Eduardo Eurnekian Net Worth
Eduardo Eurnekian net worth: Eduardo Eurnekian is an Argentinian-Armenian businessman who has a net worth of $1.9 billion. Eduardo Eurnekian was born to immigrants from Armenia, on December 4th 1932, in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Taking his first steps in the family-established textile industry, Eduardo diversified his interests into communications and media by taking over "Cablevisión S.A," (then a failing local cable TV station) and turning it into the one of the largest TV operators in Argentina. He also held controlling interest in "América TV," four radio stations and a Buenos Aires financial daily, El Cronista. Ever since 1998, Eurnekian's Corporación América has developed into a global / multi business holding company that comprises industries such as Airports and Cargo Terminals (Aeropuertos Argentina 2000), Energy (Unitec Bio), Infrastructure (Helport), Financial Services (Converse Bank), Agro-industries (Unitec Agro) throughout Latin America, Europe and Asia.
Currently, Corporación América is responsible for the concession of 76 airports worldwide mostly throughout Argentina, Italy, Armenia, Ecuador, Peru, Brazil and Uruguay. The most recent project of the Group is setting up the "Bioceanic Aconcagua Corridor," an international consortium for construction of a tunnel that will connect the Pacific and Atlantic oceans through a 205-km railway route between Chile and Argentina. Eurnekian has received many awards for his work, most notable being the 1995 "Business Man of the Year Award" and the 1999 "Leonardo Award," which is an Italian recognition given to the foreign businessman of the year.