Our Valuable Team Members

Martins Zemitis
Martins ZemitisSenior partner, Exportea – Head Office
Has 19 years experience in sales. Used to own his retail business in Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia.
Has 13 years experience in export business. Started his activities in export management in year 2000 as the representative of Norwegian producer “Nordpeis”.
Master’s degree in International business, State University of Latvia.
Manager of International Subsidiary, State University of Latvia, Institute of International Relations.
Pedagogue, State University of Latvia, Faculty of Pedagogy and Psychology.
Edgars Dauksts
Edgars DaukstsExportea - certification
Has 17 years experience in product approval, certification for Russian market.
Has obtained GOST R Rosttex (Ростехрегулирование РФ) expert quality approval certificate, issued by state organization.
Has a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration/Quality management.
Has a long term experience in:
– Working with customs product codes (including the Russian ТН ВЭД);
– Russian Certificates of Conformity prescription;
– Working with Russian GOST R certificates, fire safety certificates document preparation of the registration certificate of discharge, prescription of a certificate of compliance with technical regulations.
Fluent in Latvian, Russian, English.
Natalya Podgoreckaja
Natalya PodgoreckajaPartner, Exportea - Russia
Graduated State University of St. Petersburg, Public Relations.
Has 7 years experience in outsourced sales and PR.
Used to support such Russian companies as car producer group “RRT”, “КАМАЗ”, “Pafilia Property Developers”, Consulting Group “ExRP”, “КазЦинк”, group of companies „ЭТКОМ”
Has 5 years experience in a leading position.
Fluent in Russian, English, Kazakh, Spanish
Irina Saponkova
Irina SaponkovaExport Manager
Graduated St. Petersburg State University, faculty of Psychology.
Has 5 years experience in project development and promotion. Has worked as project manager for the company “Youth business”, providing young generation with business education. Launched branch office in St. Petersburg.
Fluent in Russian, English; German – intermediate.
Rustem Almassov
Rustem AlmassovPartner, Exportea – Kazakhstan
Master of Marketing, Australian National University, Bachelor degree in Accounting and Business Administration, Kazakhstan Institute of Management, Economics and Strategic Research.
Has 2 years of experience in corporate relationship management and finance at HSBC Bank Kazakhstan.
Leading marketing and sales activities for company “Blago” across Kazakhstan.
Fluent in English, Russian and Kazakh.