JSC National Atomic Company 'Kazatomprom' announced that on 03 September 2021, the company's Board of Directors approved the appointment of Mr. Mazhit Sharipov as Chair of Kazatomprom's Management Board. Mr. Sharipov, who has been with the Company since 2015 as Managing Director of the Nuclear Fuel Cycle, and as Chief Nuclear Fuel Cycle Officer (CNFCO) since 01 January 2021 (joining the Management Board shortly after), brings a great deal of expertise to his new position, having broad and extensive experience within the nuclear industry. Dosbolat Sarymsakov, Director of the Nuclear Fuel Cycle Department at Kazatomprom and with the Company since 2011, has been appointed as Interim Chief Nuclear Fuel Cycle Officer (CNFCO). Mr. Sarymsakov has over 20 years of industry experience, including his work at the National Nuclear Center of the Republic of Kazakhstan and the Association 'Center for Non-Proliferation Assistance', where he served as Executive Director. With his experience in the fuel cycle and technical expertise in nuclear technologies, he has been closely involved in Kazatomprom's fuel-cycle projects, including the construction of the fuel assembly plant at the Ulba Metallurgical Facility. Mr. Askar Kassabekov has decided to take early retirement and has resigned from his position as Kazatomprom's COO, effective 03 September 2021. The Company, with the support of the Board of Directors, has initiated a recruitment process to assess the most appropriate candidates to replace Mr. Kassabekov. Aliya Akzholova, currently Director of the Mining Department at Kazatomprom, will act as interim COO while the process to identify and appoint a new COO is completed. As was previously disclosed, Marat Yelemessov, Kazatomprom's Managing Director of Legal Support and Risks and Member of the Management Board, has taken an educational leave. Mr. Kazbek Shaimerdinov, currently Head of the Legal Department, has been assigned the role of acting Managing Director of Legal Support and Risk while Mr. Yelemessov is away.