He’s the chairman and majority shareholder of Novolipetsk, One of Russia’s four largest steelmakers. He spent 12 years in the sector before he made $1 billion.
His publicly traded company produced 15.7 million tonnes of steel and had $10.6 billion of revenue in 2019. Lisin (64) also owns Freight One, the largest freight rail operator in Russia; port facilities operator UCL Port; and shipping company VBTH.
Vladimir Lisin’s net value is estimated at $18.1 billion.