Rinat Akhmetov

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Rinat Leonidovych Akhmetov (born on 21 September 1966 in Donetsk, Soviet Union) is a Ukrainian business man, multi-billionaire, and President of SCM Holdings, as well of the Ukrainian football club, Shakhtar Donetsk. He graduated from Donetsk National University with a degree in economics in the mid 1990s.

According to Korespondent magazine, Ukraine’s Top 50 richest people has Rinat Akhmetov ($31.1 Billion) number one as the richest man in the CIS, as well as the richest man in Europe, outclassing Ingvar Kamprad of IKEA.

Business career

Rinat Akhmetov was born in Donetsk, of Tatar parents. He became the head of Donetsk City Bank and a specialist in the banking sector. In 1996 he became the President of the football team, FC Shakhtar and has held this post since then. Since March 2004 Rinat Akhmetov has been President of System Capital Management Group(SCM), which he also founded.

Akhmetov founded SCM in 2000, and is has grown to be one of Ukraine’s leading financial and industrial firms with revenues of $6.719 billion dollars in 2006.

Social Activism

In 2007, Akhmetov founded an organization called The Foundation for Effective Governance to Support Economic Development of Ukraine. On December 6, 2007, FEG was launched in Kiev with a goal to improve the standard of living of each Ukrainian citizen. Among the figures who addressed the opening of the Foundation were Nobel Laureate Shimon Peres and Peruvian economist Hernando de Soto. Akhmetov's stated aim is to develop and implement long-term projects and programs which encourage economic growth in Ukraine. The Foundation will also initiate public discussion of the important issues concerning Ukraine’s economic growth. To achieve these goals, the Foundation will attract leading Ukrainian and international experts with proven experience, strong expertise, and excellent reputations. The Foundation’s budget, provided by Akhmetov, will amount to $50M over five years.\

Philanthropy

Akhmetov is involved with charities and philanthropies that are often humanitarian, and often to support causes that assist Ukrainian citizens. He founded a think tank called the Foundation for Effective Governance, which has as its goal to create a better government structure for the Ukraine. Among its board members are former U.S. Senator Lincoln Chafee, former Canadian Prime Minister, Kim Campbell and former president of the National Bank of Hungary György Surányi. Another charity he founded, the Foundation for the Development of Ukraine, is stated to be "determined to eliminate the roots of social problems..." in the Ukraine. For example, the foundation donated nearly $900,000.00 to families of victims of gas explosion that tore through an apartment complex in Dnipropetrovsk. It has been reported that The Foundation is planning to spend $150 million to fulfill its programs, and that Akhmetov will be the Foundation's president.


Rinat Akhmetov

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    Rinat Akhmetov is very richest person of Europion contries. and He became the head of Donetsk City Bank and a specialist in the banking sector. In 1996 he became the President of the football team, FC Shakhtar and has held this post since then.

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