Antti Herlin

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Antti Herlin
Antti Herlin.jpg
Antti Herlin in 2013
Born (1956-11-14) 14 November 1956 (age 61)
Kirkkonummi, Finland
Nationality Finnish
Alma mater National Technical University of Athens
Iowa State University
Occupation Chairman, KONE Corporation
Net worth $4.3 billion (June 2018)[1]
Parent(s) Pekka Herlin
Relatives Heikki H. Herlin (grandfather)
Ilkka Herlin (brother)

Antti Herlin (born 14 November 1956)[2] is the chairman of the Finnish KONE Corporation. He is the son of Pekka Herlin, former chairman of KONE. He is the former chairman of the Confederation of Finnish Industries (Elinkeinoelämän Keskusliitto EK).

Herlin owns a farm in Kirkkonummi where he raises Hereford and Aberdeen Angus beef cattle. Herlin is the richest person in Finland[3] – as of June 2018 Forbes reported his net worth as $4.3 billion, naming him the 518th richest person in the world.[1]

Positions[edit]

In addition to his duties at KONE, Herlin holds the following positions:

Publicity[edit]

It was investigated if Herlin used inside information in his Kone and Partek stock investments in 2001-2002. The investigation found Herlin innocent. Herlin started his own investigation into who is responsible for the case becoming public in the media in 2005. The authorities accused by him could not be proved to have given any information.[5]

Investments[edit]

In 2005 the Herlin family made significant investments in the construction companies YIT and Lemminkäinen.[6]

Agriculture[edit]

Herlin received agricultural support from the state of €275,792 in 2012. State total support was €2.1 billion.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Profile: Antti Herlin". Forbes. Retrieved 14 March 2015. 
  2. ^ Kuka kukin on 2007, Otava 2006
  3. ^ "Forbes löysi Suomesta neljä miljardööriä - kaikilla sama sukunimi" (in Finnish). Talouselämä. 3 March 2014. Retrieved 13 March 2014. 
  4. ^ "Antti Herlin Sanoman hallituksen puheenjohtajaksi" (in Finnish). Yle Uutiset. 1 March 2013. Retrieved 13 March 2014. 
  5. ^ Suomen Kuvalehti Rata sai puhaat paperit Herlin-jutussa 12.9.2007
  6. ^ Herlinit sijoittavat lautaan ja laastiin, Sukuomistukset. Koneen omistajasisaruksilla on isot siivut rakennusyhtiö YIT:stä ja Lemminkäisestä, Talouselämä 24.3.2005, page 58
  7. ^ Maataloustukien viherrys alkaa Helsingin Sanomat 1.2.2013 B7