Sergei Popov Story
Sergei Popov is a Russian business and banker. He is the Vice-President of the Board of Directors of MDM Bank. According to Forbes, Sergei is the 352nd richest billionaire in the world and the 21st richest man in Russia. His estimated net worth is US$ 4.6 billion.
Popov was born on 12th of August 1971 in Yekaterinburg, Russia. He acquired a bachelor’s degree from Ural State Technical University. He specialised in Industrial Heat Power Engineering from Ural Polytechnic Institute.
Sergei became a partner in the Ural-Siberian Commercial and Industrial Company in 1993. Sergei founded MDM Business Concern in partnership with Andrei Melnichenko in 1996. He was the business manager and partner in the company from 1997 to 1999.
In the year 2000, Sergei became MDM Industrial Group’s founding member. He is currently on the Board of Directors of Siberian Coal Energy Company (SUEK). Sergei is a member of the Board of Directors of MDM Industrial Group, RAO UES of Russia and JSC Pipe Metallurgical Company. Currently Sergei owns almost 50% shares of SUEK and 77% shares of MDM Bank. Sergei and Andrei Melnichenko founded Eurochem, the biggest potassium fertilizer producer
Sergei currently resides in Moscow, Russia. He is single but has two children. Sergei holds a Russian citizenship.