Uralsib owner Vladimir Kogan dies
In 2018, he suffered a stroke.
Uralsib owner Vladimir Kogan, 57, has passed away, Telegram channels report with reference to his family. The billionaire died in a private clinic in the Danilovsky district of Moscow last night. For the past month and a half, he was unconscious in the ICU.
It is known that Vladimir Kogan suffered a stroke in 2018.
Vladimir Kogan was a Russian banker, the owner of a controlling stake and chairman of the supervisory board of Uralsib Bank, former co-owner of the Industrial and Construction Bank of St. Petersburg, and a statesman. In 2008–2011, he was Director of the Department of Construction of the Ministry of Regional Development; from July to December 2012, he served as Deputy Minister of Regional Development and Head of the Federal Agency for Construction and Housing and Communal Services. In 2018, he was 91th among the richest people of Russia with a fortune of 1.1 billion dollars according to Forbes.
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