Tycoon

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Tycoon

A very wealthy businessperson, especially one who made his/her fortune in a single industry. For example, one may be called an oil tycoon or a steel tycoon.
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In a statement read by a senior Hyundai official in charge of the group's restructuring plans, the 85-year-old business magnate said, "I will leave the first-line business management and chairmen Chung Mong Koo and Chung Mong Hun will also leave (their managerial posts).
Bryant's 50% interest in Milan, Italy-based Olimpia Milano of the Italian Professional Basketball League (IPBL), allows him to share ownership responsibilities with current Olimpia owner and Italian business magnate Pasquale Caputo.
In this satire set in the twenty-first century, a business magnate creates the ultimate tourist destination by constructing a replica of England on the Isle of Wight, outdoing the original to the point where even the Royal Family is persuaded to relocate.
31, the 83- year-old business magnate said his group has secured the exclusive right to develop the Mt.
Cuban-American business magnate Alberto Vilar, president of Austria's Salzburg Music Festival, pledged $6.
The government had sold a majority stake in the nation's largest zinc maker to business magnate Anil Agarwal- led Sterlite in 2002 which is now being investigated by the Central Bureau of Investigation for allegedly being undervalued at the time.
Yet it could soon be beaten by a former Miss Malaysia, who is claiming PS500million from her wealthy Malaysian business magnate husband.
The business magnate then chooses his favourite six and re-tweets the messages on Monday at 8pm.
Other visitors to Khan's home included business magnate Sidhartha Mallya, filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt and actors Riteish Deshmukh, Naghma and Urvashi Dholakia.
The business magnate, who served as Pakistan's prime minister twice in the 1990s, said he wanted to work with other countries to find a lasting peace in the region.
I note that David Cameron asked very successful business magnate Sir Philip Green to make recommendations on the way savings can be made by improvements in procurement of supplies.
Indian business magnate Mr MA Alagappan, executive chairman of the EUR3 billion business conglomerate, Murugappa Corporation, has been awarded an honorary doctorate by the university, formerly UCE.
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