Today in the morning the Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan Askar Mamin introduced to the Samruk-Kazyna management the new CEO of the Fund - ex-Managing Director for Asset Management Almasadam Satkaliyev.
The head of government noted the merits of Akhmetzhan Yessimov to the country over the long years of his work.
In turn, A. Yessimov especially thanked the Elbasy, with whom he worked since 1990, for the trust that he had been shown over more than 30 years. He wished the current President of the country, with whom they had worked together in different positions in the Government since the 90s, great success.
Akhmetzhan Smagulovich also expressed his gratitude to the staff of the Fund for more than three years of joint work and noted that he was leaving the post with a sense of accomplishment.
A. Yessimov emphasized that during his leadership of the Fund, dividends to the Government increased 10 times, previously attracted loans for KZT554 billion were returned to the National Fund ahead of schedule. The value of the Fund's net assets increased by 39%, the new procurement model allowed the Fund to save KZT 410 billion. The model itself became the basis for a new procurement law recently passed by parliament.
During the years of Kazakhstan's independence, Akhmetzhan Yessimov worked as the Head of the Administration of the Almaty Region, three times was Deputy Prime Minister, was the First Secretary of State of Kazakhstan, Chairman of the State Committee of Kazakhstan on Investments, Head of the Presidential Administration. For several years, he represented the interests of Kazakhstan as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg. He headed the country's Delegation to the EU and NATO. He worked as the Minister of Agriculture, akim of the city of Almaty, the head of "Astana EXPO - 2017".