Executive Board

George Surguladze

Chairman of the Executive Board

Mr. George Surguladze graduated from Tbilisi Agrarian University in 1993 with specialization of Engineer-Technologist. In 2004 he received his MS in Management of Information Systems from PACE University in New York.

In 1996, Mr. Surguladze founded and managed Georgian-American import-export Company in Georgia. Together with his partners, Mr. Surguladze founded Caucasus Auto Import in 2004 and led the company till 2012. In 2004-2013, Mr. Surguladze, together with his partners, founded several companies in Georgia, which formed Caucasus Business Group in 2014.

From 2014 Mr. George Surguladze is Chief Executive Officer, Chairman of the Executive Board and Member of the Supervisory Board of Caucasus Business Group

David Gulashvili

Deputy CEO

Mr. David Gulashvili graduated from Georgian-American University with specialization in Business Administration and is currently working on his MBA degree.

In 2009, Mr. Gulashvili started his career as a Deputy Commercial Director at The Media Holding Georgian Times.  In 2011, he started his work as a Logistics Manager at Caucasus Auto Import, LLC - Member of Caucasus Business Group, JSC. In 2013, Mr. Gulashvili became Deputy CEO at Caucasus Auto Service, LLC - Member of Caucasus Business Group, JSC. From 2014, Mr. Gulashvili is a Deputy CEO of Caucasus Business Group, Director for Special Projects and Member of the Executive Board of Caucasus Business Group, JSC


Marina Guledani

Marina Guledani is a Founding Partner of CFS Legal Guledani & Partners. Apart from her investment banking expertise and in-depth knowledge of capital market and structured finance products accumulated over several years of investment banking experience associated with management of CFS Investment Bank, Marina has considerable experience in consulting on corporate & contract law, corporate restructuring, WTO law, energy law and other business areas. At various times Marina worked as a Senior Legal Advisor for local representations of CORE International and PA Consulting under USAID energy projects. Marina has also worked for OSCE Mission to Georgia as a lawyer. For several years she taught corporate, trade and finance law at Tbilisi State University, Caucasus School of Business, Black Sea University and Georgian Young Lawyers’ Association. Currently Marina teaches the course of Financial Markets and Securities Regulation at Caucasus School of Law for the LL.M program and Business Law at the Executive Dual MBA Program of Caucasus School of Business. She has contributed to international publications (Palgrave publication – State of Law in South Caucasus) and is working on development of a Georgian Manual on Securities Market Law & Regulation. 

Marina holds LL.M Degree in International Business Law from Leiden University, Netherlands. She graduated from Tbilisi State University, Faculty of International Law and International Relations, with the Diploma in Law. She has undertaken additional commercial law studies in UK; has also obtained professional designation of CM&A (Certified in Mergers & Acquisitions) from Loyola University based in Chicago, US. In June 2008 Marina completed EBRD/LSE seminar on Financial and Corporate Law Issues for Lawyers in Transition Economies where she received valuable insight into legal issues associated with corporate finance practices of international financial institutions like EBRD. She has undergone a rigorous capital markets products training held by Wall Street professionals and NY Times Financial Statements Analysis and M&A trainings. Marina speaks Georgian, Russian, English and French.

Arkadiy Bagdasaryan

Member of the Executive Board

Mr. Arkadiy Bagdasaryan received his BS degree in Marketing from Kingston University (London, UK) in 2012. He started his professional career in 2005 as a Sales Manager at A.K. LLC (Greece).

In 2006-2009 Mr. Bagdasaryan worked at SERANO Company (Greece) as a Logistics Manager & Import Export Manager.

In 2009 Mr. Bagdasaryan became General Manager at SERANO Company (Greece) till 2011.

In 2011 Mr. Bagdasaryan founded: BS Georgia LLC (Georgia)– a wholesale/retail company and served as a director till 2014.

From 2014 Mr. Bagdasaryan is General Manager at Caucasus Paints LLC and member of the Executive Board of Caucasus Business Group, JSC.