Plamen Atanassov

Member of the Board of Directors of QAZAQ AIR JSC
CEO of QAZAQ AIR JSC
By the decision of the Management Board of “Sovereign Wealth Fund “Samruk-Kazyna” JSC dated June 29, 2020 No. 25/20 was elected as a member of the Board of Directors of QAZAQ AIR JSC

Education: 

Diploma of Engineer in Civil Aviation, University of Transport and Communication, Zilina, Czechoslovakia (now: University of Žilina, Slovakia).

Work Experience:

  • 20 years of work experience on leading positions and 16 of them in aviation.
  • 2019 – present – CEO, QAZAQ AIR JSC, Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan
  • 2016-2019 – Member of Operating Committee, Amadeus Bulgaria
  • 2008-2019 – CEO, Bulgarian Airways Group, Sofia, Bulgaria
  • 2010-2019 – Chairman of the Board of Directors, Bulgaria Air
  • 2010-2018 – Member of Operating Committee, Lufthansa Technic Sofia
  • 2003-2008 – Bulgaria Air:
    • 2007-2008 – Commercial Director, Bulgaria Air, Sofia, Bulgaria
    • 2005-2008 – Regional Manager, Czech, Slovakia and Poland, Prague, Czech Republic
    • 2003-2005 – Regional Manager, Russia & CIS, Moscow, Russia
  • 1999-2003 – Director of Retail Operations, LUKOIL Bulgaria, Sofia, Bulgaria
  • 1992-1999 – Balkan Bulgarian Airlines:
    • 1994-1999 – Station Manager, Sheremetyevo airport, Moscow, Russia
    • 1992-1994 – Airport Passenger Services Manager, Sofia Airport, Sofia, Bulgaria