Leonid Fedun

Leonid Arnoldovich Fedun (Russian: Леонид Арнольдович Федун; born 5 April 1956) is a Russian billionaire businessman. His estimated wealth as of June 2019 is $8.5 billion. Fedun, a former Russian military officer, is a close associate of Vagit Alekperov, the CEO of Russian oil company Lukoil.[2] Fedun owns 9.2% of Lukoil shares[3] and is the second-largest shareholder of Spartak Moscow, Russia's most successful football club. He was awarded the Order For Merit to the Fatherland, 4th Order and the Order of Honour.[4][5][6]

Leonid Fedun
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Leonid Fedun (2014)
Born
Leonid Arnoldovich Fedun

(1956-04-05) 5 April 1956 (age 65)
NationalityRussian
OccupationMajor shareholder of Lukoil
Owner of FC Spartak Moscow
Spouse(s)Married
Children2
Awards

CareerEdit

In November 1992, he went into business and founded the company Neftkonsult LLP. In 1993, Fedun was officially Dismissed from the Russian military and within the same year became the CEO of JSC. In 1996, Fedun became the Vice President of LUKoil Inc. Fedun met Alekperov in the 1980s while he was a teacher in Kogalym, a Siberian city.[7] In May 2006 Fedun was one of the two main owners of IFD Kapital Group.[8] In July 2021, Fedun offered £400 million to purchase Premier League club Wolverhampton Wanderers, which was rejected.[9]

Personal lifeEdit

He was married twice, has six children and lives in Moscow.[1][10]

In 2020, Fedun donated 10 million rubles to the Vishnevsky Institute of Surgery to fight coronavirus.[9]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Forbes profile: Leonid Fedun". Forbes. Retrieved 9 June 2019.
  2. ^ Леонид Федун
  3. ^ https://next.ft.com/content/5fab8828-7651-11e4-a704-00144feabdc0
  4. ^ Пресс-портрет
  5. ^ Президент России Владимир Путин указом № 1127 наградил владельца московского Спартака Леонида Федуна орденом За заслуги перед Отечеством IV степени
  6. ^ Указ Президента Российской Федерации от 08.08.2012 № 1127 "О награждении государственными наградами Российской Федерации"
  7. ^ "Leonid Fedun", Forbes. Accessed 24 May 2016.
  8. ^ Teagarden, Michael (1 March 2006). "Lukoil Executives Alekperov and Fedun Own Russia's IFD Kapital". Bloomberg News. Archived from the original on 13 April 2014. Retrieved 11 April 2014.
  9. ^ a b "Миллиардер Леонид Федун пожертвовал 10 млн рублей на борьбу с коронавирусом". Forbes.ru (in Russian). Retrieved 22 July 2021.
  10. ^ ЗАРЕМА САЛИХОВА: о Федуне, "Спартаке" и российском футболе, retrieved 22 July 2021