Melker Schorling

About Melker Schorling

Birth Day: May 15, 1947
Birth Place: Stockholm, Sweden, Sweden
Birth Sign: Gemini
Residence: Stockholm, Sweden
Alma mater: School of Business, Economics and Law, Gothenburg
Occupation: Founder, Melker Schorling AB
Spouse(s): Kerstin Schörling
Children: 2

Melker Schorling Net Worth

Melker Schorling was bornon May 15, 1947 in Stockholm, Sweden, Sweden. Melker Schörling lay the foundation for his wealth by negotiating with fellow billionaire Gustaf Douglas to get a stake in troubled security-giant Securitas in return to accepting the CEO role in 1987. A little more than a decade later, he set up Melker Schörling AB as a holding company for his investments. Now publicly traded, Melker Schörling AB holds stakes in precision-measuring tool maker Hexagon and lock manufacturer Assa Abloy and counts H&M billionaires Stefan Persson and his sister Lottie as shareholders. Stefan is also a longtime board member, as is both his daughter Sofia and Märta. Schörling announced he would leave his chairman post in 2017, citing health issues.
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💰 Net worth: $8.2 Billion (Updated at 22 June 2018)

2010 $1.7 Billion
2011 $2.9 Billion
2012 $3 Billion
2013 $4.1 Billion
2014 $5.4 Billion
2015 $6.4 Billion
2016 $5.7 Billion
2017 $6.8 Billion
2018 $8.3 Billion

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Biography/Timeline

1987

He made a name for himself as the CEO of Securitas in 1987 before moving on to Skanska, when Percy Barnevik was chair. Schörling later left his executive career to focus on his own Investments.

2006

In August 2006, Schörling revealed that he would take MSAB public, listing it on the Stockholm Stock Exchange. He also unveiled a new board of Directors. The new board, one of the most high-profile in the Swedish Business world, includes Stefan Persson, Carl-Henric Svanberg, and Schörling's daughter.

2015

As of January 2015, he is worth $6.5 billion according to Forbes.