Anar Mammadov Elected as Chairman of the Board of Petkim

On July 28, 2023, Anar Mammadov was appointed as Vice President of SOCAR by the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Ilham Aliyev, and was also elected as a Board Member of SOCAR Turkey Enerji A.Ş. and Chairman of the Board of Petkim Petrokimya Holding A.Ş., a group company of SOCAR Türkiye.

Anar Mammadov, Member of the Board of SOCAR Turkey Enerji A.Ş. and Chairman of the Board of SOCAR Türkiye group company Petkim Petrokimya Holding A.Ş., was born in Baku in 1971. He completed his medical education at Azerbaijan Medical University. Then he graduated from Baku State University, Department of Law. He completed his MBA in TRIUM Global Executive MBA and his Ph.D. in oil supply, logistics, and trade at the UK College of Petroleum Studies.

Between 1995 and 1998, he managed the Avista company he founded. Between 1998 and 2007, he worked as a regional director at Milio International. He served as CEO at Arxiel Carbonexis between 2007 and 2009, at SOCAR Georgia between 2009 and 2014, and SOCAR Greece between 2014 and 2016. After becoming the General Manager of Petkim in 2016, he was appointed as the Head of SOCAR Türkiye Refinery and Petrochemical Business Unit in November 2019.

Mammadov, awarded the Taraggi (Progress) Medal by the Presidency of Azerbaijan in 2018, has more than 15 years of experience in the oil and energy sector. He also speaks fluent English, Russian, and Greek.