Igor Vladimirovich Zyuzin is one of the richest people in Russia. It has long been included in the list of Forbes magazine, taking 152 place. Igor Zyuzin's company, which he created, is one of the largest coal producing companies.
Biography and education
Igor Vladimirovich was born in the small town of Kimovsk (Tula region) on May 29, 1960. Having successfully graduated from high school, he enters the regional polytechnic institute. Selects the Faculty of Mining Engineering. At the institute, she shows excellent knowledge and graduates excellently. Continues her education in graduate school. Having successfully defended his dissertation, he becomes a candidate of sciences. But this education is not enough for Zyuzin. In 1992 he graduated by correspondence from the following educational institution - the Kemerovo Polytechnic Institute.
Career start and accident
Zyuzin began his working career as a foreman at the Raspadskaya mine, which was located in the Kemerovo region. Soon he became the head of the section, and then the chief technologist. The accident that happened at the mine changed the life of a novice specialist. Having received a disability, he goes to another easier job. He was offered a place in the design office.
Igor Vladimirovich was interested in business from an early age. He knew how to save and store, he was engaged in collecting. This character trait helped him in the late eighties of the last century. At this time, he and his partner Vladimir Iorikh started doing business.
The partners, having organized a small enterprise "Uglemet", sold coal and acquired shares in coal mines. They strictly divided responsibilities among themselves: Iorich was responsible for finances, and Zyuzin - for all other strategic decisions.
After the collapse of the USSR, the Chelyabinsk Electrometallurgical Plant was bought out. The fortune began to grow. By merging several small companies, the entrepreneurs organized the Steel Group of Companies, which became known by the same name, Mechel. Thanks to the skillful management, she showed strong financial results. The company has become attractive to foreign partners.
In 2006 Iorich sold his shares to Igor Vladimirovich and left the company. Zyuzin becomes General Director of Mechel OAO, and since July 2010 - Chairman of the Board of Directors of Mechel.
Igor Vladimirovich is a strict, conservative and rather closed character. According to the estimates of many media outlets, including Forbes magazine, Zyuzin has a difficult and tough character. He is stubborn, does not know how to negotiate with people. Rarely makes any compromises. He was never friends with the press and did not give interviews. He is indifferent to modern gadgets and hardly uses them.
Igor Vladimirovich Zyuzin has been successfully married for many years. Very little is known about his wife. Only that she was born in 1960. I have never worked for my husband's company. The eldest son Kirill (1985) is an employee of his father's company. Daughter Ksenia (1989) is also related to Mechel, being its representative in Singapore.