Alisher Usmanov has resigned to engage in charity
16 october 2014, 09:36 1706 views


October 13, the management of "Gazprom" granted Usmanov’s request to withdraw. The announcement was published on the official website of the company, writes the Russian news agency TASS.

Usmanov explained his decision to leave the post by gradual departure from the operational management. "In keeping with the stated position of my gradual withdrawal from operational management, I decided to leave the post of Director General of Ltd. "Gazprom investholding "- Usmanov commented the decision.

Businessman plans to focus on charity work. "Today, for me, charity is increasingly important. I plan to focus my efforts on the implementation of social projects and philanthropy, it is becoming the most important at this stage of my life," - he stressed.