Melker Schörling

Melker Schörling (born 1947) is a Swedish billionaire businessman. His investment company Melker Schörling AB (MSAB) has large interests in Securitas AB, Assa Abloy, Hexagon AB, Loomis and more. Schörling formed a partnership with fellow billionaire Gustaf Douglas, who is also a major shareholder in Securitas and Assa Abloy.

Melker Schörling
Born (1947-05-15) 15 May 1947 (age 74)
NationalitySwedish
Alma materSchool of Business, Economics and Law, Gothenburg
OccupationFounder, Melker Schorling AB
Net worthIncrease US$12.5 billion (May 2021)[1]
Spouse(s)Kerstin Schörling
Children2

Early lifeEdit

Melker Schörling is a graduate of the School of Business, Economics and Law, Gothenburg.[2]

CareerEdit

He made a name for himself as the CEO of Securitas in 1987[3] before moving on to Skanska, when Percy Barnevik was chair. Schörling later left his executive career to focus on his own investments.

In August 2006, Schörling revealed that he would take MSAB public, listing it on the Stockholm Stock Exchange. He also unveiled a new board of directors. The new board, one of the most high-profile in the Swedish business world, includes Stefan Persson, Carl-Henric Svanberg, and Schörling's daughter.

As of May 2021, he is worth US$12.5 billion according to Bloomberg Billionaires Index.[1]

Personal lifeEdit

He is married, with two children, and lives in Stockholm.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Bloomberg Billionaires Index: Melker Schorling". Bloomberg L.P. Retrieved 25 May 2020.
  2. ^ a b "Melker Schorling". Forbes. Retrieved 12 September 2017.
  3. ^ "Melker Schörling AB". www.schorlingab.se.