Vladimir Bogdanov

About Vladimir Bogdanov

Birth Day: May 28, 1951
Birth Place: Surgut, Russia, Russia
Alma mater: Tyumen Industrial Institute
Occupation: Businessman
Title: Hero of Labour of the Russian Federation (2016)
Awards: Order "For Merit to the Fatherland" (2nd class) Order "For Merit to the Fatherland" (3rd class) Order "For Merit to the Fatherland" (4th class) Order of Honour Order of the Red Banner of Labour Order of the Badge of Honour Order of Honor (Belarus)

Vladimir Bogdanov

Vladimir Bogdanov was born on May 28, 1951 in Surgut, Russia, Russia. Vladimir Bogdanov made his fortune in oil drilling. He was appointed chief executive of Surgutneftegas when he was 33. In the early 1990s he and fellow managers privatized the company, which is famous for its thrift and avoiding expensive purchases. Bogdanov is often called the "Siberian hermit," because he rarely leaves the remote town of Surgut. He avoids public attention and the trappings of wealth. In 2016 he received the Gold Star of Hero of the Russian Federation from Vladimir Putin "for special labor service for the country and people."
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Occupation Energy
Age 72 years old
Zodiac Sign Gemini
Born May 28, 1951 (Surgut, Russia, Russia)
Birthday May 28
Town/City Surgut, Russia, Russia
Nationality Russia

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In 1973 he graduated from Tyumen Industrial Institute with a degree in oil and gas and since then has worked in oil industry in Tyumen Oblast, mainly in Surgutneftegaz. Since 1993, he is the President of Surgutneftegaz, one of the largest Russian oil companies. In 1978-1980 he occupied leading positions in Yuganskneftegaz. Since 1984 he has been the Director General of Surgutneftegaz, which became a private company in 1993. In June 2001 Forbes claimed that Bogdanov was the third wealthiest Russian with $1.6 billion. He has been a member of the Khanty–Mansi legislature since 1996.


Bogdanov was also a confidant of Sergey Sobyanin during the successful 2001 Tyumen Oblast Governor election and of Vladimir Putin during the 2004 Russian Presidential Election.


In April 2018, the United States imposed sanctions on him and 23 other Russian nationals.

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