Warren Buffett vs Hur Young-In

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CEO, Berkshire Hathaway
Paris-Croissant Food
$87.74 Billion
Net worth 2018
$1.39 Billion
Investments
Industry
Food and Beverage
Omaha, Nebraska
Residence
Seoul, South Korea
United States
Country
South Korea
30/08/1930
BirthDay
3
Children
2
Bachelor of Arts / Science, University of Nebraska Lincoln; Master of Science, Columbia University
Education
Bachelor of Arts / Economics, Kyung Hee University
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2010

The 2010 Korea Broadcasting System television drama King of Baking, Kim Takgu (English title: Bread, Love and Dreams) is based on Hur's experience as a child overcoming hardships to make quality bread and grow his business

2004

Upon successfully growing his franchise business in South Korea and abroad, Hur founded the parent company, SPC Group in 2004, and relocated his subsidiaries, Paris Croissant, Samlip Food Corporation (now renamed SPC Samlip), and BR Korea

1988

In 1988, his company launched a franchise brand called Paris Baguette, which facilitated parbaking, or 'bake-off system', to allow franchisees to bake products in-store

1986

In 1986, Hur launched a French-style bakery called Paris Croissant

1981

Under the influence of his father, Hur enrolled in the American Institute of Baking in Kansas, United States in 1981 to learn breadmaking

1949

Hur Young-In (born 1949) is a South Korean entrepreneur and chairman of SPC Group, which owns brands such as SPC Samlip, Paris Croissant, Paris Baguette, Baskin-Robbins and Dunkin' Donuts operations in South Korea

1940

Hur is the second son of Hur Chang-sung, who founded the bakery called Sangmidang in Hwanghae Province (now in North Korea) in the 1940s