7 Nov 2023 13:55

New Kazatomprom chief joins board of directors

ALMATY. Nov 7 (Interfax) - The new head of Kazatomprom, Meirzhan Yusupov, has been elected to the Kazakh national atomic company's board of directors.

Shareholders made changes to the board of on November 1, according to a filing with the Kazakhstan Stock Exchange.

Yusupov and Aidar Ryskulov, managing director for economics and finance, were appointed members of the board of directors to replace Yerzhan Mukanov, the former CEO, and Yernar Zhanadil.

Kazatomprom's board of directors now consists of seven people: Arman Argingazin, Armanbay Zhubayev, Nodir Sidikov, Yernat Berdigulov, Yelzhas Otynshiyev, Aidar Ryskulov, Meirzhan Yusupov.

Kazatomprom, a government-controlled company, is involved in various aspects of the nuclear industry. This includes mining uranium, processing rare metals, and making and marketing beryllium and tantalum products.