Last Updated: 31 May, 2022 | Views: 236
Other Profession(s): Business Men
Higher Education: Massachusetts Institute of Technology (BS, MS, MS)
Net Worth: $60 billion
Birth Date, Sign & Religion Details
About Charles Koch
Charles de Ganahl Koch is the CEO and Chairman of Koch Industries. Charles Koch completed his Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in General engineering and Master of Science (M.S.) in nuclear engineering and a second M.S. in Chemical engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. After completing college, he started work at "Arthur D. Little, Inc." Charles Koch Father Fred C.Koch was an American entrepreneur who founded the oil refinery firm later known as Koch Industries. He is a Member of the Libertarian group and various charitable and cultural institutions.
In 1961: Charles Koch joined his Father's oil refinery firm named "Rock Island and Refining Company."
In 1967: Charles became the Chairman of his Father's business. He gave the name Koch industries to his Father's firm.
In 1983: Charles Koch and his younger brother David Koch Became the majority owner of the company.
In 1977: Charles Koch co-founded the "Cato Institute" with Edward H.Crane and Murray Rothbard.
Awards and Achievements
In 2011: Charles received the Defender of Justice award from the National Association of Criminal Defence Lawyers.
In2013: Advisory Cloud ranked Charles number two on the list of top chief executives.
In 2000: Koch Industries paid a twenty billion dollar fine for the Improper Disposal of wastewater.
Charles Koch and his three brothers have Prostate cancer.