Biography of Gleb Frank
Gleb Sergeevich Frank is a Russian entrepreneur, member of the board of directors of the Russian Fishery Company, head of the board of directors of CJSC Stroytransgaz, co-owner of the Nord and Infotek-Baltika enterprises.
Frank Gleb Sergeevich
Early years. Education
The distant city of Vladivostok became the birthplace of the future entrepreneur, where he was born in 1982. His father, Sergei Ottovich Frank, a navigation engineer by profession, later became the Minister of Transport, holding this post from 1998 to 2004.
Father: Sergei Ottovich Frank, ex-Minister of Transport
In 1995, the family moved to Moscow in connection with the appointment of Sergei Ottovich as Deputy Director of the Department of Maritime Transport under the Ministry of Transport of the Russian Federation. In 1999, Gleb Frank graduated from the capital’s school with an in-depth study of English and entered the international law faculty of MGIMO.
Having received a diploma in international law from one of the most prestigious universities in the country in 2004, he continued his education in Europe. He received his Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the French business school INSEAD (2010). At the Swiss International Institute for Management Development, he completed the High Performance Boards and Leading Family Office courses (in 2011 and 2015, respectively).
In parallel with his studies, Gleb Sergeevich worked and developed a fishing business. Enlisting the support of investors, in 2011 he created and joined the board of directors of the Russian Fishery Company, an enterprise for the extraction of Far Eastern fish varieties. The organization, which united regional specialized enterprises, has become the largest fishing enterprise in the country.
In 2014, Gleb Frank took up the issues of the oil and gas industry, heading the board of directors of CJSC Stroytransgaz, a holding engaged in servicing large projects, supplying and setting up specialized equipment.
In 2016, the entrepreneur entered the shared ownership of the Nord company. This enterprise owns a offshore transshipment complex – the first category storage tanker Umba, carrying oil, with a cargo capacity of 300 tons.
Expanding the business, Frank acquired a part of the Infotek-Baltika enterprise, which specializes in the transportation and escort of goods sent by sea. The company charters ships, hires a team and handles all the necessary paperwork, and also provides services for the delivery of goods by land. Representative offices of the company are located in the largest ports of the Russian Federation: St. Petersburg, Ust-Luga, Primorsk, Arkhangelsk, Vysotsk, Murmansk, etc.
In 2010, Gleb Frank married the daughter of the famous businessman Gennady Timchenko. His wife Ksenia Gennadievna graduated from the University of Edinburgh (she studied philosophy and French), is engaged in charity work, works with Russian and foreign foundations. In marriage, the couple had two children.
Gleb Frank’s wife – Xenia