Alexey V. Kuzmichev

In 1988 graduated from the Moscow Institute of Steel and Alloys. 1992 – Head of International Department of the company Alfa Eco, participated in creation of oil trading company Crown Trade and Finance Ltd., which gave the name to CTF Holding, future parent company of Alfa Group Consortium, and was later renamed to Crown Resources AG. In 2006 the company changed its name to A1. Kuzmichev headed a venture fund Russian Technologies, served as a member of Consulting Council of an investment telecommunications company Altimo, member of Alfa Group. 

In 2009 Russian Forbes magazine rated Mr. Kuzmichev as the 14th richest businessman in Russia with a net worth of $3.1 billion.