AmCham Annual General Meeting 2022 was held

As the election season finally approached, on March 2, 2022, Annual General Meeting (AGM) 2022 featuring Elections to the Board of Directors and the President of AmCham took place. 

AGM was opened by a welcome speech of AmCham Executive Director Ms. Gulnara Aslanbayli, who announced the AGM valid by the Article 7.1 of the Charter and wished all the candidates best of luck. 

Mr. Jeyhun Mammadov was elected as the Chairman of the Annual General Meeting. Mr. Mammadov introduced the 12 candidates running for 10 vacant positions on the Board who thereafter laid out their platforms and delivered 3 minutes speeches each. 

Afterwards, Mr. Ilkin Hajiyev from Sustainera Research and Consulting services, and Mr. Khayal Mammadov from Seabak LLC were elected as the tailors of the General Meeting. 

During the Ballot counting procedures, Former President of AmCham Azerbaijan Mr. Nuran Kerimov delivered his farewell speech to AmCham members. Mr. Kerimov briefly touched upon the accomplishments and activities during his 4-years journey as AmCham president and thanked AmCham community for their commitment and contribution to the success of the Chamber. Former President also wished best of luck and many more accomplishments to the new Board of Directors in continuing implementation of Chamber’s mission and strategic objectives.  

Mr. Kerimov passed the floor to the U.S. Ambassador to Azerbaijan Mr. Lee Litzenberger who thanked the outgoing American Chamber of Commerce board for their work in helping build business ties between the United States and Azerbaijan and welcomed new members in advance.  The Ambassador highlighted important collaboration with AmCham on a number of issues, including women’s economic empowerment, the importance of a clear and transparent business environment, IPR protection, and addressing climate change.

Through the anonymous voting process, in which authorized representatives of AmCham Regular Members with a good business reputation and in a good standing in the community took part, election of the following Board members for the next two years term (2022-2024) were announced by the Chairman of AGM:

  1. Ms. Nargiz Nasrullayeva-Muduroglu, Landmark Business Center
  2. Mr. Shahin Mammadov, PASHA Holding LLC
  3. Mr. Zaur Allahverdizade, BAKER HUGHES
  4. Mr. Dayanat Sadullayev, PMD Group LLC
  6. Mr. Teymur Mahmudov, SOCAR
  7. Ms. Elnara Mammadova, BP
  8. Mr. Kanan Tabasaransky, Smart Solutions Group
  9. Mr. Ilgar Mehti, EKVITA LLC
  10. Mr. Bakhtiyar Akhundov, MOL Azerbaijan LTD

In addition, out of those elected 10 Board Members, Ms. Nargiz Nasrullayeva-Muduroglu was elected as the first woman AmCham Azerbaijan President

The AGM was closed by the speech of newly elected AmCham President Ms. Nasrullayeva-Muduroglu who thanked AmCham members for their trust and expressed her commitment to Chamber’s goal to continuing supporting and promoting the interests of foreign and local businesses and foster the economy of Azerbaijan as a whole. 

3 March 2022
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