About Alexei Mordashov:
Alexey Mordashov is a Russian business oligarch and billionaire. He is the main shareholder and the CEO of Severstal, a large Russian conglomerate with interests in metal, energy and mining companies. As of July 2013 he has an estimated worth of $18.5 billion.
In a literal sense, even a private company, of course, cannot do everything that it wants without some discussion with government. As a good corporate citizen, Severstal discussed the idea of a merger with Arcelor with the Russian government.Alexei Mordashov