4 / 6

Sergey Y. Leshkov

Owner, Premium AestheticsMoscow, Russian Federation

Sergey Leshkov is an entrepreneur, investor and co-owner of several companies, which work in the areas of biotechnology, creating new medicines and medical technology.

In 2000, he co-founded Ekomir, a manufacturer of modern nutraceuticals, that in June of 2013 was acquired Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc.

In 2005, Mr. Leshkov co-founded (since 2012 – Premium Aesthetics), one of the leading Russian distributors of medical technology in the field of aesthetic medicine. Premium Aesthetics is the exclusive distributor of such worldwide known manufacturers as Solta Medical, Zeltiq (USA) and Lumenis (Israel) in the Russian Federation and other parts of the former Soviet Union. The company has been repeatedly named “Best Distributor of the Year in the EMEA region” by its partners.

Mr. Leshkov is also a co-founder of several companies, dedicated to creation of new drugs in the fields of diabetes, oncology and hepatitis C therapies.

He is also an investor in various biotech companies in the USA and Switzerland. He serves on the board of directors for CardioCell (USA) and Stemedica International (Switzerland).

Mr. Leshkov was born in Kiev, Ukraine, and is a graduate of the Moscow Academy for Humanities and Social Studies (formerly Moscow Humanitarian University) with a Degree in Psychology.