About Andrey Melnichenko
Andrey Melnichenko is a well-known Russian Industralist and philanthropist. He is considered and known as Russia’s dignified business tycoon and main social investor. He is the chairman of ‘EuroChem Group’ and ‘Suek’. He has also sat up a charitable foundation named ‘Andrey Melnichenko foundation’.
Andrey Melnichenko was born on March 8, 1972 in Gomel, Belarus. Andrey grew up in Russia. He completed his education from Boarding School of the specialized Education and Research Centre. Later on Andrey Melnichenko was enrolled to School of Physics at Moscow State University and then got transferred to Plekhanov Russian University of Economics and graduated in 1997 with bachelor’s degree in Arts and Science.
Andrey Melnichenko started his career in currency exchange, but later switched to banking and finance sector. In 1993, Melnichenko co-founded MDM Bank and served as the Chairman of the Management Board until 1997. In 1997, he bought his partners’ share as well becoming the only shareholder of the institution. By
2003, MDM Bank had become one of Russia’s largest private sector banks. In 2001, he co-founded MDM group and formed Siberian Coal Energy Company (SUEK) and the mineral and chemical Company EuroChem. From 2001 to 2004, he also served as the President of the MDM Group. In year 2011, Melnichenko created the SGK. Two years later, he bought all the shares held by his ex-partners to become the primary shareholder of SUEK and SGK. He also headed the Board of Directors of OJSC SUEK from March 2004 to April 2015.
Currently Melnichenko serves as the Chairman of the Strategy Committee (Non-executive director) of EuroChem Group AG and is also Chairman of the Strategy Committee of SUEK LTD. He is the main beneficiary of EuroChem, SUEK, and SGK.
AndreyMelnichenko is a married man; he tied the wedding knot with his longtime girlfriend, who is a former model and pop singer Aleksandra Melnichenko in year 2005 in South of France.
AndreyMelnichenko generally maintains low profile but is extremely well-known for his luxurious lifestyle, He owns two yachts, M/Y A and S/Y A. Both the yachts have been designed by Philippe Starck. He also owns a Boeing 737 BBJ. Presently he is residing in Moscow, Russia along with his family.
As per information available on web resources,AndreyMelnichenko, has been reported net worth of almost US $13.5 billion. He is ranked as the 90th wealthiest person in the world.