Andrei Kozitsyn

About Andrei Kozitsyn

Birth Year: 1960
Birth Place: Verkhniaya Pyshma, Russia, Russia
Residence: Verkhnaya Pyshma, Russia
Alma mater: Sverdlovsk Mining and Metallurgical College Ural Polytechnic Institute
Occupation: Businessman
Title: CEO, Ural Mining and Metallurgical Company
Spouse(s): married
Children: 1

Andrei Kozitsyn

Andrei Kozitsyn was born on 1960 in Verkhniaya Pyshma, Russia, Russia. Andrei Kozitsyn, head of copper producer Urals Mining and Metals Company, grew up in the Urals in the town of Verkhnaya Pyshma. He studied metallurgy and in 1979 went to work as a mechanic at Uralelectromed, now UMMC's main factory. He was general director there from 1995 to 2002. Beyond mining and metals, UMMC manages agricultural, construction and telecom companies in the Urals. Kozitsyn is the closest business partner of fellow billionaire Iskander Makhmudov and has helped him build holdings in the region. In the spring of 2016, Kozitsyn became the president of KHL (hockey) club Automobilist. A few months later, he announced plans to build an ice arena with 15,000 seats in Ekaterinburg.
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Kozitsyn founded UMMC in the late 1990s with fellow Billionaire Iskander Makhmudov. He was appointed the General Director of UMMC in 2002. As of 2017, Kozitsyn owns 35% of the company.


Kozitsyn began his professional career as a mechanic at Uralelectromed, where he eventually served as General Director from 1995 to 2002. Uralelectromed is now the main factory of UMMC.


In 2016, Kozitsyn became the President of KHL hockey club Automobilist. He has since announced plans to build a 15,000 person arena in Ekaterinburg.

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