Len Blavatnik
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Access Industries

Len
Blavatnik

Founder / Chairman

Blavatnik is a Ukranian-born businessman whose Access Industries maintains companies and investments across industries including petrochemicals, oil and real estate. In Hollywood, he’s best known for film producing and as the owner of Warner Music Group. While Warner is the third major label after Universal and Sony, it is home to the powerhouse Atlantic Records and Warner Bros., Parlophone, assorted subsidiary labels and the publishing company Warner/Chappell. The label reps Ed Sheeran, Cardi B, Bruno Mars (who took home 2018’s top three Grammys), Dua Lipa and hundreds more, as well as owns one of the greatest label catalogs, with songs by Aretha Franklin, Prince, Frank Sinatra and Fleetwood Mac. He also co-produced Broadway plays including “Hello, Dolly!” and the upcoming “King Kong” and “Moulin Rouge.”

Career

  • Access Industries
  • AI Film
  • Warner Music Group

Education

  • Columbia University (NY, USA)
  • Harvard Business School (USA)

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Tate Modern Names New Building for Len Blavatnik

Tate Modern Names New Building for Len Blavatnik

Britain’s Tate museum group has officially named the recently opened extension of Tate Modern after Len Blavatnik, the billionaire industrialist whose Access Industries has branched out into music, film and television.The new Blavatnik Building has been named in recognition of the donation from Blavatnik's family foundation, which pledged a reported £50 million ($65 million) gift to the Tate in 2011. Blavatnik said the Tate provided an “incomparable service to the arts, culture and education throughout the world,” and that his...

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