Net Worth: $3.8 Billion
- Source of Wealth Construction, Company, KONE
- Birth Place Kirkkonummi, Finland
- Marital Status Married
- Full Name Antti Herlin
- Nationality Finnish
- Date of Birth November 14, 1956
- Occupation Chairman of the Board for KONE
- Children four children
About Antti Herlin
Anttie Herlin is the only billionaire in Finland and he has an estimated net worth of $3.8 billion as of April 2016, according to Forbes. In the list of World Billionaires, he was ranked 437th. Herlin has earned his net worth in the $8.4 billion sales of KONE Corporation, a Finnish elevator and escalator manufacturer, installation and maintenance firm. In the 2012 record of earnings, his net worth has increased by $1.1 billion in the past year where 50% came from new equipment orders especially in the Asia-Pacific region.
Herlin manages the company that his grandfather founded in 1924. He was appointed deputy chairman and CEO in 1996 and he has expanded the firm’s operations with a series of acquisitions, mergers and technological advancements. He has been chairman since 2003 when his father Pekka died. In 2006, he stepped down as the CEO.
Antti Herlin is also the Chairman of Security Trading Oy. He also sits on the board of YIT, a Finnish construction firm. Ha has invested in another construction company, Lemminkainen. He is also the recipient of the Nordic 2012 Chair of the Year, an honor given to the best chairman of a publicly listed company in the region.
Herlin has received public attention after he was investigated for insider trading in the mid-200s. However, he was found to be innocent of all the accusations. He also made his own investigation but he was not able to find out who had actually participated in the alleged activities.