Deripaska Oleg Vladimirovich (born January 2, 1968, Dzerzhinsk, Gorky region, RSFSR, USSR) is a Russian businessman, billionaire, chairman of the supervisory board (in 2009-2012 he is the general director) and the only beneficial owner of the company Basic Element. President, Member of the Board of Directors of United Company Rusal
, President of En + Group
. Former Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Russian Aluminum Company (2000-2007), former President of the Siberian Aluminum Company (1997-2001), former Director General of the Sayanogorsk Aluminum Plant (1994-1997).
In 2008 he was named the richest Russian. In the same year, in the world ranking of billionaires by the version of Forbes magazine held 9th place (with a fortune of 28 billion US dollars). According to data for 2016, he held 41st place among Russia's billionaires and 854th place in the list of billionaires according to Forbes magazine (state for the summer of 2016 - $ 3.3 billion). In the Forbes rating, "200 richest businessmen of Russia" in 2017 took the 23rd place with a capital of 5.1 billion dollars.
On April 6, 2018, the US imposed sanctions against 24 Russians, including businessmen and high-ranking officials on the Kremlin list. In total, 38 legal entities and individuals were subject to restrictions. Among them was Oleg Deripaska. April 6, in just one day, Oleg Deripaska lost 957 million dollars (due to the fall of shares of his controlled company En +, Rusal, GAZ). At the end of April 2018, the US Treasury announced that it would lift sanctions against Rusal and other companies, if Oleg Deripaska left them as a shareholder before October 2018.
His wife is Polina Deripaska
(Yumasheva). Business partner Deripaska Roman Abramovich introduced him to Valentin Yumashev. In 2001, Deripaska married the daughter of Yumashev Polina. Eighteen months after this marriage, Yumashev himself married Tatyana Dyachenko, daughter of Boris Yeltsin, which made Polina the offspring of Yeltsin, and Deripaska, a member of the Boris Yeltsin family. Polina Deripaska is chairman of the board of directors of the publishing company Forward Media Group. He brings up two children from Oleg Deripaska - Peter (born in 2001) and Mary (born in 2003). In the autumn of 2017, Russian media published information about the possible divorce of Oleg Deripaska with his wife.