Mr. Dzhura Babaev is the CEO of Kazakhstan Cokey Central Asia and Caucasus Ltd., a Japanese holding company pursuing investment opportunities in the Central Asia and Caucasus regions. Mr. Babaev is responsible for the construction of a new plant in the Zhambyl region of Kazakhstan. In addition, he is responsible for the overall management of the company and the development of partnerships for potentially lucrative projects in Central Asia and the Caucasus. Prior to joining Cokey Central Asia and Caucasus Ltd., Mr. Babaev served as the Deputy CEO at the CJSC Avalin, which built the first modern pharmaceutical factory in Tajikistan. Mr. Babaev has been the main driving force for the success of this Tajik–Japanese joint venture that currently processes almost all of Tajikistan’s licorice roots into a special medicine for the liver. Mr. Babaev holds a BS in Economics from the Finance Academy under the Government of the Russian Federation (2006).