Rich Pickings for Carlos Slim, a Financial Prodigy who Started Young — and Kept on Going

Wealth and status mean little to the founder of Grupo Carso who allows himself the occasional indulgence of a fine cigar… By TONY LENNOX Depending on the state of the world’s stock markets and which wealth-list you consult, Carlos Slim

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A Winner, All the Way: Gautam Adani, Businessman, Negotiator, and Survivor of Two Kidnappings and a Terror Attack

Infrastructure tycoon Gautam Adani, founder of the Adani Group, has created ports, infrastructure, and thousands of jobs. He’s also been kidnapped by bandits and twice held for ransom; it hasn’t slowed him down… By HAL WILLIAMS Life at the top

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Revolut-ionary Man: CEO Nikolay Storonsky Aims to Become Amazon of Finance

Revolut founder and CEO Nikolay Storonsky has an intimate view on the crisis in Ukraine By BRENDAN FILIPOVSKI Nikolay Storonsky, the CEO of Revolut, the UK’s most valuable fintech, was born and raised near Moscow — to a Ukrainian father.

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Working from Home, or Living at Work? Hybrid is ‘Hell’, and a Return to Office may be Worse

The future of work is remote, and many of the world’s corporate heads — and workers — are ready to embrace change… Working from home was supposed to be a stop-gap measure to enable professional continuity during pandemic isolation. It

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Climate change denier, Mining Champion, Sworn Enemy of Green Policies — Gina Rinehart’s Lonely, Determined Path

The Thatcher fan and chair of Hancock Prospecting has little sympathy for the Left, green policies, or the Channel Nine TV station… By TONY LENNOX Gina Rinehart has the power to move mountains — literally — and the chair of

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Mining Disaster that Played Out Above Ground — and Brought Down ‘King Midas’

“The richest man in Brazil” was a title that business magnate Eike Batista didn’t particularly care for. It didn’t do justice to the scope and scale of his wealth, he felt; he was aiming for something more along the lines

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Quiet, Unassuming, Modest — and One of the World’s Most Powerful Women

Wealthy philanthropist and CEO of Fidelity Investments Abigail Johnson came up through the ranks of the family business ‘the old way’ By TONY LENNOX Despite being one of the world’s wealthiest women, Abigail Johnson cuts an unobtrusive figure on the

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Add a Swoosh, Some Sweat, and Serious Business Nous — You have Victory on Your Side

Nike founder, athlete, philanthropist, battler: Phil Knight pulled himself up by his own running-shoe straps By HAL WILLIAMS There’s nothing like a bit of history to bolster a brand. A mental association with an elite figure or personage doesn’t hurt;

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New York, New York Still has the ‘Welcome’ Mat Out, but it Helps if you’re Wealthy…

“If you can make it there, you’ll make it anywhere…” — but just what does it take to make it in the Big Apple? CFI.co trips through the realities of moving to New York City with facts, figures — and

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Simba Group: Simba’s Roar is Heard Across Nigeria, in a Variety of Sectors and Industries

The Simba Group, founded in Nigeria in 1988, is a conglomerate with operations spanning Nigeria’s most dynamic economic sectors: agriculture, power, ICT, and transport. Simba, in partnership with world-class organizations, has leadership positions across all five of its companies. Those

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