Thomas Schmidheiny (birthed 1945) is a Swiss business owner, former chairman of Holcim, the cement supplier. He is noted by Forbes magazine as the 527th wealthiest worldwide as of 2016, when his total assets was estimated at US$ 4.1 billion.
Thomas Schmidheiny is the son of Max Schmidheiny (1908-1991). The family members’s building and construction products realm (bricks, cement, etc) was split in 1984, with Thomas inheriting Holcim, the concrete as well as cement business, and his bro Stephan, likewise a billionaire, was offered the building and construction company Eternit.
Up until 2003, Schmidheiny was the chairman of Holcim, among the globe’s leading cement producers, started by his grand-uncle in 1912. Schmidheiny resigned his chairmanship as part of an offer to settle an examination of trading in Spain. He has stayed on the Board that time.
Schmidheiny holds a doctorate from Tufts University and also a bachelor’s degree from Zurich Polytechnic.
The Indian Institution of Business has a Thomas Schmidheiny chair of family members company. Since 2012, the blog post was held by Kavil Ramachandran.
Schmidheiny is married with 4 children; he owns vineyards and also in the Napa Valley, Australia, Argentina, and also Switzerland including his residence in Klosters.
It is according to Wikipedia.