Rafael del Pino (businessman)

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Rafael del Pino
Born Rafael del Pino Moreno
(1920-11-10)November 10, 1920
Madrid, Spain
Died June 14, 2008(2008-06-14) (aged 87)
Madrid, Spain
Resting place Santo Ángel de la Guarda cemetery, Pozuelo de Alarcón, Spain
40°25′41″N 3°48′54″W / 40.428101°N 3.814979°W / 40.428101; -3.814979
Nationality Spanish
Education Colegio Santa María del Pilar,[1] Madrid
Alma mater MIT Sloan School of Management
Occupation Civil Engineer
Known for Founder of Ferrovial
Net worth € 5.5 billion
Spouse(s) Ana María Calvo-Sotelo
Children Rafael del Pino Calvo-Sotelo
Maria del Pino y Calvo-Sotelo
Awards Great Cross of the Order of Civil Merit

Rafael del Pino y Moreno (and family) (born 10 November 1920 in Madrid, Spain; died 14 June 2008 in Madrid) was one of the wealthiest men in Europe.[1] He had a net worth of approximately 8.6 billion US dollars in 2007. Del Pino founded the construction company Ferrovial in 1952, which became one of Spain's largest builders. He stepped down as President of Ferrovial in 2000, passing on the position to his son, Rafael del Pino Calvo-Sotelo, who now heads the business. He held an MBA from the MIT Sloan School of Management. In 2000 he founded the Fundación Rafael del Pino with the mission of developing future leaders.

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  1. ^ a b "Rafael del Pino y Moreno: founder of Ferrovial". The Times. June 20, 2008. Retrieved 11 August 2009. 

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