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Vladimir Bogdanov

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Net worth 2018: $1.81 Billion
Industry: Energy
Residence: Surgut, Russia
Country: Russia
BirthDay: 28 May 1951
Sigh: Gemini
Children: 1
Education: Bachelor of Arts / Science, Tyumen Industrial Institute

Vladimir Bogdanov was bornon 28 May 1951 in Surgut, Russia, Russia. Vladimir Bogdanov is #1332 in List Billionaires People In The World. Vladimir Bogdanov made his fortune in oil drilling. He was appointed chief executive of Surgutneftegas when he was 33. In the early 1990s he and fellow managers privatized the company, which is famous for its thrift and avoiding expensive purchases. Bogdanov is often called the "Siberian hermit," because he rarely leaves the remote town of Surgut. He avoids public attention and the trappings of wealth. In 2016 he received the Gold Star of Hero of the Russian Federation from Vladimir Putin "for special labor service for the country and people."


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Vladimir Leonidovich Bogdanov (Russian: Владимир Леонидович Богданов; born 28 May 1951) is a Russian businessman and oil tycoon.In 1973 he graduated from Tyumen Industrial Institute with a degree in oil and gas and since then has worked in oil industry in Tyumen Oblast, mainly in Surgutneftegaz. Since 1993, he is the President of Surgutneftegaz, one of the largest Russian oil companies. In 1978-1980 he occupied leading positions in Yuganskneftegaz. Since 1984 he has been the Director General of Surgutneftegaz, which became a private company in 1993. In June 2001 Forbes claimed that Bogdanov was the third wealthiest Russian with $1.6 billion. He has been a member of the Khanty–Mansi legislature since 1996.Bogdanov was also a confidant of Sergey Sobyanin during the successful 2001 Tyumen Oblast Governor election and of Vladimir Putin during the 2004 Russian Presidential Election.
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