Roger Agnelli

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Roger Agnelli
Roger agnelli.JPG
Agnelli in 2007
Born(1959-05-03)May 3, 1959
São Paulo, Brazil
DiedMarch 19, 2016(2016-03-19) (aged 56)
São Paulo, Brazil
NationalityBrazilian
Alma materFundação Armando Alvares Penteado
OccupationCEO, Vale SA
Spouse(s)Andréia
Children2

Roger Agnelli (May 3, 1959 – March 19, 2016) was a Brazilian entrepreneur, banker, and corporate leader. He ran one of the largest mining companies in the world, Vale SA.[1] In 2013, he was voted by Harvard Business Review as the world’s fourth best-performing chief executive officer[2] behind Apple Inc. CEO Steve Jobs, Jeff Bezos of Amazon.com and Yun Jong-Yong of Samsung.

On March 19, 2016, he was killed, along with his wife, son, and daughter (and three others) when their plane crashed in São Paulo, Brazil. He was aged 56.[3][4]

References[change | change source]

  1. Reklaitis, Victor. "Former Vale CEO Roger Agnelli, 56, dies in plane crash". MarketWatch. Retrieved 2018-07-16.
  2. "Roger Agnelli, banker who built Vale into mining giant, 'dies in Brazil plane crash'". The Guardian. March 20, 2016. Retrieved March 20, 2016.
  3. "Brazil Questions Experimental Fleet After CA-9 Crash". Aviation International News. Retrieved 2018-07-16.
  4. "Subscribe to read". Financial Times. Retrieved 2018-07-16.

Other websites[change | change source]