The Board

 

 

Suren Karayan

The Chairman of the Board of Directors

 

Date of birth, place of birth
  • 26 April, 1973, Ijevan, Achajur community
ԱWork experience
  • From 2020 up to present: the “International Power Corporation”, the President of the board of Directors
  • From 2019 to present: the “Hrazdan Energy Company (HrazTPP)", the General Manager
  • From 2018 to present: the “High Tech Armenia” CJSC, the President of the Board of Directors
  • 2016-2018 - The RA Minister of Economic Development and Investments
  • 2015-2016 - the RA First Deputy Minister of International Economic Integration and Reforms
  • 2008-2015 - the RA Ministry of Finances, the Deputy Minister
  • 2006-2008 - the RA Ministry of Finances and Economy, the Deputy Minister
  • 2002-2006 - the RA Ministry of Finances and Economy, the head of Department of State Revenues Policies
  • 2001-2002 - the RA Ministry of Finances and Economy, the head of the General Department of State Revenues Policies
  • 2000-2001 - the RA Ministry of Finances and Economy, the deputy head of the General Department of State Revenues Policies, the head of the Tax Polices Department
  • 1999-2000 - the RA Ministry of Finances and Economy, Acting Head of the Tax Policies Department, head of Department
  • 1998-1999 - the RA Ministry of Finances and Economy, Acting head of the Tax Policies Department, head of unit
  • 1997-1998 - the RA Ministry of Finances and Economy, a leading specialist of the Tax Policies Department (on contractual basis)
Education
  • 1990-1995 - the Yerevan State University
  • 1995-1998 - the Yerevan State University, post-graduate studies
Other data
  • Conscript, has the military title of lieutenant
  • Was awarded with "Anania Shirakatsi" and "For Services to the Motherland" 2nd degree medals, was awarded with a certificate of honor of the RA Minister of Defense.
Personal data
  • Married, has two children
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Vahe Karapetyan

Member of the Board of Directors

 

Date and place of birth

November 7, 1983, Lernahovit village of Lori Region, Tashir Community

Activities

Companies

  • Since 2021, he has been a shareholder of UNIBANK OJSC
  • Since 2020, International Power Corporation, a member of the board of Directors
  • In 2019, he founded Gasoil company
  • In 2017, he founded AA Trucks along with Armenian-American businessman and philanthropist Vahe Nikoghos Karapetyan
  • In 2016, he founded Cascade Georgia
  • In 2016, he founded Tashir Holding
  • Since 2013, he is the founder and organizer of gold jewelry markets (the Dalma Gold Gallery)
  • In 2012, he founded Tashir Developer Holding
  • In 2008, he founded Tashir Milk
  • In 2002, he founded Tashir Invest Group

Restaurants & Cafes
Since 2004, he has been involved in the restaurant-cafe business in the Republic of Armenia, the Republic of Georgia and the Russian Federation, and the list of restaurants and cafes includes the following brands:

  • Tashir Pizza pizzeria network
  • Chaykoffsky, The Coffee City and Coffee House cafes network
  • Suteki Sushi Bar network of sushi bars
  • Me Gusta pizzeria network
  • Official representative and distributor of the global chain of Tutti Frutti frozen yogurts in Armenia and Georgia.

Vahe Karapetyan is the founding President of Tashir Charitable Foundation and Chairman of the Board of Trustees, as well as a trustee of the Catholic Church of Tashir Community in Armenia and of the Gugarats Diocese of the Armenian Holy Apostolic Church. 

