MOSCOW – According to the Russian edition of Forbes Magazine, Leonid Miklelson, co-owner of the Novatek gas producing company, has topped the annual rating of the wealthiest Russians.
The list includes also six ethnic Armenian businessmen. They are the main shareholder and CEO of Magnit retail network Sergei Galitsky (Harutyunyan), who is 8th with an estimated fortune of $6.8 billion.
President and founder of Tashir group of companies Samvel Karapetyan is 32nd with an estimated $3.4 billion wealth.
The 48th position is occupied by the president of Rososstrakh insurance company Danil Khachaturov with $2 billion.
One of the pioneers of Russian social entrepreneurship, investment banker, and philanthropist Ruben Vardanyan is 99th with a fortune of $950 million.
Albert Avdolyan, the head of the supervisory board of the Wooden Fish Agency, with a fortune of $800 million is 123rd.
The of RESO-Garantiya insurance company Sergey Sarkisov with a fortune of $700 million is 147th.