How to build a billion-dollar business

How to build a billion-dollar business

Before I met Harry Oskar Triguboff AO, I had a vision of what he would be like. The 86-year-old property developer will sit hunched on a pile of thick paper, I think, carefully studying every line of sales and expenditure of Meriton, the company he founded and still fully owns and runs as Managing Director.

Maybe he is a little arrogant or impatient; initially annoyed at my presence but eventually …

Never give up: Why Sam Bashiry is doing the CEO Dare to Cure

Escape from Iran with his mother and sister at the age of 10, he came to Australia in 1989 as a refugee, separate from his father who remained in a war-torn country. Arriving in Melbourne to start a new life, his family was taken to the Maribyrnong detention center which is now closed in Victoria where his journey in the new country began.

He did not speak English and cultural …