Education
  • He studied at the secondary school in Lernahovit village. Later, he studied at secondary school #147 after moving to Yerevan and graduated with honors, receiving a gold medal for excellent academic performance
  • 2005 – Faculty of Economics of the Armenian State University of Economics, MA in World Economics
Vocational training

Vahe Karapetyan has received training in business management, leadership and marketing and received graduation certificates in the United Kingdom:

  • In 2019, the London Business School
  • In 2018, the Said Business School of the Oxford University
  • In 2017, the Judge Business School of the Cambridge University
  • In 2015, the London School of Economics
  • In 2006, the Regents College (Internexus)
  • In 2005, the Language Institute after Schiller.
Sport
  • Since 1998, he has been involved in boxing
Personal data
  • Married, has three children
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Narek Karapetyan

Member of the Board of Directors

 

Narek Karapetyan is the first Deputy President of the Tashir Group of Companies, at the same time he also occupies the following positions:

  • The General Director of the “Tashir Capital" CJSC,
  • The Deputy Chairman of the Board of the "Electric Network of Armenia" CJSC,
  • Member of the Board of Trustees of the “Tashir” Charitable Foundation
  • Chairman of the Board of Directors of the “Fora Capital” LLC, the managing company of the “Investors Club of Armenia” closed-end contractual nonpublic investment fund
Education
  • 2011-2013 - the Faculty of International Relations of the Yerevan State University
  • 2007-2011 - the Faculty of Economics and Management of the Yerevan State University (graduated with red diploma)
  • Graduated from the Lyceum after Shirakatsi
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Surik Poghosyan

Member of the Board of Directors

 

Date of birth, place of birth
  • • April 21, 1957, the RA, the Lori region, Tashir,
Work experience:
  • From 2015 up to present, the Deputy Director General of the "Electric Network of Armenia" CJSC, the Director of General Affairs
  • 2012-2015 - the Executive Director of the "Tashir Invest Group" CJSC
  • 2007-2012 - MP of the RA National Assembly of the 4th convocation
  • 2007-2007 - the Deputy Minister of Agriculture of the Republic of Armenia
  • 1996-2007 - the Executive Director of the "Tashir Garment Factory" OJSC
  • 1993-1996 - Inspector of the Tashir interregional border checkpoint
  • 1987-1993 - Chief Instructor of the Kalinino Regional Committee of Young Communists,
  • 1984-1987 - the Second Secretary of the Kalinino Regional Committee of Young Communists
  • 1982-1984 - the Kalinino Regional Committee of Young Communists, the head of an organizational unit
  • 1978-1982 - the Lori experimental base, a laboratory assistant
  • 1975-1977 - the military service in the Soviet Army
Education
  • The Yerevan Stock-Raising and Veterinary Institute
Titles
  • A letter of gratitude of the NKR Prime Minister and other state awards
Personal information
  • Married, has 3 children
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Vahram Avanesyan

Member of the Board of Directors

 

Date of birth, place of birth
  • • January 18, 1962, Yerevan
Work experience:
  • From 2020 up to present, the «International Energy Corporation» CJSC, a member of the Board of Directors
  • "AVAG SOLUTIONS" LLC, the President and Chief Economist
  • 1996-1997, 2013-2014 - the RA Minister of Economy
  • 1998-1999 - the RA Minister of Economic and Structural Reforms
  • 1997-1998 - Senior adviser to the RA Prime Minister
  • 1993-1996 - the First Deputy Minister of Finances
  • 1993-1996 - Member of the Board of the RA Central Bank.
  • During his state service, Vahram Avanesyan was one of the leaders in projecting, directing and implementing socio-economic and structural reforms in Armenia. Since 2000, he has been actively involved in the process of providing consultations to state bodies and international organizations both on the local and international levels. More than 60 projects have been completed under his leadership, including economic development, energy, institutional reforms of potable water and irrigation systems, consultation on SPC transactions in the energy and water spheres, as well as agricultural and state finance management reforms. Vahram Avanesyan also has great experience in the provision of consultations in Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan.
Education
  • 1983-1986 - the post-graduate studies at the Yerevan Institute of National Economy
  • 1978-1983 - the Yerevan Institute of National Economy, the Faculty of Economic Cybernetics, with the qualification of an economist-mathematician
Personal information
  • Married, has three sons
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Artur Javadyan

Member of the Board of Directors

 

