Hassan Khosrowshahi

Hassan Khosrowshahi is an Iranian-Canadian businessman and philanthropist. He and his family established the Persian Group of Companies in the year 1981. The group initially focused on real estate and retailing, but later on it diversified to entertainment and pharmaceutical industries. In 2012, Khosrwoshahi’s entrepreneurial and philanthropy efforts earned him the chance to receive the Order of British Colombia. Today, he is one of the most financially successful people in Canada with an estimated net worth of $1.01 billion. 

hassan khosrowshahi

Khosrwoshahi’s career started when he joined his family company, Minoo Industrial Group that was founded by his father, Ali Khosrowshahi. The company was one of the leading manufacturers and distributors of cosmetics, pharmaceutical and food products. In 1982, Khosrowshahi established Future Shop, an electronics retailer that expanded throughout Ontario and western Canada in the late 80s and early 90s. Later on, the chain expanded further to Atlantic Canada and Quebec.

In 2007, Khosrwoshahi became the Chairman of The Fraser Institute board of trustees. He is also a member of the Executive Committee of the Business Council of British Columbia. He also sits on the Leading Edge Endowment Fund board. Khosrowshahi is married to Nezhat Khosrowshahi with whom he has 2 children. The billionaire who is in his seventies resides in Vancouver, British Columbia. 

Read also : The 101 Richest People In Canada

Press Like If You Learnt Something New : )

New! Comments

Have your say about what you just read! Leave me a comment in the box below.

"If I have seen further than others, it is by standing upon the shoulders of giants." Isaac Newton

The material in this site is purely for educational purposes only. In creating this side we have sourced info from many sites and would like to give credit to where it is due.We do not intend to infringe any website's copyrighted material and we use the information for educational purposes and use information that are public in nature and hopefully protected by freedom of information laws. Also, when I created this website years ago, I took many pictures from the internet that may infringe your copyright. I will be slowly taking all these down and if the picture that belongs to you or your company is still there, please drop me an email and I will remove the pictures. If you found that any article in this website infringe your rights please let us know and we will take it down. Thanks.


References:

Forbes (The ultimate site for billionaire rankings)

CelebrityNetWorth (The ultimate site for net worth of celebrities)

TheRichest (Great site for things about money and rich people)

Wikipedia (Greatest site on earth for lots of information)