December 15, 2023

The Sole Shareholder owning all voting shares of UMP JSC decided to elect Kuanysh Omarbekov as a member of UMP JSC Board of Directors for the period until the expiration of the term of office of the Board of Directors as a whole and a Chairman of the UMP JSC Board of Directors (Minutes of in-person meeting of the Board of Directors of NAC Kazatomprom dated November 23, 2023 No. 13/23). Askar Batyrbaev who previously held this position terminated his powers ahead of schedule.

Kuanysh Omarbekov


2007 – Almaty Academy of Economics and Statistics, Bachelor’s degree in Finance.

2014 – Kazakh Humanitarian Law University, Bachelor’s degree in Law.

2017 – Russian Academy of National Economy and Public Administration under the President of the Russian Federation, qualification “Master of Business Administration (MBA)”.

2022 – Kazakh National Research Technical University named after. K.I. Satpayev, specialty “Metallurgy and Mineral Processing”.

Labor activity:

2011-2013 – Logistics Engineer of the branch of Trade and Transport Company LLP Kazatomonerkasip Zholdary, Leading Specialist, Chief Specialist, Chief Manager of the Department of Material and Technical Management of Trade and Transport Company LLP.

2013-2018 – Deputy General Director (Economics, General issues, Business Support) of Trade and Transport Company LLP.

2018-2022 – General Director of KAP Logistics LLP (formerly Trade and Transport Company LLP).

2022-2023 – General Director of SP Akbastau JSC.

From June 2023 – Chief Operations Director of NAC Kazatomprom JSC.

Since June 29, 2023, he has been a member of NAC Kazatomprom JSC Management Board.

Since November 23, 2023, he is a Chairman of UMP JSC Board of Directors.

Total work experience in the system of NAC Kazatomprom JSC is 12 years. In current position – 6 months. In management positions – 5 years.

• Ulba Metallurgical Plant JSC is one of the recognized world producers of uranium, beryllium, tantalum and niobium products for the needs of nuclear power, electronic, metallurgical industry and other fields. The company is part of the National Atomic Company «Kazatomprom».

• NAC Kazatomprom JSC is the world leader in the production of natural uranium and the national operator of Kazakhstan on import and export of uranium, rare metals and nuclear fuel for nuclear power plants. The Group of Kazatomprom consists of 46 companies which employ over 20,000 people. Assets include any complexes of the enterprises involved in the production chain of final products from uranium exploration, mining and nuclear fuel production to science, welfare and training.

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