Igor Cornelsen is a banker who has held many different positions, both in South America and Europe. When he began his college studies at the Federal University of Parana, Igor trained to become an engineer. Two years into his college career. Igor changed is major to economics. He graduated in 1970 and shortly after began his banking career. His first job was at an investment bank, where Igor calculated compound interest rates.
Igor joined Multibanco’s board of directors in 1974, living in Rio, the location of the company’s headquarters. In 1976, Igor was promoted to Multibanco’s Chief Executive Officer. In 1978 Multibanco was acquired by the Bank of America and Igor went to another firm called Unibanco, where he worked as an investment banker until 1985. In 1985, Igor left Unibanco and began working for a London based Merchant Bank called Libra Bank PLC.
In 1988 Igor Cornelsen became a board member of Standard Chartered Merchant Bank. He held this position until 1995. At this point, Igor left Standard Chartered Merchant Bank to open his own investment firm.
Igor’s inspiration for a career as an investment banker came early in his career when he was managing stock market funds. Igor made a name for himself by using his stock market experience to invest funds on an international level. He was successful because he paid attention to the economic and political news of the countries whose markets he had invested in. When Igor predicted political or economic turmoil, he would pull his funds by selling assets. Follow Igor Cornelsen on Twitter
Igor has invested heavily in the European stock market. Because of this, he has to get up quite early in the morning to catch the market when it opens. When he is not dealing with stocks, Igor spends his workday reading international news, which he gets directly from Reuters.
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