Alejandro Bulgheroni

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Alejandro Bulgheroni
Born
Alejandro Pedro Bulgheroni

1944 (age 73–74)
ResidenceBuenos Aires, Argentina
NationalityArgentine
Alma materUniversity of Buenos Aires
OccupationVice president, Bridas
Net worthUS$3.5 billion (May 2017)[1]
RelativesCarlos Bulgheroni (brother)

Alejandro Pedro Bulgheroni (born 1944)[2] is an Argentine businessman in the oil and gas sector.

Early life[edit]

Alejandro Bulgheroni was born in Rufino, Santa Fe Province, to a Spanish mother and an Italian father, also called Alejandro Bulgheroni.[3] He was educated at the University of Buenos Aires, from where he obtained a degree in Industrial Engineering.[2] His younger brother is fellow billionaire Carlos Bulgheroni.[1]

Career[edit]

Bulgheroni joined his father's company in 1965 when he was 22 years old.[4]

In 2010, Bulgheroni sold 50 percent of Bridas to Chinese state-run CNOOC Group, which was followed by the acquisition of Axion Energy Argentina in 2012, along with ExxonMobil’s crude-oil refineries and fuel and lubricants trading assets in Paraguay, Argentina and Uruguay.[5]

Personal life[edit]

He lives in Buenos Aires, Argentina.[1]

According to Forbes, jointly with his brother Carlos, Bulgheroni has a net worth of $5.1 billion, as of January 2015.[1] In 2016, his brother Carlos died of cancer at the age of 71.[6]

As of 29 May 2017, Forbes estimates his net worth to be $3.5 billion, making him the 581st richest man in the world.[7]

Bulgheroni also possesses several vinyards around the world, despite the fact that he stopped drinking upon marrying his wife Bettina.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Carlos and Alejandro Bulgheroni". Forbes. Retrieved 9 January 2015.
  2. ^ a b "Alejandro Pedro Bulgheroni". BusinessWeek. Retrieved 9 January 2015.
  3. ^ "Carlos Bulgheroni - the intrepid entrepreneur". Blue Chip. Archived from the original on 2010-11-10.
  4. ^ "Alejandro Bulgheroni, Bridas Corp: dash for gas not retirement". Financial Times.
  5. ^ "ALEJANDRO BULGHERONI". Business Jet Traveler. Retrieved 29 May 2017.
  6. ^ "Argentina's richest man, Carlos Bulgheroni, dead at 71". Business Insider. Retrieved 29 May 2017.
  7. ^ "Alejandro Bulgheroni". Forbes. Retrieved 29 May 2017.
  8. ^ "Alejandro Bulgheroni, Bridas Corp: dash for gas not retirement". Financial Times.