Assarel-Medet JSC

Dimitar Tsotsorkov

Role: CEO

Industry: Investment, Telecoms & Media

Dimitar Tsotsorkov is Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Assarel-Medet, Bulgaria’s leading ore-mining company, Executive Director of Assarel Investment, and co-founder of the Lachezar Tsotsorkov Foundation.

Prior to his current role at Assarel-Medet, Dimitar has experience as a sales and marketing agent in London Electricity, and as a shipping manager in Glencore UK. His professional pathway at Assarel-Medet starts in 2001 – first as a sales and hedging expert, subsequently becoming head and director of the Corporate Development department. He has been Executive Director of the subsidiary Assarel-Investment Sole Proprietor JSC since its establishment in 2012. In 2019, in honor of the life and work of his father, Lachezar Tsotsorkov, Dimitar established the Lachezar Tsotsorkov Foundation, funding initiatives in the fields of education, culture, and healthcare. He is a member of the Board of Trustees of the American University in Bulgaria, Krastyo Sarafov National Academy of Theater and Film Arts and St. Ivan Rilski University of Mining and Geology.

Dimitar holds two Bachelor degrees respectively in Economics and Finance, and Computer Science from Richmond American University, and a Master degree in Information Management and Finance from Westminster University in London. He graduated from the BOT-program of the Institute for Management Development in Switzerland and specialized in sustainable development, social responsibility and leadership topics.