A brief management
Dr. Atik Zamman is a Chairman of Strategic Partners.
He is a businessman based in the Russian Federation, with 20
years of experience in the international marketplace at both private and
governmental positions, concentrating in the former Soviet Union, primarily
Russia and Eastern Europe. Governmental appointments include Chairman of the
Consortium ‘Perestroika’ in the Former Soviet Union (1987-1991) and Chairman
of the Bi-Lateral Commission in Mongolia (1989-1992). In addition
to his business activities, Dr. Zaman is currently serving as Counselor to the
Millennium Committee of the Russian Federation, an organization formed
to promote investment under the supervision of the Presidential
Administration of the Russian Federation.
Carl A. Sax is Legal Consultand.
Formerly, Mr. Sax was Senior
Vice President and General Counsel of Atlantic Coast Airlines d/b/a
United Express, a United Airlines commuter carrier. Prior to that Mr. Sax
was engaged in the development, ownership, syndication and
management of income-producing properties and the construction of
condominium units in the State of Florida. Mr. Sax is an attorney. Mr. Sax is
a graduate of Northwestern University, where he received his BA in 1969
and The National Law Center, George Washington University, where he
received is JD in 1971.
David J. Simons was
educated in Harrow, England. Since 1986 Mr. Simons
has been involved in international real estate and project development
with projects in Europe, the United States and the Far East. Since 1992,
Mr. Simons has been actively involved in the Russian Federation and
other republics of the former Soviet Union both in developing large
projects and in establishing and managing various businesses. Mr.
Simons’ prior design experience includes the design of the Sea World
land use concept plan, Orlando, Florida. Notably, Mr. Simons has
previously been invited to speak, as a guest lecturer, in the United States,
on his Russian business experience at both Georgetown University, School
of Foreign Affairs, Washington DC (Business Dynamics in Russia / CIS
Course) and the University of Maryland, MBA Course. In addition Mr.
Simons has given presentations on developing hotels in Russia and
Eastern Europe at the International Hospitality Summit, Barcelona and The
Open Russia Forum, European Parliament, Brussels.
Richard Rowley is a
resident of Pickworth, Rutland, United Kingdom.
During his career, Mr. Rowley was Assistant Director, Hambros Bank
Limited, London; Director, Crosby Corporate Advisory, Singapore;
Managing Director, Crosby Securities, Singapore; Executive Director,
Head Investment Bank, Crosby Corporate Advisory, Singapore; Vice
President, Lazard Asia Limited, South Korea; and, Managing Director,
Lazard South East Asia Corporate Advisory, South Korea. In addition to his
activities with Strategic Partners, Mr. Rowley is also a Shareholder and
Director of Prolantic UK as well as a Shareholder and Financial Advisor of
Prolantic (Cape) Pty Ltd (both manufacturing companies serving the
telecommunications industry). Mr. Rowley received his MA from Oxford
University and his Certificate in Banking for Graduates at City of London
Dr. Sergey Soukholinski, is a key-member of the Board Directors, Director in charge of
Russia/C.I.S., operation and the legal advisor. Dr. Sergry Soukholinski has 20 years of
wast experience in various business investments activities worldwide (including Russia/C.I.S.).
Dr. Sergey Sukholingski has P.H.D. degree in law.
Gabriel Banon resides in Casablanca, Morocco and New
York City. Mr. Banon is a published French economist and industrial
advisor. He is both a French civil engineer and law graduate. Mr.
Banon’s industrial activities include serving as director of the JAPY’s
factories of the Worms Group (1957-1961), Chairman of Alfa-Laval
factories (1961-1971) Chairman and CEO of Siersatom – Nuclear Industry
(1973-1980), Chairman and CEO of Sofinem (1981-1984) and Chairman
and CEO of two investment companies, Winvest and Solitair Kapital AB
(since 1984 and since 1997 respectively). In the public sector, Mr. Banon
served as industrial policy advisor to French President Georges Pompidou
and the first CEO of the Industrial Development Institute. He also served
as Vice Chairman of the Junior Manager Center for France, member of
the board of C.N.O.F., the National Committee French Organization and
the National Foundation for Management Teaching. In the U.S., Mr.
Banon served as a member of the advisory board of the University of
South Carolina at Columbia (1986-1992). At the inception of the peace
process in the Middle East, President Arafat appointed Mr. Banon as his
economic advisor. Mr. Banon’s published works include La Paix de tous
les dangers (Peace in the Middle East) /Ed. Val de France 1998.