As per our current Database, Vladimir Kim is still alive (as per Wikipedia, Last update: September 20, 2019).
Currently, Vladimir Kim is 59 years, 6 months and 29 days old. Vladimir Kim will celebrate 60rd birthday on a Thursday 29th of October 2020. Below we countdown to Vladimir Kim upcoming birthday.
Vladimir Kim was born in the Year of the Rat. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Rat are quick-witted, clever, charming, sharp and funny. They have excellent taste, are a good friend and are generous and loyal to others considered part of its pack. Motivated by money, can be greedy, is ever curious, seeks knowledge and welcomes challenges. Compatible with Dragon or Monkey.
Vladimir Kim was born in 1960. He is of Korean ethnicity: his family, among other Koreans and among many other ethnic minorities within the USSR, had been forcibly relocated to Kazakhstan, during the Stalinist era. He graduated from the Kazakh Leading Academy of Architecture and Civil Engineering (then known as the Alma-Ata Architectural Institute) in 1982 with a degree in civil engineering. He holds an MBA degree and received his PhD in Business and administrative management at the John F. Kennedy University in California in 1998.
In 1995, Kim was appointed managing Director and chief executive officer of Zhezkazgantsvetmet JSC, Kazakhmys’ core subsidiary at the time; he was elected chairman of the board of Directors of Zhezkazgantsvetmet in 2000, and Chairman of Kazakhmys PLC upon its listing on the London Stock Exchange in October 2005. Vladimir Kim stepped down as Chairman of Kazakhmys PLC in May 2013 to become a non-executive Director. Following the completion of the Group restructuring in 2014, Mr Kim remained a Non-executive Director and a major shareholder in KAZ Minerals PLC.
According to Forbes magazine, as of March 2011, he is the richest person in Kazakhstan, and the 223rd richest in the world, with an estimated wealth of US$4.7 billion. He is married, and has three children. He resides in Almaty, Kazakhstan.