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Net Worth:
$1.1 Billion
Date of Birth:
Jan 25, 1959 (64 years old)
Place of Birth:
Helsinki, Finland
Chairman, Cargotec
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What is Ilona Herlin's Net Worth?

Ilona Herlin is a Finnish business woman and entrepreneur who has a net worth of $1.1 billion. Ilkka Herlin is an owner and shareholder of Cargotec Oy. She is the daughter of former KONE Corporation CEO Pekka Herlin. Herlin holds Doctor of Philosophy degree and works at the University of Helsinki. Ilona is the great granddaughter of Herald Herlin who purchased the Kone Corporation in 1924.

Kone is a world leader in elevator and escalator production. In 2013 the company had $9.5 billion in sales. Ilona inherited just over 3% of Kone and 10% of Cargotec. Ilona and her siblings sued for a larger stake after finding out that the majority of the family's ownership in Kone Corporation went to the oldest brother Antti who is the former CEO and current chairman. In 2005 the dispute was resolved with Antti maintaining control and an ownership stake in Kone while the other siblings would get a majority stake in Cargotec and a minority stake in Kone.

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