Our Governance

Senior Managers

Irakli Gogia

Chief Executive Officer of GHG & Vian

Irakli Gogia was appointed as Chief Executive Officer on 12 August 2022. Mr. Gogia served as Chief Financial Officer since March 2017 and before that he performed as Chief Operating Officer of the Group since July 2014. Prior to his appointment as CFO, Mr Gogia served as deputy chairman of the supervisory board of EVEX Medical Corporation and Insurance Company Imedi L, positions he held since July 2014. He has ten years of experience in the financial industry. From 2009 to 2014, Mr Gogia was Deputy CEO of Insurance Company Aldagi and was responsible for finance, operations, actuarial activities, underwriting personal insurance, IT and operational risks. Prior to joining Insurance Company Aldagi, Mr Gogia was Chief Financial Officer of Liberty Consumer. Prior to this, he was a senior auditor at Ernst & Young and Deloitte. Mr Gogia holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the European School of Management in Tbilisi. He was awarded the Order of Honour by the President of Georgia and received an award for academic excellence from the Minister for Education of the United Kingdom.

Giorgi Gordadze

Chief Operating Officer, Clinics

Giorgi Gordadze is in charge of Clinics business, community clinics and polyclinics (outpatient clinics), since January 2019. Mr Gordadze joined the Group in May 2017 as Head of Polyclinic business. He has more than 20 years’ experience in the pharmaceuticals business and before joining the Group held various managerial positions at JSC GPC, the third largest pharmaceuticals retailer and wholesaler before it was acquired by GHG in May 2016. Prior to joining the Group, Mr Gordadze was the Commercial Director at GPC. Mr Gordadze graduated from the Faculty of Economics at Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University. He holds a MBA from CERMA business school.

Givi Giorgadze

Chief Operating Officer, Medical Insurance

Givi Giorgadze is in charge of Medical Insurance business since July 2016. Prior to joining GHG, Mr Giorgadze worked as a Business Analyst at the Secretariat to the Georgia Investors Council. Prior to this role, Mr Giorgadze served at Bank of Georgia for seven years, as a Deputy Head of Investment Management from 2013 to 2015, as a Deputy Global Head of Asset and Wealth Management from 2011 to 2013 and as a Head of Private Banking from 2008 to 2011. He joined Bank of Georgia from the energy sector, where he served as a Head of Customer Service. Mr Giorgadze also worked at Insurance Company BCI as a Head of Sales Office and later as a Director of Corporate Sales. Mr Giorgadze holds an MSc in Finance and Investment from CASS Business School.

Ketevan Kalandarishvili

Chief Operating Officer, Diagnostics

Ketevan Kalandarishvili is in charge of Group’s Diagnostics business, Mega Laboratory, since March 2023. Prior to this role, Ms. Kalandarishvili was Head of the GHG’s Investor Relations and Funding unit since August 2017. Ms. Kalandarishvili joined the Group in October 2015 as an Investor Relations and Funding specialist. Before joining the Group, she was a senior auditor at Ernst & Young. Ms. Kalandarishvili holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the Caucasus School of Business.  

Manana Khurtsilava

Head of Internal Audit

Manana Khurtsilava was appointed Head of Internal Audit on 29 April 2015. She formerly held various managerial positions within the Bank of Georgia Group. Prior to this, Ms Khurtsilava was head of the internal audit department of Insurance Company Aldagi from August 2014. She previously served as the group information and corporate security project manager for Bank of Georgia. During her time at the Bank of Georgia time, she has held various senior positions including internal control officer, senior corporate banker and principal banker (from 2003 to 2014). Prior to joining Bank of Georgia, Ms Khurtsilava was a business consultant for the World Bank’s CERMA Project in Tbilisi (from 2002 to 2003) and served as a credit administrator in Bank Republic Société Générale Group, Tbilisi (from 2001 to 2002). She holds Masters and undergraduate degrees in economics, major in finance, banking and taxation, from Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University.