Date of birth
  • April 22, 1964
Work Experience
  • From 15.07.2021 up to present, the Chairman of the Board of Armenian Directors Institute
  • From 16.06.2020 up to present, the Ambassador with special assignments of the Republic of Armenia
  • 2008-2020 - the Chairman of the Central Bank of the Republic of Armenia
  • 01.09.2003-2008 - the Deputy Chairman of the Central Bank of the Republic of Armenia
  • 01.09.2003-20.10.2003 - Advisor to the Chairman of the Central Bank of the Republic of Armenia
  • 2001-2003 - member of the Board of the Central Bank of the Republic of Armenia
  • 01.12.2000- 17.01.2001 - Advisor to the Chairman of the Central Bank of the Republic of Armenia
  • 1999-2000 - the Finance Advisor to the Chairman of the Management Board of the "Arminvestbank"
  • 1997-1999 - Member of the Board of the Central Bank of the Republic of Armenia
  • 1991-1997 - the Chairman of the Department of the "Arminvestbank"
  • 1989-1991 - Specialist of the "Yerevan" Bank, the Acting Head of Department, the Head of Unit, the Head of Department, a member of the Board
  • 1987-1989 - "Hayglkhjrshin", a second-class engineer
  • 1986 - the "Armenian Agricultural Mechanization", an engineer-constructor
Other Activities
  • In 1998-2008 he was the Director of the Board of Directors of the Black Sea Trade and Development Bank. In 2008-2020, by the decision of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Armenia he was appointed the Manager from the Republic of Armenia at the Board of Managers of the Black Sea Trade and Development Bank.
  • From 2020 up to present, by the decision of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Armenia, he was appointed the Manager from the Republic of Armenia at the Board of Managers of the Black Sea Trade and Development Bank
  • 2001-2020 - he was an observer of the Program Management Office of the “German-Armenian Fund” established jointly with the German KfW Bank, the co-Chairman of the board
  • 2008-2020 - the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the “Deposit Guaranteed Compensation Fund”
  • 2008-2020 - a member of the Board of the “Interstate Bank”
  • 2017-2019 - the Chairman of the Board of the “Interstate Bank”
  • In 2008-2018, he was the Deputy Governor of the Republic of Armenia at the Board of Governors of the “International Monetary Fund”. In 2018, by the decision of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Armenia, he was appointed the Governor of the Republic of Armenia at the Board of Governors of the International Monetary Fund (IMF)

As the Chairman of the Central Bank of the Republic of Armenia he was:

  • the Chairman of the Board of the "National Mortgage Company" UCO
  • the Chairman of the Board of “Apartment for Youth”
  • the Chairman of the Board of the “ACRA Credit Reporting” Credit Bureau
  • the Chairman of the Board of the "ARCA" National Payment System
  • the Chairman of the Board of the "Hayinkasatsia" CJSC
  • a member of the Board of the Armenian Stock Exchange
State Awards
  • “Anania Shirakatsi" medal, by the 2011 order of the RA President
  • "Vachagan Barepasht" medal, by the order of the President of the Nagorno Karabakh Republic
  • "Medal of the second degree for services rendered to the Motherland", by 2015 order of the RA President
  • The "Mesrop Mashtots" order, by the 2017 order of the President of the Nagorno Karabakh Republic
  • "For Military Cooperation" medal, by the 2019 order of the RA Minister of Defense
  • "Medal of Cooperation", by the National Bank of the Kyrgyz Republic, in 2020
  • The Certificate of Honor by the Central Bank of the Russian Federation for effective cooperation, in 2020.
  • The Certificate of Honor by the heads of the governing bodies of Securities Market and Integration Committee of the Eurasian Economic Community for exemplary implementation of management tasks, high level of professionalism and personal investments.
Education
  • 1981-1986 - the Faculty of Mechanization of the Agricultural Institute of Armenia
  • 1987-1989 - the "Armenian Agricultural Mechanization", post-graduate study
Vocational training
  • 2002 - the Japanese Center for International Finances
  • 2001 - the Toronto International Center of Top Leadership
  • 1998 - the Training Center of the Central Bank of Switzerland
  • 1994 - the American Banking Institute, New York
  • 2000-2020 - international seminars, symposiums, conferences related to the economics and banking sphere
Personal data
  • Married, has a daughter
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