Middle East Economic Survey

VOL. LI

No 34

25-Aug-2008

CASPIAN

Kazakhstan Appoints New KMG CEO

Kazakhstans Prime Minister Karim Masimov has sacked the CEO of state oil and gas company KazMunaiGaz (KMG), after only three months of service. KMG issued a statement saying that company Chairman Kairgeldy Kabyldin would take over the role of chief executive from Serik Burkitbayev, without giving a reason for the change. Mr Masimov has charged Mr Kabyldin with the completion of negotiations by 25 October...