Kjeld Kirk Kristiansen Net Worth

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Kjeld Kirk Kristiansen Net Worth
Net Worth:
$8.6 Billion
Date of Birth
December 27, 1947
Place of Birth
Billund
Profession
Businessperson

Kjeld Kirk Kristiansen net worth: Kjeld Kirk Kristiansen is a Danish CEO who has a net worth is $8.6 billion which makes him the richest person in Denmark. Born in Billund, Denmark, Kjeld Kirk Kristiansen, grew up working in the family business, LEGO. His grandfather, Ole Kirk Kristiansen, founded the company in 1932. As a youngster, he was often the person who tested out new LEGO ideas, and determined whether instructions were understandable. In his early 40s, he took over as President and CEO. During his tenure as President, he launched a number of new LEGO Group projects and lines, including Lego.com, LEGO Mindstorms, and a range of new themes and minifigures. LEGO Group has received a number of awards, including The Freedom Prize and The Distinguished Family Business Award from Switzerland, the Moran insignia of the Order of Civil Merit from South Korea, and in 2008, Kjeld Kirk Kristiansen was inducted into the Toy Hall of Fame. His grandfather and father were already members. He stepped down as President and CEO of LEGO Group in 2004, in order to focus his energy on company ownership and some of LEGO's subsidiaries.

Kjeld Kirk Kristiansen Net Worth

Kjeld Kirk Kristiansen Net Worth

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Kjeld Kirk Kristiansen

Kjeld Kirk Kristiansen is the former president and CEO of LEGO. According to Forbes, Kjeld Kirk Kristiansen is the richest Dane with a net worth of $7.3B as of March 2013.
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