Deputy Prime Minister Yerbol Orynbayev of Kazakhstan

sabbatical to help implement the countrys new economic strategy.
Orynbayev was so impressed with the course, that when he returned to Kazakhstan and became the countrys deputy minister for economy and budget planning, he asked Gereffi to travel to Kazakhstan during his sabbatical to help implement the country’s new economic strategy.
Since leaving Duke, Orynbayev had become Kazakhstans deputy minister for economy and budget planning.
Gereffi accepted and made three trips to Kazakhstan, teaching a short course in December on global business analysis at the Center for Marketing and Analytical Research, where Orynbayev is now the chief executive officer.
Yerbol Orynbayev is appointed new Head of the Prime Minister’s Office.
Orynbayev was appointed Deputy Head of the President's Administration and Director of the Economic Policy Department.
From BBC Monitoring International Reports) Astana, 17 April: By a presidential decree, Yerbol Orynbayev has been appointed deputy head of the Kazakh presidential administration and head of economic policy directorate, the presidential administration's press service announced today.