Valeriy Khoroshkovsky

Person from Ukraine

Valeriy Ivanovych Khoroshkovsky (Ukrainian: Валерій Іванович Хорошковський, born January 1, 1969 in Kiev) is a Ukrainian businessman, former head of the Security Service of Ukraine, former Minister of Finance, current First Vice Prime Minister Minister and owner of U.A. Inter Media Group which owns majority shares in various Ukrainian TV channels such as Inter TV. According to Ukrainian and East European media Khoroshkovsky is one of Ukraine's richest people. While being in public office Khoroshkovsky had large stakes in various Ukrainian media and metallurgy industries. In 2006 Khoroshkovsky stated: "I owned mid-sized businesses that had no kind of political influence. I cannot say I gained something for my business thanks to politics or that I had any political advantages thanks to business”. Khoroshkovsky completed a postgraduate economics study at Kiev State University in 1993. In 1994 Khoroshkovsky started a metal trading business which he disbanded in 1995 to become active in banking. Since then Khoroshkovsky has been active in the furniture retail and trading business and has had stakes in dairy, soda, machinery and bus factories. In 2004 Khoroshkovsky sold his stake in  ( Wikipedia article )


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