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Zhanar Rymzhanova is nominated to a position of the Chairman of the Board of Directors in UTLC JSC


Zhanar Rymzhanova stands as a candidate for the position of the Chairman of the Board of Directors in United Transport and Logistics Company JSC (UTLC) by being the General Director of UTLC Project Office LLC and the Senior Adviser of the President of RZD JSC. Her candidature has been already approved by the Board of Directors of RZD JSC; moreover, in the short term she will be presented for consideration in the Board of Directors of UTLC.

On the part of “NC “Kazakhstan temir zholy” JSC, Kanat Alpysbaev, the Vice-President in Finance and Economics of NC KTZ JSC, became a member of the Board of Directors of UTLC. On the part of the Belarusian Railway, Vladimir Morozov, the Head of the Belarusian Railway, became a member of UTLC. The RZD holding is represented in the Board of Directors of UTLC by the following: Anatoly Krasnoshchek, the Senior Vice-President of RZD JSC, Zhanar Rymzhanova, the Senior Adviser of the President of RZD JSC, and Petr Baskakov, General Director of TransContainer PJSC and the President of UTLC JSC.

In addition, the Board of Directors includes the following as independent directors: Alexander Shokhin, the President of the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs, Henri Kuitunen, the General Director of the Finnish national railway company VR Group, and also members of the Board of directors of TransContainer PJSC, Irina Shitkina (the General Director Adviser of Holding Company Elinar JSC) and David Hexter (the Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Private Equity New Markets, a member of the Board of Directors of Kaspi Bank, an international advisor of XENON Capital Partners).

Today Zhanar Rymzhanova holds the position of the Senior Adviser of the President of RZD JSC by being the Chairman of the Board of Directors of TransContainer PJSC and the General Director of UTLC Project Office LLC. Previously, she worked as the Deputy Chairman of the Committee on External Borrowing of the Republic of Kazakhstan, and later held a number of senior positions in the European Bank of Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), where she supervised the operation of the infrastructure and transport sectors.

UTLC JSC was established on November 13, 2014. Petr Baskakov was appointed as the President of UTLC JSC, who has been General Director of TransContainer PJSC. The holding companies of UTLC are the following: “NC “Kazakhstan temir zholy” JSC (KTZ), RZD JSC and the Belarusian Railway.