Executive Leadership

Yedil Utekov

CEO of the Company
General Manager of Rompetrol Rafinare
Member of the Board of Directors

Mr. Yedil Utekov (1976) has been the General Manager of Rompetrol Rafinare since June 2014, and he previously held the position of Deputy General Manager of the said company, since January 2013. With more than 10 years of experience in the oil and gas industry, Mr. Yedil Utekov joined KMG International in January 2010 as Deputy General Manager of Rompetrol Petrochemicals.

Mr. Utekov is a graduate of the Faculty of Resources and Hydrocarbons Chemical Technology of Astrakhan State Technical University in Russia, and started his career in the oil and gas industry back in 2001, as a process operator with Akasaraisky Gas Processing Plant in Russia; then in the months September 2001 – June 2002, he worked as operator for ZAO Intergaz Central Asia, Kazakhstan. Starting with June 2002, he gradually advanced from the position of engineer with Atyrau Refinery, to that of Ecology, Technology, Health and Safety Manager. During April 2005 – April 2010, he worked for Agip KCO, in Atyrau, Kazakhstan, the last position held in this company being that of Group Coordinator for Technical Control and Inspection in August 2008 – April 2010.

Mr. Yedil Utekov was appointed General Manager of the Company as at 12 June 2014, for a term of office due to expire on 30 April 2018, and starting with 1 October 2014, he has been acting as interim member of the Board of Directors, an office he is to hold pending the Ordinary General Meeting of the Company’s Shareholders passing and having duly registered a resolution to appoint another member of the Board of Directors.
Mr. Yedil Utekov  was re-elected General Manager of the Company for a new four-year term which will expire on April 30, 2022, according to the decision of the Board of Directors no. 2 adopted on 3rd of May 2018.

Mircea-Ștefan Stănescu

Finance Manager of Rompetrol Rafinare

Mr. Mircea Stănescu is the Financial Manager of Rompetrol Rafinare SA starting with 15th of November, 2018.

Since 2017 until it’s appointment as BU Refining Financial Manager, Mr. Stănescu held the position of Group Director Planning & Performance Management, having as main responsibility Planning Coordination, Controlling and Performance Appraisal within KMG International Group and affiliated Entities.

 

Previously, Mr. Stănescu held various positions within KMG International Entities, joining the Group in 2010 as Accountant for Rompetrol Downstream, while starting 2012 until end of 2016 working under KMGI’s Trading & Supply Chain Business Unit, starting from the position of Management Accountant of KMG Trading AG to the level of BU Trading Finance Business Partner.

 

Mr Stănescu has graduated International Business and Economics within the Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies, as well as Management and Engineering within the Bucharest University of Agronomic Science and Veterinary Medicine. Later on he has continued his postgraduate studies with a Master’s Degree in International Logistics, also obtained at the Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies.

 

Mr. Stănescu was appointed Financial Manager of Rompetrol Rafinare as of 15 noiembrie 2018 for a term of office due to expire on April 30, 2022, according to the Decision no. 2 adopted by the Board of Directors on November 12, 2018.