Abdumalik Mutalovich Mirakhmedov (Russian: Абдумалик Муталович Мирахмедов, born 6 August 1977 in Tashkent) is an Uzbek entrepreneur, ATK Holdings founder and its CEO.
Origin and education
Abdumalik Mirakhmedov was born on 6 August 1977 in Tashkent (Uzbekistan SSR, nowadays Republic of Uzbekistan). His mother, Zukhra Mirakhmedova, works as a pediatrician-neonatologist, and his father Mutal Mirakhmedov is a businessman and has a degree in Asian Studies. Abdumalik graduated from University of Essex in 2000 with a degree in Economics.
After the university he spent a year working at the Aktyubinsk Ferroalloys Plant where developed deep understanding of production processes.
In 2001–2003 Mirakhmedov worked for Swiss Alloy 2000, which is the exclusive distributor of ferroalloys produced by ENRC (Eurasian Natural Resources Corporation). Mirakhmedov was responsible for ferroalloy sales on the markets of Europe and the Mediterranean Countries. He was the first who arranged exporting of ferroalloys from Republic of Kazakhstan to People's Republic of China. In 2004–2010 Mirakhmedov was the head of ENRC China, in 2010–2015 he was Vice-president for Sales of ENRC Marketing AG, then CEO of ENRC Marketing AG and ENRC Logistics. Apart from that he took the post of executive committee member of the ENRC PLC head office in London.
Thanks to Mirakhmedov's participation and efforts ENRC became the leading company in the post-Soviet space producing mineral resources including iron ore, coal, ferroalloys, non-ferrous metals with assets in Kazakhstan, Africa and Brazil. The global turnover of ENRC reached US$7 billion.
In 2016, Mirakhmedov set up ATK Holdings together with Trafigura, one of the biggest international commodity trading companies. Trafigura shares 51% of ATK Holdings stock and Mirakhmedov as its CEO shares 49% of stock. ATK Holdings sources mineral resources from the main producers in CIS countries (it cooperates with Ural Mining and Metallurgical Company, Zarechnaya Coal Company and KAZ Minerals) and exports them worldwide. ATK Holdings has its branch in Russian Federation, ATK Eurasia.
ATK Holdings is a leading trader of mineral resources which conducts trading operations with a wide range of metals and minerals, including: alumina, aluminum, coke, copper alloys, copper cathodes, copper concentrates, matte, tin, cobalt, ferroalloys, iron ore, lead concentrates, manganese ore, molybdenum, zinc concentrate, lead, chromium ore, nickel cathodes, nickel concentrates, zinc ore, coal, steel bars, steel fittings, ferrous and non-ferrous metals etc.
Mirakhmedov actively invests in the agricultural sector of Kazakhstan and other CIS countries (plant growing, cattle breeding), as well as in funds specializing in high technology. He takes part in various conferences and forums of in Kazakhstan and worldwide, including International Mining and Metallurgical Congress.
Mirakhmedov is married and has four children. He speaks English, Chinese, Uzbek and Russian.