Igor Albertovich Kesaev is a Russian retail businessman and the President of the Mercury Company.
Igor Kesaev was born in 1966 in the northern part of Ossetia of the Vladikavkaz region. He completed his graduation from the prestigious Moscow State Institute of International Affairs. In 1991 he had set up Mercury, a company determined to do business in imported products, namely tobacco and alcohol. Mercury was the primary Russian distributor for Phillip Morris, the American tobacco and cigarette manufacturer.