Place of Birth – Education
Was born in the Krasnodar Territory (Russia). Graduated from the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology in 1982, and graduated from the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology in 1985. Candidate of Physical and Mathematical Sciences.
He worked at the Institute of High Temperatures at the USSR Academy of Sciences – head of a laboratory, head of a commercial center (where he got his first experience of entrepreneurial activity).
In leading positions in Evraz, Alexander Abramov has been working since the formation of Evrazmetall in 1992, of which he was one of the founders.
Until January 1, 2006 – President of Evraz Group, until May 1, 2006 – Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Company, until December 2008 – Member of the Board of Directors (without executive powers).
In December 2008 he was elected Chairman of the Board of Directors of Evraz Group S.A. (Evraz Group SA).
At the end of December 2008, he returned to the post of Chairman of the Board of Directors of Evraz Group.
In April 2010, Abramov, having redeemed 19.71% of the shares, became one of the co-owners of the International Financial Club (IFC) bank, which is part of Mikhail Prokhorov’s Onexim Group.
According to the Cyprus Mail newspaper, in 2010 Abramov received Cypriot citizenship.
In March 2012 he registered at the place of residence in Novokuznetskto pay taxes in Kuzbasswhere the largest enterprises of the company operate.
Member of the Bureau of the Board of the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs (RSPP).
According to Forbes magazine, at the beginning of 2007 – $ 6.4 billion (17th place in the ranking of the 100 richest Russians). At the beginning of 2008 – $ 4.4 billion (6th place). In 2009, with a personal fortune in $4.4 billion was ranked 119th in the list of the richest people on the planet and the sixth among Russians.
Alexander Abramov is among the top 200 richest businessmen in Russia according to the magazine Forbes and for six years held the 30th position: for example, in 2011, the billionaire ranked 21st with income $7.5 billion, and in 2016 ranked 24th in the ranking with a fortune $3.6 billion
The shares of the Evraz Group, which are owned by the billionaire, were valued at $650 million for 2010.
He was married with his first marriage since his student days. Wife – Svetlana Abramova, also a graduate of the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, candidate of physical and mathematical sciences. The family has three children – two sons and a daughter.