President of Kazakh titanium sponge supplier UKTMP dies

Aug 21, 2013 | 05:44 PM | Frank Haflich

Tags  titanium, Ust-Kamenogorsk Titanium & Magnesium Plant, UKTMP, Bagdat Shayakhmetov, Sylvain Gehler, Nursultan Nazarbayev, obituary, Frank Haflich

LOS ANGELES — Bagdat Shayakhmetov, president of UST Kamenogorsk Titanium & Magnesium Plant (UKTMP), Kazakhstan’s major titanium producer, has died, according to the company.

UKTMP chairman Sylvain Gehler, who informed AMM of Shayakhmetov’s death in an e-mail, said Shayakhmetov "worked tirelessly and successfully to transform UKTMP from a giant Soviet plant to a world-class titanium producer."....

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