Who is Igor Kesaev?
He is the majority shareholder in the company Megapolis. He was born in October 1966. He is married to Stella Kesaeva. They have 3 children (Ilona, Kristina, and Erik). All family members are active on social media, posting photos onboard the family yachts.
The company is a privately held logistics and distribution company. Focusing tobacco products, beer, and soft drinks.
Megapolis has distribution contracts with companies as Philip Morris International, Imperial Tobacco, and Carlsberg Group. And also with Red Bull and Douwe Egberts (coffee).
Megapolis is the market leader in Russia’s cigarette market.
The company was established in 1998. It is currently the leader on the Russian market of distribution of tobacco products. And of other fast-moving consumer goods. In 2013 Both Philip Morris and Japan Tobacco acquired 20% (each) of the share capital of Megapolis. For a total amount of US$ 1.7 billion.
Kesaev and his business partner Sergei Katsiev still own the remaining shares.
Dixy Supermarket Chain
Kesaev is also the majority shareholder in Russia’s Dixy supermarket chain. DIXY is Russia’s third-largest national food retailer. It has more than 2,700 stores.
Igor Kesaev NetWorth
His net worth is estimated at US$ 2.5 billion.
Stella Art Foundation
Kesaev’s wife Stella is the owner of the Stella Art Foundation. The Stella Art Foundation is a non-commercial organization established in November 2003. At the initiative of Stella Kesaeva.
The Foundation’s purposes are the promotion of cultural exchange. And the support of Russian art and young artists. As well as setting up a contemporary art museum in Moscow.
One of the main areas of the Foundation’s activity is the arrangement and conduct of exhibition projects. Featuring the artwork of Russian artists. Many projects are implemented thanks to the Foundation’s cooperation with state, non-commercial and private cultural institutions.