Alexander Nesis Net Worth $3.3 Billion
Alexander Nesis is the founder, president, and CEO of the ICT Group with the estimated net worth of $3.3 billion as of March 2013. Born Alexander Nesis Natanovich on December 19, 1962 in Leningrad, USSR, he graduated with a diploma in radio chemistry in 1962 at the prestigious Lensovet Leningrad Institute of Technology. Forbes rated Nesis as the 30th richest man in Russia and 412nd in the list of World Billionaires. He started earning his estimated net worth of $3.3 billion as a master supervisor at the Baltic Shipbuilding Yards, the largest and one of the earliest in Russia established in 1856. It created various boats such as nuclear icebreakers and submarines. Forbes worked using a small number of company associates and concentrated on the production of materials derived from uranium deposits seen in the deserts of Uzbekistan. In 1991, they went to purchase the shipbuilding and metals industries. In 1993, their company became known as the ICT (Investments, Construction, Technologies) Group. Nowadays, ICT Group is among the biggest privately owned investment and industrial firms in Russia which invests, develops and manages assets in the banking and fiscal business, metals and mining, precious metal generation, significant engineering, logistics, construction and development. ICTGroup portfolio of assets under management contains NOMOS-BANK, Khanty Mansi Bank, Polymetal and Tikhvin Freight Car Building Plant.It owns large equity positions in the potash company Uralkali and Baltic Leasing. Additionally, it commands a railroad car repair factory, a chemicals factory and property for housing developments. Alexander Nesis created miner Polymetal but sold the company in 1995 to Suleiman Kerimov, who is now a fellow billionaire. Three years after, amidst the fiscal catastrophe, CEO bought back a position in the business in a rock bottom cost.