The Uzbek-born Iskander Makhmudov is a Russian billionaire known for his business savvy personality and philanthropic gestures. Forbes has listed him as the 28th richest man in Russia.
His business ventures range from mining to machinery to metals. He is the founder and owner of Ural Mining and Metallurgical Company, which is the fourth largest non-ferrous metallurgical company and the second largest copper producer in Russia. He also has stake in Aeroexpress, Trasnmashhodling, and owns a chain of Wendy’s restaurants in Russia.
Makhmudov is currently married and has one child.