Source of Wealth:Coal Mining
Full Name:Quinton Van Der Burgh
Occupation:Founder and CEO of Burgh Group Holdings
About Quinton Van Der Burgh
South African billionaire Quinton Van Der Burgh is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Burgh Group Holdings with an estimated net worth of $1 billion. Established in 2004, it has business interests in coal mining, marketing, and mining equipment. Currently, the firm owns several optional mines with more mines scheduled to be operation in the coming years. It has numerous prospecting rigs, several drilling rigs as well as active and ongoing exploration programs. It also has many new and joint ventures with other mining houses as well as various open cast contracts for other mines by mining coals for these companies.
Before the founding of Burgh Group Holdings, Mr. Van Der Burgh has spent 14 years running businesses in the telecom, trading, mining, and automotive industries. Between 1995 and 1999, he was based in South Africa where he was the head of the marketing division of Lezmin. It is a holding company for several businesses in the industrial sector. Eventually, he became a shareholder of the company.
Quinton was then offered a position as the Managing Director of a telecom company that distributes car phones in London. After six months, he led the merging of two telecommunication companies and formed the marketing division. He later owned the company and called it Voda-Telle International. He managed the telecom company for five years and helped it grow to trade in more than twelve countries.
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