Ivan Glasenberg

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Person.png Ivan Glasenberg  Rdf-icon.png
(businessman)
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Born1957
Johannesburg, South Africa
NationalityAustralia, South Africa, Israeli, Swiss
Alma materUniversity of Witwatersrand, University of Southern California
Known forCEO of Glencore
ReligionJew
Children2

Ivan Glasenberg is the chief executive officer of Glencore, one of the world's largest commodity trading and mining companies.[1] Glasenberg is described as a South African-Australian-Israeli triple citizen.[2] He became a Swiss citizen in 2011.[3] He is also on the boards of mining companies Xstrata plc and Minara Resources Ltd.

Background and early career

Glasenberg was born to a Jewish family [4] in South Africa in January 1957. His father, Samuel Glasenberg, was "a luggage manufacturer and importer born in Lithuania", and his mother, Blanche, was South African.

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References

  1. Cobain, Ian (19 May 2011). "The rise of Glencore, the biggest company you've never heard of". The Guardian. London. Retrieved 19 May 2011.Page Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css must have content model "Sanitized CSS" for TemplateStyles (current model is "plain text").
  2. Woker, Daniel (8 March 2013). "Conservative governments divorcing big business?". The Interpreter: Lowy Institute for International Policy. Retrieved 1 April 2013.Page Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css must have content model "Sanitized CSS" for TemplateStyles (current model is "plain text").
  3. Martin Spieler: «Letztlich macht es keine Differenz, ob Ihr Vermögen eine Milliarde beträgt oder sechs» Interview, SonntagsZeitung, 5 May 2013 (german)
  4. Jerusalem Post: "The billionaire would-be oleh" by NADAV SHEMER May 6, 2011