He was 63 years old.
Gens created the IT-holding “Lanit” in 1989, and in 2016 he was the third in the rating of the largest IT companies in Russia (after “Rostekh” and “National Computer Corporation”) by the version of TAdviser. “Lanit” is considered one of the largest in Russia system integrators and software manufacturers.
The second main business of Gens was the activity of Inventive Retail Group, a company that owns more than 340 stores in Russia, including retail chains of Samsung, Sony, re: Store, Lego and Nike. In 2017 Forbes estimated the businessman ‘s fortune at $ 800 million, while Lanit ranked 76th in the rating of the largest private companies in Russia.