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Portrait de Sheldon Adelson
Birthday : 08/01/1933
Place of birth : Boston - USA
Public asset : 19,496,126,730 USD
Country of residence : USA
Linked companies : Las Vegas Sands Corp. - SANDS CHINA LTD.

Summary 
Mr. Sheldon G. Adelson is Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Sands China Ltd., Chairman, Chief Executive Officer & Treasurer at Las Vegas Sands Corp., Chairman at Interface Group-Massachusetts LLC, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Las Vegas Sands LLC, and Chairman & President at Interface Group Holding co., Inc.

Mr. Adelson was previously employed as Founder by Sands Expo & Convention Center, Inc.


Current positions of Sheldon Adelson 
NameTitle Since
Las Vegas Sands Corp.
(Casinos & Gaming)
Chairman, Chief Executive Officer & Treasurer 2004
SANDS CHINA LTD.
(Casinos & Gaming)
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer 2009
Las Vegas Sands LLC Chairman & Chief Executive Officer 1988
Interface Group Holding co., Inc. Chairman & President -
Interface Group-Massachusetts LLC Chairman 1990


Holdings of Sheldon Adelson 
NameEquities%Valuation
Las Vegas Sands Corp. (LVS)
Casinos & Gaming
431,807,90154.3%19,496,126,730 USD


Sheldon Adelson : Personal Network 


Biography of Sheldon Adelson 
Sheldon Gary Adelson (pronounced ; born August 4, 1933) is an American business magnate, investor, and philanthropist. He is the chairman and chief executive officer of the Las Vegas Sands Corporation, the parent company of Venetian Macao Limited which operates The Venetian Resort Hotel Casino and the Sands Expo and Convention Center. He also owns the Israeli daily newspaper Israel HaYom. Adelson, a lifelong donor and philanthropist to a variety of causes, founded with his wife's initiative the Adelson Foundation.

As of July 2014, Adelson was listed by Forbes as having a fortune of $36.4 billion, and as the 10th richest person in the world.

Early life and education
Adelson was born into a poor family and grew up in the Dorchester neighborhood of Boston, Massachusetts, the son of Sarah (née Tonkin) and Arthur Adelson. His family was of Ukrainian Jewish ancestry.

He started his business career at the age of 12, when he borrowed two hundred dollars from his uncle and purchased a license to sell newspapers in Boston. At the age of 16, he had started a candy-vending-machine business. He attended trade school to become a court reporter and subsequently joined the army. Adelson attended url= | title=The World of Business: The Brass Ring : The New Yorker: | publisher=The New Yorker | date=June 30, 2008 | accessdate=February 7, 2013 | author=Connie Bruck

Source @ Wikipedia


Citations
"I look at every business and ask, How long can this last? How can I identify the status quo and change it?"

"I see this as my humanitarian legacy. We're prepared to pay billions."

"If I were to retire, I would keep my family's interest in the company the same and say, Don't sell."


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Sheldon Adelson : Connections 
Emeril Lagasse Foundation
SpringOwl Associates LLC
Opportunity Village, Inc.
SpringOwl Asset Management LLC
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Inc.
Reunion Hospitality Trust, Inc.
Duke University School of Law
The Adelson Drug Rehabilitation Clinic
CAK Music, Inc.
Pennsylvania State Bar Association
Suffolk University
CAK Entertainment, Inc.


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