Aleksandr Pavlov (politician)

Aleksandr Sergeyevich Pavlov (Russian: Александр Сергеевич Павлов; born 1 January 1953) is a Kazakhstani politician, economist, financier and banker. He served as First Deputy Prime Minister of Kazakhstan from October 1999 to November 2000 and August 2002 to January 2004, Minister of Finance from October 1994 to February 1998 and from January to August 2002 while serving as Deputy Prime Minister.

Aleksandr Pavlov
Александр Павлов
First Deputy Prime Minister of Kazakhstan
In office
28 August 2002 – 6 January 2004
Prime Minister
Preceded byDaniyal Akhmetov
Succeeded byGrigori Marchenko
In office
12 October 1999 – 23 November 2000
Prime MinisterKassym-Jomart Tokayev
Preceded byOraz Jandosov
Succeeded byDaniyal Akhmetov
Deputy Prime Minister of Kazakhstan
In office
29 January 2002 – 27 August 2002
Prime MinisterImangali Tasmagambetov
Minister of Finance
In office
29 January 2002 – 27 August 2002
PresidentNursultan Nazarbayev
Prime MinisterImangali Tasmagambetov
Preceded byMajit Esenbaev
Succeeded byErbolat Dosaev
In office
12 October 1994 – 21 February 1998
Prime MinisterNurlan Balgimbayev
Preceded byErkeshbay Derbisov
Succeeded bySauat Mynbayev
Personal details
Born (1953-01-01) 1 January 1953 (age 68)
Pavlodar, Kazakh SSR, Soviet Union
NationalityKazakh
Political partyNur Otan
Alma materKuibyshev Belarusian Institute of National Economy
Academy of Sciences of the Soviet Union

BiographyEdit

Early life and educationEdit

Born in the city of Pavlodar, Pavlov graduated from the Faculty of Finance and Economics of the Kuibyshev Belarusian Institute of National Economy, then, in 1991, from the Academy of Social Sciences under the Central Committee of the CPSU.

CareerEdit

From 1974 to 1975, Pavlov worked as a senior economist in the Department of Financing and Agricultural Control of the Financial Department in the Pavlodar Regional Executive Committee. From 1975 to 1976, he served as an officer in the Soviet Army. From 1976 to 1987, Pavlov was the Deputy Head of the Finance Department, Head of the Planning and Economic Department of Lenin Pavlodar Tractor Plant. In 1987, he became the head of the Financial Department of the Pavlodar Regional Executive Committee. From 1991 to 1992, he was a Deputy Chairman of the Pavlodar Regional Executive Committee. In 1992, Pavlov became the Deputy Head of the Pavlodar Regional Administration From March to October 1994, he was the Head of the Main Tax Inspectorate and the First Deputy Minister of Finance.

In October 1994, Pavlov became the Minister of Finance and in September 1996, the Deputy Prime Minister at the same time until 1999. In May 1998, he submitted his letter of resignation to Nazarbayev. He was accused by several media of lobbying the interests of private firms. The resignation was declined. On 12 October 1999, Pavlov was appointed as the First Deputy Prime Minister, to which he served the position until November 2000.[1]

From September 2001, he was the member of the Council of Entrepreneurs under the President of Kazakhstan. From 2001 to 2002, Pavlov was the Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors and the Management Board of Kazakhmys Corporation.

In 29 January 2002, Pavlov became the Deputy Prime Minister again while at the same time as the Minister of Finance..[2] In 28 August 2002, he was reappointed as the First Deputy Prime Minister to which he served until 6 January 2004.[3]

From 12 March 2004, he was one of the three deputy chairmen of the Nur Otan party along with Amangeldy Ermegiaev and Zharmakhan Tuyakbay, and became sole deputy chairman on 4 July 2007 until 2009.

Since 25 March 2004, he's currently the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Halyk Savings Bank of Kazakhstan JSC.[4] From 22 October 2005, Pavlov was an independent member of the Board of Directors of Kazakhstan Holding for Asset Management Samruk JSC. Since September 2007, Pavlov is the Member of the Council of National Investors under the President of Kazakhstan.

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