Oleg Tinkov Intends To Open A Fund To Fight Leukemia No Earlier Than 2021
The Tinkov Family Foundation, through which billionaire and founder of Tinkoff Bank Oleg Tinkov and his wife Rina will transfer funds to solve blood cancer problems and develop the Institute of donation, will not open until 2021, Oleg Tinkov wrote on Instagram.
So far, the Fund has not been created, the Tinkov family is still collecting the necessary information. Tinkov urged people who have ideas about creating a Fund to write to e-mail. "My wife Rina will be directly involved in this," he wrote.
Tinkov announced plans to create a Foundation that would help with bone marrow donation on July 10, after he himself underwent a transplant operation. "In Russia ‒ 130,000, and in Germany ‒ 7 million donors, we should be ashamed," - he pointed out the difference in the scale of the donor movement.
Tinkov is the main owner of TCS Group Holding (the parent company of Tinkoff Bank and Tinkoff insurance). In March 2020, he transferred the rights to 40.4% of the group to a family trust. Since March 2020, the businessman is being treated for leukemia.he decided to undergo a bone marrow transplant in order to get rid of the affected cells that were not restored during treatment in the clinic.