Victor Vekselberg

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(businessman, billionaire)
BornApril 14, 1957
Drohobych, Ukrainian SSR, Soviet Union
NationalityRussia, Cyprus, Israel
Alma materMoscow Transportation Engineering Institute

Viktor Felixovich Vekselberg is a Ukrainian-born Russian–Israeli-Cypriot billionaire and businessman.

He made his fortune during the looting of the former Soviet economy during the 1990s, especially the aluminum industry.[1]

He is a regular at World economic Forum annual meetings.


Events Participated in

WEF/Annual Meeting/200421 January 200425 January 2004Switzerland
2069 billionaires, CEOs and their politicians and "civil society" leaders met under the slogan Partnering for Prosperity and Security. "We have the people who matter," said World Economic Forum Co-Chief Executive Officer José María Figueres.
WEF/Annual Meeting/200625 January 200629 January 2006Switzerland
Only a few of the over 2000 participants are known
WEF/Annual Meeting/200724 January 200728 January 2007Switzerland
Only the 450 public figures listed of ~2200 participants
WEF/Annual Meeting/201225 January 201229 January 2012Switzerland
2113 guests in Davos
WEF/Annual Meeting/201323 January 201327 January 2013Switzerland
2500 mostly unelected leaders met to discuss "leading through adversity"
WEF/Annual Meeting/201422 January 201425 January 2014Switzerland
2604 guests in Davos considered "Reshaping The World"
WEF/Annual Meeting/201620 January 201623 January 2016Switzerland
Attended by a lot of people, both leaders and followers
WEF/Annual Meeting/201717 January 201720 January 2017Switzerland
2951 known participants
WEF/Annual Meeting/202021 January 202024 January 2020Switzerland
This mega-summit of the world's ruling class and their political and media appendages happens every year, but 2020 was special, as the continuous corporate media coverage of COVID-19 started more or less from one day to the next on 20/21 January 2020, coinciding with the start of the meeting.


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