Frank Stronach, CM (born Franz Strohsack, 6 September 1932) is an Austrian-Canadian businessman and politician.
He is the founder of Magna International, an international automotive parts company based in Aurora, Ontario, Canada, and Magna Entertainment Corp., which specializes in horse-racing entertainment. With an estimated net worth of $US 1.7 billion (as of March 2011), Stronach was ranked by Forbes as the 21st wealthiest Canadian and 736th in the world.
In 2011, he entered Austrian politics: founding the Stronach Institute to campaign for classical liberalism and against the Euro. In 2012, he founded the political party Team Stronach for Austria.
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... Stronach Stables is the North American racing arm of prominent Thoroughbred horse racing owner and breeder, Frank Stronach ... The Stronach racing operation has owned and raced notable Thoroughbreds Glorious Song, Touch Gold and Giacomo in partnership with others ... In Canada, Frank Stronach/Stronach Stables has won the Sovereign Award for Outstanding Owner nine times ...
... season 1992–1993), Austria Wien was taken over by billionaire Frank Stronach of the Magna concern in 1999, the name of the club changing into FK ... +40 (64–24))! On 21 November 2005, Frank Stonach decided to resigne from his post ... of manager and ex-player Peter Stöger and Dutch coach and ex-football-player Frank Schinkels), Georg Zellhofer became the new coach ...
... In 1999, Stronach was made a member of the Order of Canada ... In December 1997, Stronach was awarded an honorary Doctor of Engineering by Kettering University ...
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