Alexander Ponomarenko

About Alexander Ponomarenko

Birth Year: 1964
Birth Place: Moscow, Russia, Russia
Residence: Moscow, Russia
Citizenship: Russian and Cypriot
Alma mater: Simferopol State University Russian State Academy of Management
Occupation: Businessman
Spouse(s): Married
Children: 3

Alexander Ponomarenko Net Worth

Alexander Ponomarenko was bornon 1964 in Moscow, Russia, Russia. Alexander Ponomarenko and his billionaire partner, Alexander Skorobogatko, have been moving from sea ports and banking into airport construction. In 2013 the partners, together with Arkady Rotenberg, a judo partner of President Vladimir Putin, won a tender to develop part of Sheremetyevo, the state-owned airport outside Moscow. The project includes a new terminal for 20 million passengers, a building that will hold 380,000 tons of cargo, a refueling complex and a tunnel connecting the airport's southern and northern complexes. The partners have already invested $1 billion in the project. The partners also joined with Rotenberg to found TPS Real Estate, which owns more than half of the real estate in Ocean Plaza, Kiev's biggest shopping center. The two Alexanders first set up a small perfume factory together in the Ukraine and then founded a bank in Moscow. They began buying up shares in cargo companies around a bit port following the 1998 Russian financial crisis; they combined them to form Novorossiysk Commercial Sea Port, which became the largest port in Russia.
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💰 Net worth: $3.3 Billion (Updated at 22 June 2018)

2010 $1.1 Billion
2011 $1.7 Billion
2012 $1.7 Billion
2013 $2.1 Billion
2014 $2.3 Billion
2015 $2.4 Billion
2016 $2.3 Billion
2017 $3 Billion
2018 $3.37 Billion

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Biography/Timeline

1964

Alexander Ponomarenko was born on October 27, 1964 in Crimea, Belogorsk City, Ukrainian SSR.

1980

Ponomarenko has worked for much of his career with fellow Billionaire Alexander Skorobogatko. In the late 1980s, Ponomarenko, together with Skorobogatko, founded an enterprise in the Crimea that specialised in perfume products and building materials.

1983

From 1983 to 1985, Ponomarenko served in airborne divisions of the armed forces. By the end of the 1980s, he was the junior boxing champion of Ukraine.

1996

The two Business partners later moved to Moscow and founded the Russian General Bank in 1996. In 2006, according to Vedomosti, the bank was sold to Hungarian OTP Bank for $477 million.

1998

Following the financial crisis in 1998, the partners started buying up shares in cargo companies that eventually combined to form Novorossiysk Commercial Sea Port (NCSP), which became the largest sea port in Russia.

2004

In 2004, Ponomarenko was appointed the Chairman of NCSP. In 2007, NCSP had its initial public offering, listing 19.3% of total equity on the London Stock Exchange for US$955 million. At the beginning of 2011, the majority stake of NCSP was sold to Summa Capital and Transneft for US$2.5 billion.

2011

In 2011, Ponomarenko purchased a "palace allegedly constructed for the private benefit of Russian President Vladimir Putin", now known as Putin's Palace. At the time of the purchase, Ponomarenko indicated that he had picked the palace up for "a song" and that the value of the complex may be as much as $350 million when the project was complete.

2013

In 2013, the above trust acting in the interests of the families of Ponomarenko and Skorobogatko established TPS Avia Holding to invest in infrastructure development at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo International Airport. In 2013, the company won a bid to develop a new cargo terminal at the airport. Ponomarenko joined the Board of Directors of JSC Sheremetyevo International Airport in 2015 and was elected its Chairman in 2016.

2016

In 2016, TPS Avia secured 68% stake in Sheremetyevo Airport and committed to invest US$840 million to upgrade and expand the airport's infrastructure.

2017

In 2017, it was reported in The Guardian that Ponomarenko had acquired Cypriot citizenship in 2016 through a "Golden visa" scheme.