Trond Mohn

About Trond Mohn

Birth Day: April 03, 1943
Birth Place: Norway
Birth Sign: Taurus
Alma mater: University of Mannheim

Trond Mohn Net Worth

Trond Mohn was bornon April 03, 1943 in Norway. Trond Mohn joins the Forbes billionaires list following a 2014 sale of his family's pump maker Frank Mohn AS to Swedish industrial conglomerate Alfa Laval for $2.2 billion in cash. Trond Mohn owned nearly 48% of it; his son and his sister also owned stakes in the company, which makes pumps for use in marine and offshore oil drilling. Trond Mohn and his family are known for their philanthropy, including a $135 million gift in December 2014 to a Norwegian research foundation to advance cancer research.
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💰 Net worth: $1 Million

Biography/Timeline

1970

Mohn gained his degree in Economics at University of Mannheim, Germany in 1970. He returned to Bergen to work for the family company, and became CEO in January 1986. He is the Honorary Consul for the Republic of Korea in Norway.

2004

The Bergen Research Foundation] was established in 2004 through a donation of NOK 250 million by Trond Mohn. The foundation supports research at the University of Bergen as well as Haukeland University Hospital. Mohn has given NOK 100 million to the University of Tromsø.

2010

Mohn has made numerous donations for Sports, Medicine and research, primarily in Bergen but also in Tromsø and Haugesund/Karmøy. He is widely admired in Bergen for his generosity; in 2010 he was voted as "the Best Bergenser" ('Bergenser' being a colloquial term for a citizen of Bergen), the first time such a vote was arranged.