(biography, photo, video) Igor Sosin
Igor Sosin: biography
Igor Sosin is a well-known Russian billionaire, who often rattles in the media worldwide for its acquisitions of luxury items, such as a unique collection of dresses for his second wife Inna worth 3.5 million euros and the manuscript of the novel «Breakfast at Tiffany’s» over 306 thousand dollars. Founder and former owner of the largest Russian network of the goods for the house «old Man Hottabych» is a mass of successful business projects and manages the retailer MODIS. In addition, the tycoon heads a consulting company, the New Idea Investment Consulting and is the co-owner of the brand soft drink ZEO.
Biography of Igor Sosin is completely hidden from prying eyes. It is known that the billionaire is 48 years old and he is almost constantly live abroad. Becoming a successful businessman, Igor admits that he likes the high level of comfort of life, therefore, leaving Russia every year he rents a luxury Villa with a spacious stand-in Southampton, an area of 4 hectares.
Successful business the billionaire has reached thanks to its pronounced entrepreneurial «vein», which allows him time to engage in new projects and easy to part with those to whom he loses interest.
The entrepreneurial career of Igor Sosin began in 1993 at the time of the collapse of the Soviet Union. Then he acted as a financier and investor in the fields of retail, commercial real estate and manufacturing. After 10 years the businessman has founded an investment company, the New Idea Investment Group, which launched many successful businesses in Russia. Since in the Arsenal of an oligarch there are 17 companies that successfully operate today.
Business Igor Sosin has an impressive size. He now owns Russia’s largest supermarket chain clothing Modis, 139 which operates in 70 cities of the Russian Federation. In 2006, the founder and former owner of a network «old Man Hottabych» bought in Moscow a network of specialized pet shops Cats & Dogs, but has also created investment group «New idea».
After that, the billionaire has bought a stake in the German company OBI and developed in Russia, the eponymous chain of construction hypermarkets. One of the last projects Sosin was the acquisition of a soft drinks brand ZEO, which the businessman intended to replace the champagne, wine and various alcoholic cocktails for the broad masses of consumers not only in Russia but also abroad. Igor Sosin holds several tourist attractions, invests in many promising projects and among other things is an active participant in charity auctions.
Personal life Igor Sosin has two stages. His first wife was Anastasia Sosin, the billionaire who gave birth to two children, Egor and Taisia, who after the divorce of his parents left to live with her mother. After rupture of relations with the family of tycoon married a second time in 2013. Wedding Sosin with his new darling of the ina was held in Monaco. The celebration was organized with a special scale in the prestigious Salle Le Monte Carlo Sporting Club.
Businessman Igor Sosin known to the public as a great «secular» party animal, do not spend money on organizing luxury parties. Also among his Hobbies include yachts, and free from business time, he likes to devote to the game of tennis and downhill skiing.
10 December 2015 in the former the family of Igor Sosin was a terrible tragedy – his 19-year-old son, Yegor, strangled his mother, ex-wife of a billionaire, the cord from the charger. As it turned out, 44-year-old Anastasia lucky son to Kazan to participate in the seminar of German psychotherapist to rid the child from drug addiction. On the eve of the psychotherapeutic interventions are in inadequate condition, Egor Sosin killed the mother.
As it turned out, the son of a billionaire doesn’t even remember what happened in the room with mom. So the young man, referring to hallucinations, was unable to explain to the police why beat his mother and then strangled her. Egor Sosin is arrested for two months, during which pass a number of examinations. After you have set all the circumstances of the tragedy, the son of a billionaire will be made of the final charges.