Amjad Sazgar

Weapon Program: 

  • Nuclear



Managing director of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI); involved in the industrial-scale production of gas centrifuges for uranium enrichment, according to the U.S. Department of State.

In 2019, managed and supervised the installation of centrifuges at the Fordow Fuel Enrichment Plant.

Born on April 16, 1979, in Babol, Iran.


Added on May 27, 2020, to the Specially Designated Nationals (SDN) list maintained by the U.S. Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), freezing the person's assets under U.S. jurisdiction and prohibiting transactions with U.S. parties, pursuant to Executive Order 13382, which targets proliferators of weapons of mass destruction and their delivery systems; foreign parties facilitating transactions for the person or otherwise assisting the person are subject to U.S. sanctions; also subject to the Iranian Financial Sanctions Regulations; foreign financial institutions facilitating transactions for the person may be prohibited from opening or maintaining correspondent or payable-through accounts in the United States.

Date Entered: 

September 28, 2020

Date Last Modified: 

September 28, 2020