Babken Hakobyan is the Optimization Director of Pana Holdings. He has advanced expertise in the field of finance and data analysis with over 15 years’ experience in various fields. He has a rich work experience, having worked in fields of banking and supply chain management.
Babken has a degree from Armenian State University of Economics with a red diploma, testifying to his striving for knowledge and excellence. His financial and analytical skills were rewarded with a relevant certificate issued by the Central Bank of the Republic of Armenia, as well as exclusively positive feedback from the international companies with which he worked with. He was also awarded with certificates in fields of customer service, conflict management, sales, team building and creative problem-solving.
Babken’s career took off in 2003 in Armenia in the field of supply chain management as a foreign relations manager. He then joined a leading Armenian commercial bank in 2005, where he worked for over 13 years. He started as a teller but was later promoted to department head by the bank management in recognition of his advanced financial and analytical skills. He was involved in serious analytical assignments at top management level. In the process, he worked with multiple international organizations on projects of various complexity, which were targeted towards advanced data analysis and financial planning.
Babken was appointed to the BoD of PANA Holdings as a Senior Executive Assistant on August 1st, 2018.