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GEB 48 | -4.00 % BANK 0.01 | 0.00 % MEHBB 8 | 3.23 % GIGB 2.1 | 5.00 % $KTW01M 1,038.76 | % $GLC06N 1,005.49 | %


George Paresishvili

Chief Executive Officer

George Paresishvili has been appointed the CEO of the Georgian Stock Exchange (GSE) and the Chairman of the Supervisory Board of the Georgian Central Securities Depository (GCSD) in November 2014. He joined GSE from Kor Standard Bank (now Terabank) where he served as a Chief Commercial Officer and a Board Member. Prior to that, George founded EastWest Family Office together with his Swiss partners, serving high net worth individuals in the Caucasus and Central Asia. Until September 2012 George served as a Deputy CEO and the Board Member of Liberty Bank, being in charge of Wealth & Asset Management overseeing Private Banking and Liberty Securities (Liberty Bank’s securities broker-dealer subsidiary). George joined Liberty Bank in February 2011 from Bank Republic, Société Générale Group, where he served as a Wealth Management Director and the Board Member. Prior to joining Bank Republic, George served as a Managing Director and Global Head of Sales at Galt and Taggart Securities, Bank of Georgia’s broker-dealer & investment banking subsidiary. Prior to this appointment he served as the Head of Wealth & Asset Management of Bank of Georgia, overseeing, inter alia, brokerage, sales and trading and DCM/ECM activities of Galt and Taggart Securities. At the same time George managed Aldagi‐BCI Pension Fund, the largest private pension fund in Georgia. George joined Bank of Georgia from Credit Suisse First Boston, where he worked in Emerging Markets Trading in London and Mortgage Trade Finance in New York.

George holds an MBA degree from the University of Michigan Ross Business School and BA in Economics with Distinction from the Tbilisi State University.

Tamaz Khizanishvili

Director of Admission to Trading

Tamaz Khizanishvili was appointed the Director of Admission to Trading of the Georgian Stock Exchange in 1999. Tamaz has over 25 years of professional experience in securities market including his roles as the Chairman of the Committee at  the Caucasus Stock Exchange, Investment Consultant at Basis Bank and the Head of Securities Department at United Georgian Bank. During 1994-2000 Tamaz served as a member of Consultation Committee of Securities Market Inspection Agency and Barents Group’s Securities Training Committee. Tamaz was a member of editorial team of “Securities Market” analytical journal and co-authored three academic books on securities.

Tamaz Khizanishvili graduated from Ivane Javakhishvili University, Faculty of Economics and Engineering and holds postgraduate degree.

Nino Kurdiani

Chief Financial Officer

Nino Kurdiani has been appointed the CFO of the Georgian Stock Exchange (GSE) and Georgian Central Securities Depositary in December 2017. Nino has up to 15 years of professional experience in financial sector. Prior to joining GSE she served as a financial director in a large retail company and in Solva Ltd., member of the International financial group ID Finance. Through 2016 Nino served on leading positions in Georgian banks including Progress Bank, TBC Bank and Procredit Bank.

From 2017 Nino holds internationally acknowledged and respected investment management designation – CFA charter and from 2018 she is the TUM Certified Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt. Nino earned master’s degree in finance from Georgian University and now serves as a guest lecturer at Caucasus University.