Dmitry Vladimirovich Kamenshchik (Russian: Дмитрий Владимирович Каменщик; born 26 April 1968) is a Russian businessman, chairman of Moscow Domodedovo Airport, the sole shareholder in Moscow Domodedovo Airport, owner of DME Ltd., the Airport holding company.
He is 27th position among the richest Russian businessmen according to Forbes, as of April 2015, with a net worth of $3.8 bn.
Kamenshchik was born in Sverdlovsk (Yekaterinburg, Russia), in a family of radiophysisists. His parents met at the Urals Polytechnic Institute (UPI), currently Ural State Technical University. His father managed a computer center at Uralgiprotrans, and so did his mother at a classified geodesy and mapping company.
After school he entered the Faculty of Physics and Energy Engineering at the Moscow Power Engineering Institute
From 1986 to 1988 he was drafted to the regular military service in armored forces of Soviet Army.
In 1990 he entered the philosophy faculty of the Moscow State University, but later decided to leave to embark on his unsatisfied ambitious business plans. However, he did not give up studying; in 2000 he graduated from the Sociological Faculty of the Moscow State University with a major in Economic Sociology. In 2003 he received a PhD degree in Economics from Moscow State University.
On 18 February 2016 Kamenshchik was arrested in connection with the Domodedovo International Airport bombing of 24 January 2011. He was accused of criminal negligence, causing the death of 37 people. Kamenshchik and Domodedovo Airport denied any wrongdoing, stating that the airport security at the time of the accident fully complied with the legal requirements of that time. After the court hearings, Kamenshchik was put under house arrest until 18 April 2016. He was forbidden to leave his house, communicate with anybody except the investigators and relatives, and to use mail, internet or email. Later, on 1 July 2016, due to the intervention of Deputy Prosecutor General Vladimir Malinovsky, Kamenshchik was released from house arrest.