Halyk Bank adds Zh.A. Kulekeyev to its Board as Independent Director alongside and Zh.D. Nurabayev also joining the Board

– KAZAKHSTAN, Almaty –  Halyk Bank JSC (LON:vHSBK | FRA: H4L1) the additions to its Board of Zhaksybek Abdrakhmetovich Kulekeyev as an independent director and Zhomart Dossankulovich Nurabayev as Board member representative of Holding Group ALMEX JSC, effective on 1 December 2023.

The Company also announced that Mazhit Tuleubekovich Yessenbayev will step down from the Board, effective 7 December 2023

About Zhaksybek Abdrakhmetovich Kulekeyev

Zhaksybek Abdrakhmetovich Kulekeyev graduated from S.M. Kirov Kazakh State University with a degree in mathematics, defended his dissertation at Alma-Ata Institute of National Economy, and received a degree of Candidate of Economic Sciences. Later, he was awarded the certificate of associate professor in the USSR State Committee for National Education in Applied Mathematics. The Higher Attestation Committee of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan awarded him the title of Professor of Economics.

Zh.A. Kulekeyev has extensive experience in scientific and research work as a lecturer (associate professor) at Ryskulov Kazakh Economic University, and experience in high government positions, such as Chairman of the Agency of the Republic of Kazakhstan on Statistics; Minister of Economy of the Republic of Kazakhstan (Minister of Economy and Trade of the Republic of Kazakhstan); Chairman of the Accounts Committee for Control over Execution of the Republican Budget of the Republic of Kazakhstan; Minister of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan, and experience in executive positions in the quasi-government sector: NC KazMunayGas JSC and NC Kazakhstan Temir Zholy JSC.

About Zhomart Dossankulovich Nurabayev

Zhomart Dossankulovich Nurabayev graduated from the Kazakh State Academy of Management with an economist qualification and graduated from Abay Kazakh National Pedagogical University with a lawyer qualification.

Zh.D. Nurabayev has experience in executive positions in the tax authorities of the Republic of Kazakhstan and extensive experience in executive positions in financial organizations and bank holding (Holding Group ALMEX JSC).

Zh.D. Nurabayev is an affiliate of Halyk Bank JSC. He represents the interests of a major shareholder – Holding Group ALMEX JSC – on the Board of Directors of the Bank.

About the Bank

Halyk Bank is Kazakhstan’s leading financial services group, operating across a variety of segments, including retail, SME & corporate banking, insurance, leasing, brokerage, and asset management. Halyk Bank has been listed on the Kazakhstan Stock Exchange since 1998, on the London Stock Exchange since 2006 and Astana International Exchange since October 2019.

With total assets of KZT 14,249.6bn as of September 30, 2023, Halyk Bank is Kazakhstan’s leading lender. The Bank has the largest customer base and broadest branch network in Kazakhstan, with 571 branches and outlets across the country. The Bank also operates in Georgia, Kyrgyzstan, and Uzbekistan.

For more information: https://halykbank.com/

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