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Sergey N. Galitskiy


Member of Supervisory Council of VTB Bank

President and owner of the Krasnodar Football Club


Sergey Galitskiy was born in 1967 in Krasnodar region.

In 1992 he graduated the Kuban State University, faculty of economy and national planning, qualification "Finance and Credit".

In 1994 Galitskiy founded a company named "Tander" specializing in wholesale of cosmetics, perfume and household chemicals.

1998 was the opening year of the company's first convenience store of cash&carry format in Krasnodar.

In 2000 all sales stores of the chain were reorganized in discount stores under the "Magnit" brand name.

In 2008 Galitskiy founded the Football Club Krasnodar, and is currently its president.

In 2013 Magnit became a leader on the Russian retail market, largest company by number of stores, selling space, rate of business growth, effectiveness and sales revenue.

    Today the Magnit Retail Chain is one of the largest Russian food retailers. It is a leader by the number of stores, shopping space, sales volume and efficiency rate. The chain comprises more than 14000 sales stores of different format in more than 2500 locations of Russia. Magnit operates logistic system that consists of 34 distribution centers and own fleet of about 6000 vehicles. The company is the largest private employer in Russia. The number of employees is over 270000 people.