Albert Avdolyan

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Albert Avdolyan
Born (1970-11-08) 8 November 1970 (age 46)
Krasnodar, Russia
Residence Moscow, Russia and Beverly Hills, California
Citizenship Russia Russian Federation - Bought Maltese Citizenship in 2016
Occupation Chairman of Expatel
Spouse(s) Elena Avdolyan
Children 4
Website Expatel Web Site

Albert Avdolyan (born 8 November 1970), is a Russian businessman who in 2016 bought Maltese citizenship through the infamous cash for passports scheme. He is specialized in the telecommunication sector. He is the founder and owner of Mobile WiMAX company Expatel and a shareholder of Yota, and is considered as one of the key players of 4G technology in Russia.[1]

Early career and personal life[edit]

In 1999, Avdolyan acquired 15% of the shares of Russian chemical company Usoliekhimprom.[2] Since 2003, he has also been a shareholder of construction equipment firm Gazkomplektservice, a subsidiary of Gazprom.[3]

Avdolyan is married and is the father of four children. In 2009, he and his wife bought a home in Beverly Hills.[4] In 2011, he bought a second house in the Beverly Park neighborhood.[5] This home was heavily damaged by a fire in the following year.[6]

Expatel[edit]

In October 2009, Albert Avdolyan[7] founded Russian company Expatel,[8] one of the Russian leaders in Mobile WiMAX (G4) Internet technology.

In 2010, Expatel had more than 500 retail offices across Russia[9] and was the first Russian company to supply optical fiber services to its customers.

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