Georgi Yanchev has joined Bulgarian software company Chaos Group as Chief Financial Officer. He will support the company’s management in a key moment as Chaos Group expands its portfolio of technologies for computer graphics and reinforces its leadership position in the sector.
Yanchev has many years of experience in corporate financing, risk management, auditing, restructuring and team development. In 2019, he was awarded the prestigious CFO of the Year award in the SME category in Bulgaria for his achievements as Group Financial Director at Software Group.
Over the last 13 years as a financial manager, Yanchev has worked on the development of corporate strategies and restructuring, optimization of processes and resources, international expansion, M&A and Due Diligence. As well as experience in the tech sector, Yanchev has worked in financial services, energy, industry, trade, transportation and logistics, construction and real estate, and holding structures.
Georgi Yanchev grew up in the town of Smolyan and graduated from the local mathematics high school. He later graduated with a BA in Finance and Accounting from the American University in Bulgaria. He has additional qualifications in business management.
Chaos Group is a Bulgarian company worldwide leader in computer graphics technologies with offices in Sofia, Prague, Los Angeles, Tokyo and Seoul. The main team of the company operates in Sofia and includes 320 professionals in the field of IT, computer graphics, sales and marketing.
The technologies developed by Chaos Group in the last 20 years help artists and designers across the globe create photoreal imagery and animation and to visualize in the best possible way their ideas. The technologies designed in Sofia are used daily by top design studios, architectural firms, advertising agencies, and visual effects companies.
In 2017 Chaos’ co-founder and CTO Vladimir Koylazov was awarded the annual Scientific and Technical Award by the American Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for the creation of the 3D rendering software V-Ray and contribution to the film industry.
Chaos Group’s technologies could be seen in action in many favorite blockbuster movies and TV shows, including Game of Thrones, Avengers: Infinity War, Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom and others.