Süleyman GASIMOV
Born in 1961, Süleyman Gasimov graduated from the Azerbaijan National Economic Institute (now Azerbaijan State Economic University) in 1982 and from Academy of Public Administration under the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan in 2003. He worked in various positions such as accountant, economist, deputy chief accountant and chief accountant in the oil and gas industry from 1982 to 1991.

Between 1991-2003, he was a chief accountant at the Khazardenizneftgas (Caspian Sea Oil and Gas) Production Unit of Azerineft (Azeri Oil) Oil and Gas Production Department, Offshore Oil and Gas Production Unit. In 2004-2006, he was Chief of Division of Economics and Accounting Department of SOCAR, Deputy Chief of the Department and Chief of the Department. In 2006, Mr. Gasimov became the Company’s Vice President for Economic Issues. He was awarded the Taraggi (Progress) Medal in 2006 and the Shohrat (Glory) Order and second-degree Order of Labor in 2011. He has a Ph.D. in Economics and is the author of many scientific works and more than 40 scientific articles. He has been a Board Member at SOCAR Turkey Enerji A.Ş. since 2011, Petkim Petrokimya Holding A.Ş. since 2012 and at STAR Rafineri A.Ş. since 2014. Süleyman Gasimov is also the Chairman of the Audit Committee under the SOCAR Turkey Enerji A.Ş. Board of Directors.