Peter George “Pete” Peterson was born Peter Petropoulos on June 5, 1926 and died on March 20, 2018. He was an American businessman, investment banker, philanthropist, and author. He served as United States Secretary of Commerce from February 29, 1972 to February 1, 1973. Peterson was also known as founder and principal funder of The ..
Palle Kjærulff-Schmidt was born on July 7, 1931, and died on March 14, 2018. He was a Danish film director and screenwriter. Kjærulff-Schmidt has directed 32 films between 1957 and 1995. Kjærulff-Schmidt’s 1964 film To was entered into the 15th Berlin International Film Festival. After two years, Kjærulff-Schmidt’s 1967 film Story of Barbara was entered ..
Thomas Milton Benson was born on July 12, 1927, and died on March 15, 2018. He was an American businessman, philanthropist, and sports franchise owner. Tom Benson was the owner of the New Orleans Saints of the National Football League (NFL) from 1985 to 2018 and New Orleans Pelicans of the National Basketball Association (NBA) ..
William (Bill) Teron was born on November 15, 1932, in Gardenton, Manitoba and died on March 12, 2018. He was a Canadian real estate executive who was known as the “Father of Kanata”. Teron relocated to Ottawa when he was eighteen. William Teron started his own company, Golden Ridge Developments Ltd. Teron was responsible for ..
Nikolay Glushkov was born on December 24, 1949, and died March 12, 2018. He was a Deputy Director-General of Aeroflot and a Finance Manager of AvtoVAZ. He graduated from the Moscow Peoples’ Friendship University with a degree in physics (1972). Nikolai Glushkov completed the Academy of Foreign Trade with a degree in economics, in 1981. ..
Ivano Beggio was born on August 31, 1944, and died on March 13, 2018. He was an Italian businessman. He was the owner and president of Aprilia, Europe’s biggest motorcycle company. He was known as the man who turned Aprilia from a motorcycling minnow into a giant after he took over from his father. Ivano ..
Leo Tang Hsiang Chien was born on June 8, 1923, and died on March 10, 2018. He was a Hong Kong industrialist. Chien’s son Henry Tang Ying Yen was Financial Secretary of Hong Kong and a candidate for Chief Executive in 2012. Tang graduated from Utopia University in Shanghai in 1945 and received a master’s ..
Thomas Pearse Lyons was born on August 3, 1944, and died on March 8, 2018. He was an Irish businessman. He was the founder and President of Kentucky-based Alltech Inc., an American global animal health, and nutrition company that is centered on innovation, research, and development. He was considered an “entrepreneur, salesman, marketer and scientist ..
William Pulte was born in 1932 and died on March 7, 2018. He was American real estate developer. He was the founder and former chairman of Pulte Homes, which was one of the largest residential builders and real estate development companies in the United States, building over 500,000 homes since 1950 and operating in 53 ..
Helmut Oswald Maucher was born on December 9, 1927, and died on March 5, 2018. He was a German businessman. He served as the CEO of Nestlé from June 1990 to June 1997. Maucher joined the company at a young age, completing an apprenticeship at the Nestlé SA factory in Eisenharz, Germany just after finishing ..