1992 Moscow Institute of Radio Engineering, Electronics and Automation (MIREA).
In 1992, started his career in agribusiness.
In 2004, Rusagro company was founded. It became one of the largest vertically integrated agriculture industry holding companies in Russia.
In 2011, Rosagro Plc. (the parent company of the Rusagro Group holding) undertook an IPO on the London Stock Exchange which attracted around $300 million for their projects.
In 2016, it made a SPO.
From 2006 to 2014, he was a member of the Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation representing the Belgorod Oblast Duma and was a member of the Federation Council Committee on Economic Policy.
He was the owner of Masshtab company, one of the major developers of the New Moscow (territories that became part of Moscow in July 2012). The company owns over 2,580 hectares in the New Moscow. In 2015 the company was sold.
From 2014 to 2022 President and the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Rusagro Group (Moscow).
He has the following state awards:
Medal of the Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation;
Medal In Commemoration of the 300th Anniversary of Saint Petersburg
Medal Merit for the Land of Belgorod, I degree.
About the Company
Rusagro Group is the largest vertically integrated agriculture industry holding company in Russia. At the present time it occupies the leading positions in sugar, pork, crop, oil and fats production. Land bank of the Group consists of more than 600 thousand hectares. In 2015 a number of investment banks named Rusagro Group one of the most profitable and fastest growing consumer segment companies in the CIS. Company is listed on the London Stock Exchange and on the Moscow Stock Exchange.
The main assets of Rusagro Group are located in Belgorod oblast, Tambov oblast, Sverdlovsk oblast, Voronezh oblast, Samara oblast, Kursk oblast and Orlov oblast, as well as in Primorskiy krai, which allows to diversify business regionally. Headquarters of the holding is located in Moscow.
Modern world technologies are integrated in all business divisions of the Group in terms of equipment as well as in terms of management practices.
Geography of Rusagro sales is constantly growing. Currently the Company sells products in over 80 regions of Russia and over 15 countries.
He sponsors creation of a school for gifted children in Kommunarka (New Moscow). The school plans to attract best teachers and will be able to provide comprehensive education and development for gifted children. The school will open its doors in September 2018.
He is a donor and a member of the Board of Trustees of the National Research University Higher School of Economics (HSE) in Moscow and the Belgorod National Research University, the Board of Trustees of the Jewish Museum and Tolerance Centre in Moscow.