Bachelor of Arts/Science, Siberian Metallurgical Institute | Doctorate, Russian Academy of Economics
steel, transport, Self Made
#45 Billionaires 2019
Vladimir Lisin is chairman of NLMK Group, a leading manufacturer of steel products.Lisin started out as an electrical fitter in a coal mine in Siberia and then worked as a steelworker in Central Russia.He later managed factories for a group of traders called Trans-World Group.When the partners went their separate ways in 2000, he got a majority stake in Novolipetsk steel mill.Lisin also controls Universal Cargo Logistics Holding, which owns railway operator Freight One as well as some ports and shipping companies.
Lisin built one of Europe's largest shooting-range complexes in Lisya Nora, near Moscow.Lisin is vice-president of International Sport Shooting Federation.