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Portrait de Carl Icahn
Birthday : 02/16/1936
Place of birth : New York (New York) - USA
Country of residence : USA
Linked companies : Icahn Enterprises LP - CVR Energy, Inc. - CVR Refining LP - Tropicana Entertainment Inc

Summary 
Mr. Carl C. Icahn is Chairman at CVR Refining GP LLC, Chairman at CVR Refining LP, Chairman at CVR Energy, Inc., Chairman at Tropicana Entertainment, Inc., Chief Executive Officer at Icahn Capital LP, Chairman & President at XO Holdings, Inc., Chairman at GB Property Funding Corp., Chairman at Icahn Enterprises G.P. Inc., Chairman at Icahn Enterprises Holdings LP, Chairman at Starfire Holding Corp., Chairman at ACF Industries LLC, Chairman at Atlantic Coast Entertainment Holdings, Inc., Chairman at Greate Bay Hotel & Casino, Inc., Chairman at Icahn Enterprises Finance Corp., Chairman at Icahn Enterprises LP, Chairman of the Board at Icahn Associates Holding LLC and Chief Executive Officer at General Partners LLC.

Mr. Icahn was previously employed as Non-Executive Chairman by Federal-Mogul Corp., Non-Executive Chairman by Federal-Mogul Holdings Corp., Chief Executive Officer by Icahn Capital Management LP, Chief Executive Officer by Icahn Management LP, Chairman by WCI Communities, Inc., Chairman by ImClone Systems, Inc., a Member by CCI Offshore LLC, a Member by CCI Onshore LLC, Chairman by XO Communications, Inc., Chairman by GB Holdings, Inc., President & Director by Stratosphere Corp., Chairman by Maupintour Holding LLC, Chairman by American Railcar Industries, Inc., General Partner by American Real Estate Partners LP, a Member by Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, Inc., Chairman & President by Icahn & Co., Inc., a Member by National Association of Securities Dealers, Inc., a Member by National Association of Securities Professionals, Non-Executive Chairman by Federal-Mogul Motorparts Corp., Owner by Sands Hotel & Casino /Atlantic City/, Owner by Stratosphere Hotel, and Chairman & Chief Executive Officer by Trans World Airlines, Inc.

He received his undergraduate degree from Princeton University.


Current positions of Carl Icahn 
NameTitle Since
Icahn Enterprises LP
(Industrial Conglomerates)
Chairman -
CVR Energy, Inc.
(Oil & Gas Refining and Marketing)
Chairman 2012
CVR Refining LP
(Oil & Gas Refining and Marketing)
Chairman 2013
Tropicana Entertainment Inc
(Casinos & Gaming)
Chairman 2010
Icahn Capital LP Chief Executive Officer 2007
General Partners LLC Chief Executive Officer -
Icahn Associates Holding LLC Chairman of the Board -
ACF Industries LLC Chairman -
GB Property Funding Corp. Chairman 2000
Greate Bay Hotel & Casino, Inc. Chairman -
Starfire Holding Corp. Chairman 1984
Atlantic Coast Entertainment Holdings, Inc. Chairman -
Icahn Enterprises G.P. Inc. Chairman 1990
Icahn Enterprises Holdings LP Chairman 1990
Icahn Enterprises Finance Corp. Chairman -
XO Holdings, Inc. Chairman & President 2003
CVR Refining GP LLC Chairman 2013
The Mount Sinai Hospital Trustee -


Carl Icahn : Personal Network 
NameLinked companies
Keith Cozza Icahn Enterprises LP
CVR Refining LP
Tropicana Entertainment Inc
Icahn Associates Holding LLC
XO Holdings, Inc.
Icahn Enterprises Finance Corp.
Icahn Enterprises G.P. Inc.
Icahn Capital LP
Icahn Enterprises Holdings LP
CVR Refining GP LLC
Sung Hwan Cho Icahn Enterprises LP
CVR Energy, Inc.
CVR Refining LP
XO Holdings, Inc.
Icahn Enterprises G.P. Inc.
Icahn Enterprises Holdings LP
Icahn Enterprises Finance Corp.
CVR Refining GP LLC
William A. Leidesdorf Icahn Enterprises LP
Tropicana Entertainment Inc
Atlantic Coast Entertainment Holdings, Inc.
Icahn Enterprises G.P. Inc.
Icahn Enterprises Finance Corp.
Icahn Enterprises Holdings LP
James Larry Nelson Icahn Enterprises LP
Tropicana Entertainment Inc
Icahn Enterprises Holdings LP
Icahn Enterprises G.P. Inc.
Atlantic Coast Entertainment Holdings, Inc.
Icahn Enterprises Finance Corp.
Jack Gumpert Wasserman Icahn Enterprises LP
Icahn Enterprises G.P. Inc.
Icahn Enterprises Finance Corp.
Icahn Enterprises Holdings LP
Peter Reck Icahn Enterprises LP
Icahn Enterprises Finance Corp.
Icahn Enterprises Holdings LP
Icahn Enterprises G.P. Inc.
Andrew Ralph Langham Icahn Enterprises LP
CVR Energy, Inc.
CVR Refining LP
CVR Refining GP LLC
Robert W. Haugen CVR Energy, Inc.
CVR Refining LP
CVR Refining GP LLC
Susan M. Ball CVR Energy, Inc.
CVR Refining LP
CVR Refining GP LLC
John J. Lipinski CVR Energy, Inc.
CVR Refining LP
CVR Refining GP LLC


Biography of Carl Icahn 
Carl Celian Icahn (born February 16, 1936) is an American businessman, activist shareholder and investor. He is the majority shareholder of Icahn Enterprises, a diversified holding company.

Biography
Icahn was raised in the Far Rockaway, Queens section of New York City, where he attended Far Rockaway High School. His family was of Jewish descent. His father was a "dogmatic atheist" He graduated from Princeton University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in philosophy in 1957 and then joined New York University School of Medicine, but he dropped out after two years to join the army.

Business career and interests
Icahn began his career on Wall Street as a stockbroker in 1961 and in 1968, he formed Icahn & Co., a securities firm that focused on risk arbitrage and options trading. In 1978, he began taking controlling positions in individual companies. The result of that takeover was Icahn systematically selling TWA's assets to repay the debt he used to purchase the company, which was described as asset stripping. In 1988, Icahn took TWA private, gaining a personal profit of $469 million, and leaving TWA with a debt of $540 million. In 1991, Icahn sold TWA's prized London routes to American Airlines for $445 million.

Icahn also attempted the grand prize of U.S. Steel, launching a hostile takeover for 89% of the industrial giant for $7 billion ($formatnum: billion in #expr:{{CURRENTYEAR-1}}) in late 1986. He was finally rebuffed by CEO David Roderick on January 8, 1987. Marvel ended up being acquired by The Walt Disney Company in late 2009.

Icahn's hedge funds currently own 5.6% of biotechnology company Biogen Idec. Beginning in 2007, Icahn has steadily increased his stake in Biogen, seeking to possibly acquire, break up, and/or sell off various parts of the company. As of June 2009, Icahn has managed to seat two of his allies on Biogen's board with the apparent goal of splitting the company into two entities and possibly replacing CEO James C. Mullen, of whom he has been highly critical.Update after|2012|5|14

Source @ Wikipedia


Citations
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