Gennady Kozovoy was born in Russia. With partner Alexander Vagin, controls Raspadskaya coal mine; last May held accountable for mining accident which killed 66. Kozovoy's entire career is connected to the coal industry. Started working at Raspadskaya coal mine in 1978; in 1991 he was appointed acting chairman of supervisory board of Raspadskaya: it was turned into a joint-stock company by its staff, among the first in the country. Soon he became its CEO and later with Vagin consolidated shares. May buy Roman Abramovich and Alexander Abramov 40% stake in the coal miner if put on the block.