| ||President of Crocus Group
Aras Iskanderovich Agalarov was born November 8, 1955, in Baku, Azerbaijan.
In 1977, he graduated from the Baku Polytechnic Institute in the department for computer engineering.
From 1977 until 1983, he worked at a research institute in Baku, before serving on the Baku City Council for Trade Unions.
In the years between 1983 and 1987, Agalarov enrolled as a graduate student at the N. M. Shvernik Higher School of Trade Unions in Moscow.
| ||First vice-president of Crocus Group
Emin Arasovich Agalarov was born December 12, 1979, in Baku, Azerbaijan. He and his parents moved to Moscow when Emin was four years old.
After finishing high school in Switzerland, Emin enrolled in Marymount Manhattan College (New York.) He graduated at the top of his class, delivering a thesis on “Business Management in the Field of Finance.”