Filaret Galchev Success Stroy
Filaret Iljich Galchev is a magnate of construction material business. Mr Galchev is the Chairperson of Eurocement Holding AG, the biggest producer of cement in Russia. Mr Filaret is the President of JSC Rosuglesbyt, one of the largest coal traders in Russia. Filaret is ranked 23rd in the list of richest Russians.
Filaret Galchev was born on May 26, 1963 in the Tarson village of the then Soviet Union. Galchev did his Bachelors in Computer Science from the Moscow State Mining University in 1991.
Filaret Galchev started his career as a Director at the International Mining Trade House in 1992. Thereafter, he joined a public coal entity, Rosugol as the Coal Market Organisation Head.
Galchev became the Director of the coal giant CJSC Rosuglesbyt in 1997. Galchev was the Chairman of the board of Directors of Rosuglesbyt and the coal company, Krasnoyarsk.
Galchev traversed into the cement sector. He integrated several cement plants in Russia, Ukraine and Uzbekistan and founded the Eurocement Group in 2002. Two years down the line, Galchev was the Supremo of Eurocement Group. He bought the shares of the Stern Cement Company. Filaret Galchev owns about 10% shares in the fertiliser firm Uralkali-Silvinit and 11% shares of the Swiss cement company Holcim. He has shares in the Russian construction company, Inteko, owned by Elena Baturina, Russia’s richest woman.
Eurocement is a global cement player comprising approximately 16 cement plants. Mr Filaret is a great scholar. He has about 20 scientific works to his credit. His unprecedented success in the coal market is like the icing on the cake.
Filaret Galchev is married and has two children. The family lives in Moscow.
Galchev has written several books on Russian economy and its construction business sector. His most notable works have been Coal marketing in Russia, Current problems of the Mining Economy.
Mr Filaret was conferred the “Miner Glory” medal in 1995, 1997 and 2003. He was awarded the “For Mercy” honorary sign by the Bryansk administration. In 2005, he was given the “Order of the Blessed Knyazh Daniil Moscovsky”. The Russian Ministry of Internal Affairs awarded Galchev the “Memorable Medal for Assistance” in 2006. Galchev was conferred the “Honorary Russian Builder” title.