Klaus-Michael Kuehne was born on June 02, 1937 in Schindellegi, Switzerland, Germany. Klaus-Michael Kuehne joined his grandfather's transportation and logistics company, then Kuehne + Nagel KG, in 1958, eventually taking over as CEO in 1966. Through a holding company, he owns 53% of publicly traded Kuehne + Nagel International AG, which has 70,000 employees in more than 100 countries. Having stepped back as Chairman of the Executive Committee, he now serves as Honorary Chairman. Kuehne currently divides his time between his home in Schindellegi, Switzerland; his chalet in the Swiss ski resort town of Lenzerheide; and a warm-weather hilltop residence facing the port of Andratx, on the Spanish island of Mallorca. Also a frequent visitor to his hometown of Hamburg, he helps to fund and guide the city's soccer club Hamburger Sport-Verein, commonly known as HSV. In 2003, in partnership with the city of Hamburg and the Technical University of Hamburg, Kuehne founded the Hamburg School of Logistics, later renamed Kuehne Logistics University. In September 2013 Kuehne pledged $54 million to the university over the next 5 years. He also supports the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich (ETHZ) and Technical University of Berlin. On Mallorca, he transformed a 600-year-old castle, Castell Son Claret, into a hotel that opened in 2013. Also in 2013, he acquired the insolvent InterContinental Hotel in Hamburg -- razed to make way for a new, $175-million luxury hotel, The Fontenay. An only child with no children, his charitable foundation the Kuehne-Stiftung, which has its headquarters in Switzerland, will manage his wealth upon his death.
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Currently, Klaus-Michael Kuehne is 86 years, 6 months and 4 days old. Klaus-Michael Kuehne will celebrate 87rd birthday on a Sunday 2nd of June 2024. Below we countdown to Klaus-Michael Kuehne upcoming birthday.
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Klaus-Michael Kuehne’s zodiac sign is Cancer. According to astrologers, the sign of Cancer belongs to the element of Water, just like Scorpio and Pisces. Guided by emotion and their heart, they could have a hard time blending into the world around them. Being ruled by the Moon, phases of the lunar cycle deepen their internal mysteries and create fleeting emotional patterns that are beyond their control. As children, they don't have enough coping and defensive mechanisms for the outer world, and have to be approached with care and understanding, for that is what they give in return.
Chinese Zodiac Signs
Klaus-Michael Kuehne was born in the Year of the Ox. Another of the powerful Chinese Zodiac signs, the Ox is steadfast, solid, a goal-oriented leader, detail-oriented, hard-working, stubborn, serious and introverted but can feel lonely and insecure. Takes comfort in friends and family and is a reliable, protective and strong companion. Compatible with Snake or Rooster.
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As of 2015 according to Forbes, Kühne's net worth is US$ 12.2 billion.
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