Co-Founder, Chairman of the Board Directors, Newcom LLC
Co-Founder, Chairman of the Board Directors, Newcom LLC.
Within the frame of its CSR projects, Newcom LLC launched the Center for Executive Education (CEE) in 2010 with the aim to provide a world-class executive trainings by bringing best practices from prestigious institutions and address the critical strategic leadership skills gap in the Mongolian labor market. The CEE signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business and organized number of executive trainings in the past. This was the main basis for the launching AUM Foundation in 2011.
Mr. Boldbaatar became a Founding Member of the American University of Mongolia in 2011. He is a co-founder of Newcom LLC, a leading investment company in Mongolia with substantial interests across sectors like the telecommunications, renewable energy, real estate and mining services. Newcom together with its subsidiary and affiliate companies are well-known as Newcom Group. Currently, he is serving as a Chairman of the Board Directors of Newcom LLC and also holds Board member positions across group companies such as Clean Energy LLC, Clean Energy Asia LLC, Newcom Property LLC, Newcom Mining Services LLC respectively. He is also an initiator and co-founder of the Economic Policy and Competitiveness Research Center of Mongolia.
Mr. Boldbaatar started his career with the Mongolian Telecommunications Company in 1981 as an engineer after earning his Master’s degree from the Electro Technical Institute of Telecommunications in Leningrad, USSR. During his 12 years tenure at the company, he held various positions including the General Director of the Mongolian Telecommunications Company. Also, he was a member of the Mongolian first Parliament between 1990 and 1992.
Mr. Boldbaatar was an advisor to the Prime Minister of Mongolia on Infrastructure Development Policy in 1993 and later he was appointed as the Commercial and Economic Counselor at the Embassy of Mongolia in Tokyo, Japan and served there till 1998. Since 1998, he has been working in the private sector.
His professional interests includes distance basting technologies such as mobile communication, air transport, renewable energy, sustainability of social, economic development and improving competitiveness of the Mongolian youth.
The future of Mongolia is a topic of significant international interest. The nation is blessed with great natural resources and with that comes great responsibility. To wisely fulfill our goals and aspirations, the nation needs a university as good, as vibrant, and as strong as our future. The “American” university educational model, which is long overdue in Mongolia, will help us reach our full potential.
Puntsag Tsagaan, Advisor to the President of Mongolia.
Tsagaan became a Founding Member of the Board of the American University of Mongolia in 2011. He currently serves as advisor to the President on minerals policy and legal policy issues. He has been a member of the Board of Directors of Oyu Tolgoi LLC since 2010. Prior to that he served for three years as Adviser to the Democratic Party MPs, as Minister of Education, Culture and Science for two years, as Minister of Finance for two years, and as Deputy Labor Minister for one year. Tsagaan also served as Golomt Bank, and held executive positions in financial, legal, and business consulting. He received degrees in Law and International Law from the Law College in Ulaanbaatar and the Moscow State Institute of International Relations, respectively. He also serves as a Board Member of the Arts Council of Mongolia, the Arbitration Court under Mongolian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, and was the founding member of an Environmental Protection NGO called Baga Khuandai.