Dmitry Gerasimenko

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Dmitry Gerasimenko
Dmitrij Gerasimenko - 2016.jpg
Born (1978-09-29) September 29, 1978 (age 40)
NationalityRussian
Known forOwner of Krasny Oktyabr Closed Joint-Stock Company, BC Krasny Oktyabr and Pallacanestro Cantù.

Dmitry Petrovich Gerasimenko (Russian: Дмитрий Петрович Герасименко; born 29 September 1978) is a Russian businessman, ex-owner of steel company Krasny Oktyabr Closed Joint-Stock Company and of basketball clubs BC Krasny Oktyabr and Pallacanestro Cantù.

Biography[edit]

Of Ukrainian origin, Gerasimenko became a multimillionaire thanks to steel (actually he owns Krasny Oktyabr Closed Joint-Stock Company, the second largest steelmill in Russia) and gas.[1][2]

In 2012 he founded the club of the same name of the factory, who got a wild card for the VTB United League.[2]

In November 2015 has also acquired 65% of the shares of Pallacanestro Cantù.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Paolo Corio (2015-11-06). "Chi è Dmitry Gerasimenko, nuovo proprietario della Pallacanestro Cantù" (in Italian). Panorama. Retrieved 2015-12-19.
  2. ^ a b Mario Canfora (2015-02-12). "Basket: il presidente, re dell'acciaio russo, va in campo in Eurocup!" (in Italian). La Gazzetta dello Sport. Retrieved 2015-12-20.