Full Name: Willard Mitt Romney
Alias: Mitt | Mitt Romney | Romney
Place of Birth: Detroit, Michigan, United States
Date of Birth: Wednesday, March 12, 1947
Nationality: United States
The man who was familiarly called Mitt was born in Detroit, Michigan on March 12, 1947. He was educated strata only at Brigham Young University, then went on to Harvard University. In one of the most prestigious universities in the world, he successfully earned his MBA and Juris Doctor. Mitt Romney started his career in the business world by becoming one of the consultants at Boston Consulting Group (BCG), a management consulting services firm located in Massachusetts. Then in 1977, he joined Bain & Company in Boston, who is also a management consulting firm. While working there, he became co-founder of Bain Capital, the industry engaged in the financial services and investment management, in 1984. He was later appointed as CEO of Bain & Company in 1991-1992.
Romney begin their work in politics by joining the Republican Party in 1993 and advanced to the United States Senate election in Massachusetts the following year. In the election, he was outvoted. In 2002, he entered the Massachusetts governor's candidacy and won. He also served as Governor of Massachusetts 2003-2007. He then stated his participation to be one nominated representative of the Republican Party to advance in U.S. Presidential Elections of 2008, but he returned outvoted. In April 2011, he again announced its participation as one of the contestants in the primaries of the Republican presidential candidate for the 2012 elections. In the ongoing primaries today, Romney lead for a while from his rivals and is believed to be opposed to the election of President Obama in 2012.
Willard Mitt Romney is an American businessman and a politician under the auspices of the Republican Party. Currently she is the strongest candidate of the Republican Party to advance in U.S. Presidential Elections 2012. Previously, he was also one of the nominees to represent the Republican Party in the election of 2008, but he lost to John McCain in the primaries.
andidat president of the United States from the Republican Party, Mitt Romney, the former Massachusetts governor and private equity executive trying to break into the White House for the second time in the general election on Tuesday.
Romney (65) supports cutting taxes, reducing federal regulations, reducing government spending and increasing the U.S. military. He promised to create 12 million new jobs during his tenure the first with a plan that focuses on domestic energy development, enlarging the free market, improve education, reduce the deficit and promote small business.
In 2008 he lost to Sen. John McCain in the Republican presidential nomination, but this year he won the competition with the blessing of many parties.
His net worth is estimated between 190 million and 250 million dollars, making it the richest man who ever ran for president. Romney has been criticized for taking the money out of the country and did not disclose how much taxes as demanded rivals.
He also proposed to reduce the personal income tax to 20 percent, closing some loopholes that he says will stimulate economic growth without increasing the federal deficit. He supported the restructuring of the Social Security program pennsiun and Medicare government health insurance program for the elderly and the disabled.
He is also a member of the fifth generation of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, or Mormon church. He was a Mormon missionary in France for more than two years after graduating from high school and later became a bishop and stake president in Boston, much like a priest. However, faith is considered suspicious by some conservative evangelical Christian.
He was born and raised a family near Detroit, reported Reuters.
In 1994, the younger Romney mencalonkann themselves for the Massachusetts Senate seat as a Republican moderate, yet easily defeated by the incumbent Democrat, Senator Edward Kennedy. Eight years later, Romney became governor of Massachusetts nominated where he instituted health reform that became a model for Obama's national health overhaul done in 2010.
In 1999, Romney took over as the chief organizer of the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City, Utah scandal tainted funds swell. However, he managed the successful event that raised at national reputation as someone who can solve the problem.
When switching to a right-wing party, Romney changing his position so more sensitive to social issues, including abortion rights and gay. That sparked criticism that he has no core principles and motivated only by ambition. Romney calls himself "very conservative" during the early 2012's candidacy, but he changed the impression of it being a more moderate during the presidential campaign.
Manjemen Romney joined Bain & Company consultant in 1977 and has held high office. In 1984, he founded Bain Capital private ekuisi invested in various companies including Staples, Sports Authority, and Domino's Pizza. Romney criticized because many jobs Bain is reduced when led by him.
He was with difficulty changing his reputation as rigid and supple during the campaign.
The New York Times once described his campaign persona as a "business man outside in, the world's most boring superhero."
He also had a little experience about foreign policy. His reputation declined during August when he visited England, Israel, and Poland in the actual mission aims to burnish his reputation in the world. Instead he referred to Russia as "geopolitical enemy number one" and said that preventing Iran from acquiring nuclear capabilities should be the highest priority of Washington.
Research and analysis by: Meidita Kusuma Ward
Brigham Young University
Co-founder of Bain Capital (1984-1998)
CEO of Bain & Company (1991-1992)
CEO 2002 Winter Olympics Organizing Committee (1999-2002)
Governor of Massachusetts (2003-2007)