Farshad Hakemzadeh

Also Known As: 

F.H. Zadeh
فرشاد حاکم زاده

Weapon Program: 

  • Military

Related Country: 

  • China



An Iranian national; has served as chairman of the board of directors of Rayan Roshd Afzar Company; according to the U.S. Department of the Treasury, has obtained a range of military-applicable items from China on behalf of Rayan Roshd Afzar in support of Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC).

Connected to a procurement network operated by Emily Liu that has supported Iran's military, including by seeking to procure electronic components for Shiraz Electronics Industries (SEI).

Deputy chairman of the board of directors of Rayan Fan Cav Andish Company, the parent company of Rayan Roshd Afzar.

As of 2008, was a director and shareholder of Abascience Tech Co. Ltd.'s Hong Kong branch along with Liu and Mohsen Parsajam.


Added on July 18, 2017, to the Specially Designated Nationals (SDN) list maintained by the U.S. Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), freezing his 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 (WMD) and their delivery systems; foreign parties facilitating transactions for the person or otherwise assisting the person may be 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.

Mentioned Suspect Entities & Suppliers: 

Date Entered: 

August 8, 2017

Date Last Modified: 

April 29, 2024