Kazakh president's son in-law elected to Board of Directors of "Gazprom" JSC

Oil&Gas Materials 1 July 2011 11:13 (UTC +04:00)

Kazakhstan, Astana, July 1 / Trend A.Maratov /

The head of the National Welfare Fund "Samruk-Kazyna", Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev's son in-law, Timur Kulibayev, was elected o the Board of Directors of "Gazprom" JSC as Independent Director, the Fund reported.

The extraordinary General Shareholders Meeting of "Gazprom" JSC have been held, which elected the Company's new Board of Directors, was held in Moscow on June 30.

The election of Kulibayev to the Board of Directors of the Russian largest energy company shows the particular importance of economic cooperation between Kazakhstan and the Russian Federation, as well as a recognition of high professional qualities of the Chief Executive of "Samruk-Kazyna" Fund.

Chairman of the Board of Directors of "Gazprom" JSC was elected First Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Viktor Zubkov, the Fund reported.