Who is Augusto Perfetti?
He was born in August 1946 in Italy.
He is the owner –
Perfetti Van Melle
The company was founded by their father Ambrogio Perfetti in 1946. The company introduced chewing gum to Italy. It is famous for the Airheads Chewing gum. In 2001 Perfetti acquired van Melle, the Dutch producer of Mentos and Fruittella. Perfetti van Melle is the third-largest producer of sugar confectionery and gum in the world. The group operates 35 companies and has more than 20,000 employees. In 2019 Perfetti van Melle realized sales of EUR 2,7 billion, in more than 150 countries.
In 2006 the company, now called Perfetti van Melle, acquired the Spanish candy producer Chupa Chups.
Augusto Perfetti Net Worth
Forbes estimated the combined net worth of the Perfetti brothers at US$ 6 billion.
Augusto’s brother Giorgo owns a large sailing yacht built in Holland. We were told he also owns a motor yacht. He is the owner of a rare Ferrari 250 GTO (I3869GT).
Giorgio Perfetti lives in a large house in Palm Beach, Florida
Perfetti lives in a relatively simple (for a billionaire) house in Lugano Switzerland. The house has an under ground parking, a swimming pool and a tennis court. Perfetti’s brother Giorgio lives in Florida.