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|Vladimir Potanin, President
Andrei Klishas, Vice President & Chairman of the Board of Directors
Interros is a Russian conglomerate controlled by Russian oligarch Vladimir Potanin with large stakes in mining, metals, energy, finance, retail, real estate and other sectors. The company's headquarters are located in Moscow.
The company was founded in the early 1990s by Vladimir Potanin and Mikhail Prokhorov, and the primary owner is Vladimir Potanin, with Mikhail Prokhorov having departed in 2007. Prokhorov would have received $7.5 billion for his shares in Interros.
Interros is a major Russian private investment company, and the total value of Interros stakes in various companies amounts to $30 billion as of January 1, 2007. The Group’s companies operate throughout Russia, Europe, Asia, and North America.
The Company has main assets in the following areas:
- Metallurgy and Mining (MMC Norilsk Nickel),
- Gold mining (Polyus Zoloto Company),
- Financial Sector (Rosbank),
- Food and Agriculture (Agros Group),
- Mass media (Prof-Media Holding Company),
- Real estate and Tourism (Open Investments and Roza Khutor Companies).