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Portrait de Wilbur Ross
Birthday : 11/28/1937
Place of birth : Weehawken (New Jersey) - United States
Public asset : 27,940,535 USD
Country of residence : United States
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Summary 
Mr. Wilbur L. Ross, Jr. MBA, is Independent Director at Ocwen Financial Corp., Chairman at NBNK Investments Plc, Independent Director at Navigator Holdings Ltd., Independent Director at EXCO Resources, Inc., Independent Director at Sun Bancorp, Inc. (New Jersey), Independent Director at Talmer Bancorp, Inc., Independent Director at BankUnited, Inc., Non-Executive Chairman at International Automotive Components Group SA, Independent Non-Executive Director at ArcelorMittal SA, Non-Executive Chairman at International Textile Group, Inc., Founder, Chairman & Chief Strategy Officer at WL Ross & Co. LLC, a Director at News Communications. Inc.

Mr. Ross was previously employed as Independent Director by Air Lease Corp., Chief Executive Officer by SpiceJet Ltd., Chairman by Plascar Participações Industriais SA, Chairman by ISG, Inc., Non-Executive Chairman by ICG, Inc., Non-Executive Chairman by International Coal Group, Inc., Chairman by Burlington Industries, Inc., a Managing Director by Rothschild, Inc., Chairman by Cone Mills Corp., Chairman by Invesco Ltd., Chairman by Palm Beach Firefighters Retirement Fund, and Chairman by Smithsonian Institution.

He also served on the board at Greenbrier Cos., Inc., Montpelier Re Holdings Ltd., Safety Components International, Inc., Mittal Steel Co. NV, International Steel Group, Inc., Syms Corp., Oxford Automotive Europe ApS, VTG AG, Nikko Electric Industry Co., Ltd., ArcelorMittal NV, TongYang Life Insurance Co., Ltd., British American Business, Inc., Wagon Plc, Briarcliffe, Inc., Clarent Hospital Corp., IAC Acquisition Corp. Ltd., Phoenix International Corp., Turnaround Management Association, and Whitney Museum of American Art.

Mr. Ross received his undergraduate degree from Yale University and an MBA from Harvard University.


Biography of Wilbur Ross 
Wilbur L. Ross, Jr. (November 28, 1937) is an American investor known for restructuring failed companies in industries such as steel, coal, telecommunications, foreign investment and textiles. He specializes in leveraged buyouts and distressed businesses. As of August 2014, Forbes magazine lists Ross as one of the world's billionaires with a net worth of $2.9 billion. he has been bottom-fishing in mortgages and mortgage companies. He apparently commands far greater sums than his net worth would suggest.

Early life
Ross was born in Weehawken, New Jersey He drove two hours a day from New Jersey to attend the elite Catholic college preparatory Xavier High School in Manhattan. He ran track and was captain of the rifle team. He earned a B.A. from Yale College, which was also his father's alma mater. At Yale, Ross edited one of the literary magazines and worked at the radio station. Initially, he wanted to be a writer, but after his experience in a fiction class requiring 500 words daily, he concluded that he had "run out of material." His faculty adviser at Yale helped him get his first summer job on Wall Street. He earned his M.B.A. at Harvard Business School. Ross owns 25 Magrittes including some of the artist's most valuable paintings such as The Pilgrim. WL Ross & Co. was acquired by Amvescap (now Invesco) in 2006.

International Steel Group
Wilbur Ross at first had support of the local Steelworkers Union, negotiating a deal with them to "save" Pennsylvania's steel industry.

International Textile Group (ITG)
Ross combined Burlington Industries and Cone Mills in 2004 to form [[Internation



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