Alexei Mordashov

Russian businessman and self made Billionaire Alexei Mordashov is the main shareholder and CEO of Severstal; One of Russia's largest steel and mining companies.Mordashov has expanded the footprint of the steelmaking firm globally with operations across Europe and the US. Severstal Resources also has various greenfield coal and iron project on the go worldwide including Liberia, Brazil and Russia.  Enjoying a net worth of $15.3 Billion according to Forbes, he is currently listed as 45th richest person in the world.

Alexei Mordashov: profile of a Russian steel magnate

Alexei Mordashov is the 83pc shareholder and chief executive of Severstal, Russia’s second-largest steel group, and is one of Russia’s richest men. Just don’t call him an oligarch. “Some people call me that but I would prefer to think of myself as a big entrepreneur and industrialist. If I have to be famous, I would prefer to be famous for that,” he has said.

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk | Date: 31st January 2011 Read more