Hans Rausing

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Hans Rausing
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Hans Rausing with Tetra Brik, 1963
Born(1926-03-25)25 March 1926
Died30 August 2019(2019-08-30) (aged 93)
London, England, U.K.
NationalitySwedish
Alma materLund University
OccupationBusinessman
Known forTetra Pak
Net worthUS$12 billion (August 2019)
Spouse(s)Märit Rausing
ChildrenLisbet, Sigrid, and Hans Kristian Rausing
Parent(s)Ruben Rausing

Hans Rausing, KBE (25 March 1926 – 30 August 2019) was a Swedish-British businessman. He was founder of Tetra Pak. It is the largest food packaging company in the world.[1][2] In 1995 he sold his share of the company to his brother, Gad.

In the Forbes world fortune ranking, Rausing was placed at number 83 with an estimated fortune of US$10 billion in 2011.[3] He was the second richest Swedish billionaire in 2013.

Rausing died in London on 30 August 2019 at the age of 93.[4][5]

References[change | change source]

  1. Yang Ning, "Creating a Benchmark for Recycling Rubbish", China Daily, 20 June 2011, retrieved 7 November 2011.
  2. "Tetra Pak launches next generation cheese production unit" Archived 24 September 2015 at the Wayback Machine, Packaging Europe News, 11 November 2011, retrieved 11 November 2011.
  3. "Hans Rausing: Tetra Pak Swedish packaging billionaire dies aged 93". Sky News. Retrieved 30 August 2019
  4. Nick Davies, "Playing the System", The Guardian, 11 April 2002, retrieved 10 November 2011.
  5. "Hans Rausing avliden". 30 August 2019 – via www.svt.se.

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