Date of Birth: 03/01/1961
Place of birth: Moscow
In 1983 he graduated from the Economics Faculty of Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO) with a degree in "international economy".
In the 1983-90 biennium. IBEC working in the Soviet Union.
Since 1990 - President of the Foreign Economic Association "Interros".
In 1992-93. - Vice-president, then president of the bank, "International Finance Corporation".
Since 1993 - the president of Onexim Bank, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the bank, "International Finance Corporation".
On August 14, 1996. March 17, 1997 - First Deputy Chairman of the RF Government. As the First Deputy Prime Minister Vladimir Potanin was in charge of economic issues, and coordinated the work of the Ministry of Economy of the Russian Federation, the State Committee of the Russian Federation for Antimonopoly Policy of the Russian Federation State Committee for State Property Management, the Russian Federal Property Fund, the Federal Office for Insolvency ( bankruptcy), the Federal Commission for the securities market, the Federal energy Commission of the Russian Federation.
From May 1997 - the president of Onexim Bank.
May 26, 1998 in connection with the reorganization of ONEXIM Group-IFC-Renaissance became president, the chairman of the Board of Directors of the holding company "Interros".
Married, three children.
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