industrialist industrialist  /ɪn ˈdə stri ə lɪst/

Definition(s):

  • (n) someone who manages or has significant financial interest in an industrial enterprise

Usage(s):

  1. Economic schoolboys love to argue over who is the world's most powerful industrialist.
  2. Economic schoolboys love to argue over who is the world's most powerful industrialist.
  3. The vessel, a creation of Created French designer Philippe Starck, is owned by Andrey Melnichenko, a 36-year-old Russian billionaire industrialist.

News

  1. Indian Billionaire Naveen Jindal In Trouble, Again

    On Tuesday India's Central Bureau of Investigation filed a case against Indian industrialist Naveen Jindal and former coal minister Dasari Narayan Rao for allegedly misallocating mining rights. Jindal, the head of Jindal Steel & Power and a Member of Parliament with the ruling Congress Party, is the son of billionaire Savitri Jindal.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Forbes

  2. The Summer Company's State of the Union

    The performance to watch is Jay Keenan's as the jaded Washington insider James Conover. by F. J. Hartland Can an honest person be elected President of the United States? Industrialist and idealist Grant Matthews is full of plans to go to Washington and fix what's wrong with America.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Pittsburgh City Paper

  3. Blavatnik leads $130 million buy into Russian online retailer Lamoda

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Billionaire American industrialist Leonard Blavatnik has led a $130 million round of financing for Russian online fashion retailer Lamoda, the company said on Tuesday. Russia's e-commerce industry, dominated by local players such as Ozon, has boomed in recent years amid rapidly improving access to the internet, and has already attracted several large investments. ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  1. "I'm a powerful industrialist from a distinguished, old-line family," Takei said. "I was brought up that way and I thought I would bring up my son that way, but I am discovering there are strange things happening."
    on Jan 18, 2007 By: George Takei Source: Pittsburgh Post Gazette

  2. In a statement, French President Nicolas Sarkozy called Rocher "a great French industrialist, inventor of plant-based cosmetics and pioneer of mail order retail."
    on Dec 26, 2009 By: Nicolas Sarkozy Source: AFP

  3. "Any industrialist should discuss with the farmers. Unless they (farmers) agree to give their land, it should not be taken. Land transfer should be a mutual concern. There should not be any clash and no force can be used to acquire land," Kalam...
    on Mar 16, 2007 By: APJ Abdul Kalam Source: Times of India

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