Personnel Announcement in TCO Management Team

Jun 15, 2009

General Manager of Negotiations and Legal

Samat Azhenov has been appointed to the position of General Manager of Negotiations and Legal.


Samat Khakimovich has over 14 years of experience in Negotiations and Legal with Tengizchevroil in positions of increasing responsibility. Over this period he has served as Senior Legal Counsel and Negotiations Manager, Deputy General Manager, and Acting General Manager of Negotiations and Legal.


Samat Khakimovich graduated from Kazakh State University, faculty of law. He is a member of International Royal Institute of Arbiters and British-Russian Association of lawyers, and also a member of Kazakhstan Petroleum Lawyers' Association.


General Manager Human Resources

Mrs. Sholpan Altybaeva has been appointed as the new General Manager of Human Resources. She graduated from the Moscow State University with a degree in psychology. She has a degree in candidate of psychological science.


Mrs. Altybaeva has over 10 years of experience in Human Resources management with KazMunaiGaz (KMG), Kazakhstan Temir Zholy (KTZ), and KazTranzGas (KTG). During her career, Mrs. Altybaeva has held positions of increasing responsibility in HR Planning, HR Training, and HR Management.


General Manager Government and Public Affairs

Government and Public Affairs. Rzabek graduated from the Alma-Ata Energy Institute with a degree in Electrical Engineering and additionally obtained a degree from Leningrad North Western HR Center in Political Science and completed advanced studies at the Institute of International Studies in Monterey California.

Rzabek has 27 years of industry and government experience in areas of Engineering, Government Leadership (Zhyloi Akim), Land Management, OE/HES, and Government and Public Affairs.


Over the course of his career he has worked for Power Network Enterprise, TenizMunaiGas, the Pavlodar Refinery, KazkakhOil, the Zhylioy District Government, and for the past 8 years in positions of increasing responsibility at Tengizchevroil LLP and most recently as the Deputy General Manager of Government and Public Affairs based in Astana.