Gilberto Benetton Net Worth is$2 Billion
Gilberto Benetton Net Worth: Gilberto Benetton is an Italian entrepreneur who has a net worth of $2 billion. Born on June 19, 1941, Gilberto Benetton is one of the founders of the worldwide clothing retailer Benetton Group. In 1965, Benetton siblings, Luciano, Guliana, Gilberto and Carlo, launched the family fashion company Benetton, which is currently active in more than 120 countries around the world. Nevertheless, in 2011, the company's income dropped down for nearly 30% to $95 million, and the next year, the Benettons delisted the company from the Milan Stock Exchange due to ambitious competition. Besides serving as Director of Benetton Group, Gilberto also serves as a Director of Pirelli, Mediobanca and Atlantia, a multinational toll-road operator, which is the most important group. The whole family holds stake in these enterprises. In addition, Gilberto serves as the Chairman of the family investment company, Edizione Holding, and he also chairs Autogrill restaurants, which serves customers in airports and highways since 1995. Being a great sports supporter, he is the promoter of the company's activities in volleyball and rugby. With the help of Benetton Foundation, Gilberto made his contribution in the construction of Treviso's La Ghirada sports center.
Four members of the Italian Benetton Family (pronounced [benet??ton]) founded the Benetton Group S.p.A. fashion company in 1965. The three brothers and one sister were all born in Treviso, Veneto, Italy. Their father owned a bicycle shop. Through Edizione S.r.l., a financial holding company, they control a number of other businesses including 30% of Atlantia S.p.A., an operator of nearly two-thirds of Italy's motorways, 60% of Autogrill, a chain of roadside restaurants, and investments in the hotel industry including the Hotel Monaco & Grand Canal in Venice, Italy.
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