The richest citizen of the Polish businessman Jan Kulczyk, who was one of the largest investors in the energy industry of Ukraine, died Tuesday at the age of 65 years in Austria.
The cause of death were "unforeseen complications" that arose during heart surgery which was performed by the doctors of the medical center in Vienna, informs news Agency referring to the Newspaper Wyborcza.
Since 2000 Kulczyk led the list of most prosperous people of Poland By assumption the American magazine Forbes. Its state is determined by more than fifteen billion zlotys (more than $ 4 billion). He yielded mentioned in the list only once - in 2007 after divorce with the first wife. From this marriage he had two children. His daughter Dominique is Vice-President of the Olympic division of Poland. The son Sebastian - Executive Director of Kulczyk Investments. Kulczyk worked in different fields, among them automotive, telecommunications, oil and gas and energy. In 1988 he created the 1st in Poland network of Volkswagen dealerships. In 1991 he founded the company Kulczyk Holding, and later of Kulczyk Investments, which currently focuses on investments in the energy sector, oil & gas and mining, and real estate. According to Ukrainian media, Kulczyk was one of the largest investors in the energy industry of Ukraine. For example, he owned the assets of various power plants of the Republic and planned to develop the export of electrical energy from the Khmelnitsky NPP in the European Union. Similarly, in 2010, It bought a controlling stake in the Ukrainian gas organization " KUB - GAS ".