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People are the key to Bolashak’s success. We have a strong executive and operational team, with wide experience and the skills required to successfully manage a large multi-cultural workforce. In our Kazakhstan offices, we employ a team of multi-lingual personnel from Kazakhstan, led by a team of expatriate and Kazakh management, who have many years of experience in providing services to the Oil and Gas, mining and other industries in Kazakhstan and internationally.

Richard Mulcahy

Group Chairman
Richard Mulcahy has 30 years’ experience in the manpower industry. After extensive experience in the Oil and Gas industry, Richard managed Swift Technical for many years, growing the company to become one of the leading international providers of manpower services to the Oil and Gas industry. Bolashak is privileged to be able to draw upon Richard’s knowledge of the international Oil and Gas industry. His success and experience as a high-profile executive in the service sector are great assets in developing and implementing Bolashak’s strategy for growth.

Chris Weldon

Strategic Development and Communications Director
Chris Weldon is an Electrical and Instrumentation engineer, with 30 years’ experience in the international construction and petrochemical industries. Chris spent over ten years working on construction projects in Africa, before moving to the CIS in the mid-1990s, gaining extensive experience of business in the former Soviet Union and becoming a Russian speaker. Chris has been an integral part of Bolashak since the company was first established and was Managing Director from 2001 to 2007. With his knowledge and passion for the business, Chris has continued to play an active role in Bolashak as Strategic Development and Communications Director, and, in particular, in our diversification into new technical service areas.

Tim Bentham

Corporate Affairs Director
Tim Bentham is a graduate with 25 years’ experience working for service providers to the Oil and Gas industry in Kazakhstan. Tim is a fluent Russian speaker, and has gained wide knowledge of doing business in the former Soviet Union, specializing in particular in Kazakhstan.

Having spent seven years managing commercial and administration activities for an Oil and Gas support services provider in Kazakhstan, Tim entered the Oil and Gas recruitment industry in 2000.

Tim was appointed as Commercial Director of Bolashak in 2001, and since then, has been responsible for the management of all commercial operations and contract administration of the business from its establishment to its current position as market leader in Kazakhstan. Now based in the UK, Tim’s focus has moved to corporate affairs, UK and international business and providing commercial support and advice for the group as a whole.

Quintin Goldie

Chief Executive Officer
Quintin joined Bolashak in November 2010 initially as Operations Director, and was appointed Managing Director in 2011, subsequently taking over the role of Chief Executive Officer with overall responsibility for all companies in the Bolashak Group. Quintin has thirty five years’ experience in providing a wide range of technical and industrial services to the Oil and Gas and construction industries. Prior to joining Bolashak,

Quintin successfully managed an industrial services company in Baku, and subsequently introduced the company into the Kazakhstan market. The company underwent a period of fast profitable growth, which led to their acquisition by a major international provider of industrial services. Quintin’s wide experience, knowledge and passion for the industry have been a great asset in leading Bolashak.

He has focused on strengthening the Safety and Quality cultures in Bolashak’s Group, as well as developing the Group’s management team. Under Quintin’s stewardship, Bolashak’s place in the market has strengthened greatly and is well-positioned for further growth over the coming years.

Marat Turakbayev

Group Finance Director
Marat Turakbayev‘s experience has contributed significantly to the strengthening and development of the Group’s financial systems. He has twelve years’ experience in finance and he is fluent in English, Kazakh, Russian and Turkish. Marat’s career included eight years with a major international oil and gas service company where he progressed to the role of Finance Manager for the Caspian region. Marat is experienced in financial management, ERP system implementation, audit and internal controls and management of outsourced functions. Marat’s responsibilities in Bolashak cover all aspects of financial operations and accounting, including maintaining all financial records of the Company in compliance with International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), as well as preparing all financial reports and data for Management and the Board. He is responsible for overseeing all of our financial and accounting functions.

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The ‘Open Doors” Day in Tengiz
Bolashak-Atyrau is opening doors and invites you to the ‘Open Doors” Day. On the 6th of October from 13:30 till 16:00 o’clock. In Tengiz TCOV (Vengerka) B11-104/105
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Thanksgiving Day
On March 1, Thanksgiving Day, Bolashak employees attended a concert at the Almaty regional orphanage №1.