German Khan - Biography
German Borisovich Khan (born 26 October 1962 in Kiev) is a Russian businessman with interests in the oil and gas industries. He studied at the Moscow Institute of Steel and Alloys (MISIS). When Alfa Group took over oil giant TNK, it was Khan who was chosen to run the operation. Today TNK is half-owned by BP, but Khan retains his hold on the tiller, serving as executive director.
Khan has three children and lives in the outskirts of Moscow.
He has been an active supporter of Jewish initiatives in Russia and Europe. Khan makes large contribution to the work of the European Jewish Fund, a non-profit organization aimed at developing European Jewry and promoting tolerance and reconciliation on the continent. He is a leading member of the Russian Jewish Congress.
He enjoys hunting and has a large collection of sporting guns and rifles.