KAZ Minerals

HIGH GROWTH – LARGE SCALE – LOW COST – FOCUSED ON COPPER

Core sampling drilling at  Bozshakol

Senior Management

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Oleg Novachuk

Chief Executive Officer

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Oleg Novachuk
Chief Executive Officer

Oleg joined the Group in 2001 and was appointed Chief Executive in 2007, having been Finance Director since 2005. His business acumen and operational management provide a valuable contribution to the successful delivery of the Group’s strategic objectives. He was formerly chairman of the board of directors of Kazprombank JSC.
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Andrew Southam

Chief Financial Officer

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Andrew Southam
Chief Financial Officer

Andrew joined the Company in 2006 where he has held a number of senior positions, including Group Financial Controller and Deputy Chief Financial Officer. He was appointed Chief Financial Officer in 2013 and brings significant strategic and operational financial oversight. Andrew is a chartered accountant who began his career at Deloitte in London, where he provided audit and transaction services to a number of UK listed companies. Prior to joining the Company, Andrew worked in corporate development at GlaxoSmithKline plc.
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Eldar Mamedov

General Director, KMM LLP

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Eldar Mamedov
General Director, KMM LLP

Eldar Mamedov is responsible for Government Relations, Legal, Procurement and Administration at KAZ Minerals. He began his career with the Group in 1996 as a legal adviser at Zhezkazgantsvetmet and joined the executive management team at Kazakhmys Corporation LLC, the Group’s main copper subsidiary prior to Restructuring, in 2000. In 2007 he was appointed Head of Legal for Kazakhmys PLC. A Kazakhstan trained lawyer, Eldar also holds a MBA from the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration, and has worked extensively with the Kazakhstan Government on the development of tax, subsoil use and financial market laws and regulations.
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Mian Khalil

General Director of Projects - Construction

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Mian Khalil
General Director of Projects - Construction

Mian Khalil was responsible for the construction of our major growth projects, Aktogay and Bozshakol and is currently focused on the ramp up of production at Aktogay. He has over 40 years of mining industry experience, in particular in capital projects management. Mian Khalil holds a degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Engineering and Technology, Lahore, and a Masters in Structural Engineering from Stanford University, USA. Mian has worked on mining projects across the world in senior project development roles at Lonmin and BHP Billiton. Prior to joining the Group he was involved in the development of phase four at Escondida, the largest copper mine in the world.
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Ilsur Dautov

General Director, East Region

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Ilsur Dautov
General Director, East Region

Ilsur Dautov was appointed General Director of the East Region in March 2014. He graduated from Kazakh National Technical University with a degree in Mining engineering. Ilsur brings extensive knowledge of the East Region assets, having started his career at the Zhezkent concentrator and progressed through a variety of supervisory and site management roles to develop an in-depth understating of the mining and processing chain.
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Ilyas Tulekeev

General Director, Bozymchak

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Ilyas Tulekeev
General Director, Bozymchak

Ilyas Tulekeev was appointed General Director of Bozymchak mine and concentrator in Kyrgyzstan in 2011. Ilyas joined the Group in 2006. He graduated from the Kazakh National Technical University with a degree in Metallurgical engineering and holds degrees in Finance & Economics and an MBA in International Business from Academy of Economics & Management of Kazakhstan and the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration respectively. Ilyas received several medals and awards in Kyrgyzstan for his contribution to social and economic development.