Company of the Month
Oleg Tinkov is a serial entrepreneur.
Prosperity met Oleg in
2003, when he launched his premium beer brand, Tinkoff, which quickly gained
popularity. Oleg built a state-of-the-art brewery in St Petersburg, funded by
bank loans, and sold it together with his beer brands to Anheuser-Busch InBev -
at a handsome USD 80 m profit. Prior to that, Oleg developed the first premium
frozen dumplings brand in Russia, which he went on to sell to the national meat
processing company Prodo, owned by Millhouse. Oleg began his entrepreneurial
career by establishing a chain of electronics stores in St Petersburg.
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