur Makhmutov appointed in April of 2013. Anton Peshkov graduated of the Economics Faculty of Moscow State University. During the 14-year career, he has held the positions of Sales Director, Commercial Director, Managing Director in companies such as Hortex, Bunge, Nutricia, Wimm-Bill-Dann, Fidea Group. Now A. Peshkov works with "Tikkurila" LLP and is responsible for the administrative and functional management. Traian Laurentiu Hristea EUROBAK Honorary Board Member, Ambassador, Head of the EU Delegation to the Republic of Kazakhstan Ambassador Traian Laurenţiu Hristea is a Romanian diplomat, who has been seconded to the European External Action Service. Through his successive assignments, Mr Hristea served in the capacity of the director of Directorate Enlarged Europe and Republic of Moldova (CIS countries), Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of Romania to Ukraine, the director of the Directorate for Prognosis and Policy Planning at the Romanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs etc. Before arriving to Kazakhstan, he served as the Head of the European Union Delegation to Armenia in 2011 – 2015. Ambassador Hristea has the PhD in international relations, OVIDIUS University, Romania. He speaks fluently English, Russian, French, Mongolian and Italian. Julie Kussidi EUROBAK Board Member / Executive Director Julie started her career working for a European company. She has worked in various sectors including the quality and verification control programme with the Customs Committee of the Republic of Kazakhstan, the oil & gas industry during times of massive privatization in Kazakhstan, and banking. As of November 1999, she has been in charge of the Secretariat Office of the European Business Association of Kazakhstan, working closely with the government of Kazakhstan. In this role with EUROBAK, she also works with European companies present and those planning to do business and invest in Kazakhstan. Her role also includes working with embassies represented in Kazakhstan as well as Kazakhstan embassies in other countries and the Delegation of the European Commission in Kazakhstan. She also works with various charity and business associations and chambers of commerce in Kazakhstan and worldwide. supported by EUROBAK 145