Sunday, November 6, 2011

Kostyantin Zhevago

Kostyantin Valentynovych Zhevago (born January 7, 1974) is a Ukrainian entrepreneur. He was the first Eastern European to present one of his companies - Ferrexpo to the London Stock Exchange. Zhevago controls the "Finances and Credit" group – one of largest[citation needed] conglomerates of Ukraine, holds a post of FC Vorskla honorary president. In 1998 he has been elected as State deputy of Ukraine and holds this post till now on.

Kostyantin Zhevago was born on January 7, 1974 in Iul'tin village (Magadan Oblast, Russia) in the family of a mining engineer.

In 1991 Kostyantin Zhevago entered the Kiev National Economic University, taking «Accounting and analysis of external economic activity» specialization. In 1996 he graduated with a master's degree in economy.

In 2003 Kostyantin Zhevago defended candidate's dissertation «International investments and effective economic development» in the Kiev National Economic University.

While studying Kostyantin Zhevago began a career in the position of "Finances and Credit" chief financial officer supervisory board.

Kostyantin Zhevago, 35 year old investor, was the first of the Ukrainian multimillionaires to present one of his companies - Ferrexpo to the London Stock Exchange. In autumn 2007 Ferrexpo was added to the FTSE 250 Index.

Forbes magazine named Kostyantin Zhevago the youngest multimillionaire in Europe, who made his fortune by himself. His bank "Finances and Credit" is one of the TOP-10 largest Ukrainian banks with hundreds of branches across Ukraine. He controls developed and successful enterprises in mining and metallurgical, shipbuilding, engineering, heavy car production, pharmacology and food industries in Ukraine and countries of Western Europe and Middle East. Owns the football team of Ukrainian Premier League FC Vorskla Poltava.
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