Amancio Ortega

Spanish business tycoon

Amancio Ortega Gaona (Spanish pronunciation: [aˈmanθjo orˈteɣa ɣaˈona]; born 28 March 1936) is a Spanish fashion businessman. He is the founding chairman of the Inditex fashion group.

Amancio Ortega
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Born
Amancio Ortega Gaona

(1936-03-28) 28 March 1936 (age 84)
Busdongo de Arbás, León, Spain
NationalitySpanish
OccupationBusinessman
Known forCo-founder of the Inditex group
Net worthDecreaseUS$ 78.6 billion (October 2015)[1]
Board member ofInditex (CEO) Daez (COO)
Spouse(s)
Children
Signature
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He is best known for its chain of Zara clothing and accessories retail shops. He is the second richest person in the world just behind American billionaire Bill Gates, with a net worth of USD $78.6 billion.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Amancio Ortega". forbes.com. Forbes. 13 October 2015. Retrieved 13 October 2015.
  2. "Amancio Ortega". Forbes.

Other websitesEdit

  • Blanco, Xabier; Salgado, Jesús (2004). Amancio Ortega, de cero a Zara: El primer libro de investigación sobre el imperio Inditex. Esfera de los Libros. p. 271. ISBN 978-8-497-34167-7.