Full name:
Rotenberg Roman

Date of Birth:
7 April 1981

Russia, Finland, Great Britain

Beneficiaries, Oligarchs and corrupt officials

Professional field/official position/biography:

Advisor to the Chairman of the Management Board of Gazprombank, Chairman of the board of Langvik Capital, First Vice-President of Russian Ice Hockey Federation, son of Arkady Rotenberg.

ROTENBERG, Roman Borisovich (b. 1981 in Leningrad) emigrated to Finland with his parents in 1991. In 2000, Roman entered the European Business School in London and then received a master's degree in entrepreneurial management. In 2005, Roman Rotenberg returned to Russia. In 2006, he received a position in the Gazprom Export communications department, a 100% subsidiary of Gazprom. In 2007, Gazprom Export CEO Alexander Medvedev began developing the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL) plan. He created KHL Marketing to manage the league’s commercial contracts. In 2008, Roman Rotenberg became deputy general director of the company. In 2009, he became an adviser to the Chairman of the Board of Gazprombank. There, he “attracted large customers.”

In 2011, Gennady Timchenko, president of the SKA hockey club, invited Roman Rotenberg to the position of Vice President of Marketing for the club. In 2014, Roman Rotenberg was appointed first Vice President of the Russian Hockey Federation. Simultaneously, Roman Rotenberg created a sports nutrition company called Doctor Sports. The founders of the company were KHL and SMP Bank, owned by Arkady Rotenberg and Boris Rotenberg. Initially, Doctor Sport was supposed to supply sports nutrition to the KHL clubs. However, the company's retail network turned out to be unprofitable.

Accused of:

National and cross-border corruption.

Roman is the son and nephew of two persons included in the US and EU sanctions lists of Boris and Arkady Rotenberg. British citizenship allowed Roman Rotenberg to avoid EU sanctions and provided the Rotenberg brothers with the opportunity to transfer their European assets to Roman.

In October 2014, Roman Rotenberg received a share of Boris and Arkady Rotenberg in the Langvik Capital holding. It includes the European assets of the Rotenberg family: the Hartwall Arena in Helsinki, a stake in the Jokerit hockey club, a hotel and a congress hall near Helsinki.

In 2015, the U.S. Treasury's Foreign Asset Control Department suspected 11 individuals and 15 legal entities of circumventing existing sanctions and expanded its sanctions list. It included Roman Rotenberg and Langvik Capital.

Links and materials

Руководство Федерации хоккея России

Руководство Континентальной хоккейной лиги

Руководство хоккейного клуба СКА

База данных скандинавских компаний

Как младшее поколение семьи Ротенбергов строит свой бизнес

Санкции по наследству: как устроен бизнес Романа Ротенберга

СМП-банк отказался от спортивного питания

США ввели новые санкции в отношении России

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