RG Gold’s experienced and qualified management team is perfectly positioned to grow the company, combining a detailed understanding of mining, metallurgy and finance experience to lead our employees forward into the next stage of our evolution
Chairman of the Supervisory Board
Responsible for overall management of the Verny Capital Group. Prior to the foundation of Verny Capital, he served as Deputy Director General of the ATF Group Holding Company in Kazakhstan, which managed the non-financial assets of ATF Group and was responsible for corporate finance and investment activities related to non-financial assets.
Before joining ATF, Erlan Ospanov worked several years at Narodnyi Bank where he became Deputy Director of the bank’s treasury operations. In the late 1990’s for three years, he also managed GRK Balkhas’s gold trading, processing and refining and short-term pre-export financing operations.
He graduated from Moscow State Technical University named after Bauman, Department of “Robotics”. He also received a degree in Finance and Credit from KIMEP University and an MBAfrom the University of International Business (Almaty).
Member of the Supervisory Board
A specialist in corporate finance with over 20-years of experience working with local and international businesses.
He joined the Verny Capital team in March 2007 and currently supervises all financial and investment matters for the Group and its companies. Feodor Popandopulo previously worked as Regional CFO for Eureka (Gold) Mining PLC where he managed the full range of issues related to accounting, taxation and financing, and participated in executing the company’s IPO. He was also regional Finance Director of Celtic Resources Holdings PLC. Prior to these assignments, he worked for several years in the foreign subsidiaries of Normandy Mining and GoldBelt Resources, where he was chief accountant and financial director for both companies.
He graduated with honors from the Moscow Agricultural Academy (University) with a degree in economics.
Member of the Supervisory Board
Davron has 18 years of experience in private equity and M&A in the CIS, and joined Verny Capital in November 2012.
Previously he headed the M&A department of Ernst & Young in the CIS. Between 2008-2009, he managed Morgan Stanley’s Kazakhstan representative office. From 1995 to 1998, he worked for Arthur Andersen, advising international companies with tax planning, project structuring and financial planning.
Davron graduated from the Tashkent State Economic University, majoring in International Economics and has an MBA degree from the A.B. Freeman Business School of Tulane University, Louisiana, USA.
At various times he held management positions in several mining companies, including subsidiaries of Celtic Resources LLC and Eureka Mining LLC, such as “Finance and Investment Corporation “Alel” JSC, “Kentau exploration and mining” LLP, “Dostyk” LLP. From 2005 up to the transition into «RG Gold» LLP, he has been working in senior positions in the several subsidiaries of “NUC “Kazatomprom” JSC.
Mr.Syzdykov graduated from Novosibirsk State University, majoring in “Mechanics and Applied Mathematics”, candidate of Physical and Mathematical Sciences. Married, has two sons.
First Deputy General Director
Baurzhan Tleulinov graduated from the Kazakh National – Technical University with major in “Mineral processing and metallurgy of precious metals.”
He began his career at the Bakyrchik mining enterprise in 1994, where he has developed his career from the operator to the Deputy General Director for metallurgy. During 2002 to 2012, Mr.Tleulinov worked in the group of Celtic Resources PLC, Nord Gold, Central Asia Metals LTD at various gold and copper deposits of the Russian Federation and the Republic of Kazakhstan, where he held management positions. He has two daughters.
Prior to his appointment as CFO, Dauren Murzagaliyev worked in “KPMG Audit” LLP in the position of the manager of audit department. He graduated from L.N.Gumilyov Eurasian National University in 2008 with honours.
Mr. Murzagaliyev is a member of the Association of Certified Chartered Accountants (ACCA), Certified Accountant of Republic of Kazakhstan. He is married and has two daughters and a son.