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Andrey Melnichenko

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Net worth 2018: $15.45 Billion
Industry: Energy
Residence: Gomel, Belarus
Country: Russia
BirthDay: 8 March 1972
Sigh: Aries
Children: 1
Education: Master of Science, Plekhanov Russian University of Economics
BIOGRAPHY

Andrey Melnichenko was bornon 8 March 1972 in Gomel, Belarus, Russia. Andrey Melnichenko is #93 in List Billionaires People In The World. Industrialist Andrey Melnichenko owns majority stakes in fertilizer producer Eurochem, coal producer SUEK and power generator SGK. His first venture in the early 1990s was a chain of currency-exchange booths from which he cofounded MDM Bank. He later founded Eurochem, SUEK and pipe exporter TMK with Sergei Popov, a former metals trader from Ural with whom he started working in 2000. Six years later, the partners began divvying up their assets and entirely separated by 2012, with Popov getting the bank and Melnichenko getting the other assets. He spent an estimated $450 million on his Sailing Yacht A, one of the world's largest superyachts; it is currently undergoing sea testing in Spain. It is called A to appear first in shipping registers. He also has a second megayacht, Motor Yacht A, which was designed by Philippe Starck and resembles a sleek, futuristic submarine. Melnichenko owns a collection of Impressionist art, including pieces by Claude Monet, some of which hang inside his yachts. He is married to Aleksandra Nikolic, a Serbian former model.

NET WORTH STATISTIC
2009

$1 Billion

2010

$4.4 Billion

2011

$8.6 Billion

2012

$10.8 Billion

2013

$14.4 Billion

2014

$11.4 Billion

2015

$9.1 Billion

2016

$8.2 Billion

2017

$13.2 Billion

2018

$15.45 Billion

TIMELINE
2017

According to media reports, S/Y A was handed over to the owner in May 2017 in Monaco

2016

In 2016, Melnichenko was given a special award for "good deeds" and charity works by the President of Russia

2013

In 2013, Andrey Melnichenko became the primary shareholder of SUEK and SGK after he has bought his ex-partners shares

2011

In 2011, he created the SGK on the basis of electricity assets of SUEK

2007

Since 2007, Andrey Melnichenko has been Member of the Bureau of the Board of Directors of the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs (RSPP), where he is Chairman of the Mining Commission

2005

In 2005, Melnichenko married former model and pop singer Aleksandra Melnichenko in the South of France

2004

He was Chairman of Board of Directors of OJSC SUEK from March 2004 until April 2015

2001

From 2001 to 2004, he was the president of the MDM Group

2000

Between 2000 and 2001, Melnichenko co-founded the MDM Group comprising industrial assets which later formed Siberian Coal Energy Company (SUEK) and the mineral and chemical Company EuroChem

1997

In 1997, Melnichenko graduated from the Plekhanov Russian University of Economics with a degree in Finance and Credit

1993

From 1993 to 1997, Andrey Melnichenko chaired the management board of MDM Bank

1972

Andrey Igorevich Melnichenko (Russian: Андрей Игоревич Мельниченко, Belarusian: Андрэй Мельнічэнка, born 8 March 1972 in Gomel, Belarus) is a Russian industrialist and philanthropist

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