Laurent Burelle was born in Paris, France, France. Laurent Burelle is #1297 in List Billionaires People In The World. Laurent Burelle and his brother Jean have minted billion-dollar fortunes by growing their late father's holding company, Burelle SA. The brothers share control of 77% of the company. It has interests in the financial and real estate industries, and also owns a majority stake in the publicly-traded Compagnie Plastic Omnium (Market Cap: $4 billion), a leading global supplier of automotive components and body control modules. Laurent took over for his brother in 2001, becoming the executive chairman of Plastic Omnium. Laurent is a director of Fondation Jacques Chirac pour l'Enfance Handicapée, a non-profit organization named after the former French President which supports handicapped children. Laurent is also an Officier de la Légion d'Honneur and Chevalier de l'Ordre National du Mérite.