OCCUPATION: CEO of Arcelor Mittal
NUMBER OF TIME COVERS: 0
PREVIOUS APPEARANCES ON THE TIME 100: 0
PRO: Arcelor Mittal is one of the largest steel companies in the world, and the Mittal family holds the largest single stake. Three years ago, Mittal was the 65th richest man in the world; today he's fifth, worth $24 billion according to Forbes magazine. He donates handsomely to Britain's Labor Party.
CON: He's no Bill Gates: what does one say about a man who spends $65 million on his daughter's wedding?