lunes, 1 de agosto de 2011

Alisher Usmanov History

Alisher Usmanov
Alisher Usmanov Burkhanovich (born September 9, 1953, Chust, Namangan Province, Uzbekistan, USSR) is an Uzbek-born Russian businessman. According to the 2011 edition of Forbes magazine, the oligarch is one of the richest men in Russia with a fortune estimated at $ 17.7 billion EE.UU.35 the world.

Usmanov is married and is a graduate of Moscow State Institute of International Relations.

He has accumulated his wealth from mining, timber and investment. He is the majority shareholder of Metalloinvest, a Russian industrial conglomerate, which he founded to manage Gazprom's interests metals.

He is also co-owner of the establishment media comprising 7TV Muz-TV and television stations and 33 regional federal television broadcasting. Besides this, Alisher Usmanov and staff have the Kommersant Publishing Sekret Firmy, shares of the company SUP, which controls the Internet website Internet and the newspaper ""

Mr.Usmanov co-owns the second largest in Russia MegaFon mobile phone operator and the investment fund Digital Sky Technologies Russian (DST), which holds stakes in popular sites such as,, Vkontakte. ru, Facebook. com and others.

Usmanov is the president of the FIE, the international governing body of fencing has since invested in programs of development of fencing and billboards around the world.

Usmanov is a major shareholder in Arsenal Football Club in London in the footsteps of fellow Russian Roman Abramovich, owner of rival Chelsea and Alexandre Gaydamak, former owner of Portsmouth. In February 2008, his Metalloinvest also became sponsor of Dinamo Moscow, the Moscow team football, once funded by the Soviet secret service. The name of your group Metalloinvest replaced the Xerox Corporation on the jerseys of players as part of the agreement of U.S. $ 7 million. "For me, Dynamo is a first love," said Usmanov, the club's website reported Usmanov said. The ballet fan had eluded a conflict of interest with Arsenal, London, The Sun, 'as Usmanov does not have shares in the Moscow club. But he is on the board.

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