Lakshmi Mittal

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Lakshmi Mittal
Mittal in 2014
Lakshmi Niwas Mittal

(1950-06-15) 15 June 1950 (age 73)[1]
Alma materUniversity of Calcutta, (B.Com.)[1]
OccupationChairman & CEO of
Arcelor Mittal
Owner of Karrick Limited[2]
Co-owner of
Queens Park Rangers F.C.
Known forSteel magnate
King of Steel[3]
Net worthUS$10.5 billion (May 2020)[4]
Board member ofGoldman Sachs
Spouse(s)Usha Mittal
ChildrenVanisha Mittal
Aditya Mittal
AwardsPadma Vibhushan (2008)[5]

Lakshmi Niwas Mittal (Hindustani: [ˈləkʃmi nɪˈʋaːs ˈmɪtːəl] (audio speaker iconlisten); born 15 June 1950) is an Indian steel businessman.[6] He is the chairman and CEO of ArcelorMittal.[7]

In 2005, Forbes ranked Mittal as the third-richest person in the world, making him the first Indian citizen to be ranked in the top ten in the publication's annual list of the world's richest people.[8][9] In 2007, Mittal was considered to be the richest Asian person in Europe.[10][11]

Mittal has been a member of the board of directors of Goldman Sachs since 2008.[12]

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  5. "LN Mittal, Ratan Tata, Narayana Murthy get Padma Vibhushan". The Times of India. 26 January 2008. Retrieved 26 January 2008.
  6. Srikar Muthyala (29 September 2015). "The List of Great Entrepreneurs of India in 2015". MyBTechLife. Archived from the original on 14 January 2016.
  7. "Lakshmi Mittal". Forbes. Retrieved 2020-05-20.
  8. "The Hindu : Front Page : Lakshmi Mittal third wealthiest in world: Forbes". The Hindu.
  9. "Tory pressure over Mittal row". BBC News. London: BBC. 12 February 2002. Retrieved 21 July 2014.
  10. "Lakshmi Mittal – Richest Person in Europe |". Archived from the original on 10 April 2015. Retrieved 5 April 2015.
  11. "Mittal richest in Europe and UK; fifth in the world". Hindustan Times. Archived from the original on 19 May 2011.
  12. "Board of Directors – Lakshmi N. Mittal". Goldman Sachs. Archived from the original on 21 June 2012. Retrieved 19 July 2012.