Who is Gianluigi Aponte?
Gianluigi Aponte is the founder of Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC). He was born on June 27, 1940. He is married to Rafaela Aponte.
Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC)
MSC is the second-largest container shipping line in the world. It was founded by Aponte in 1970.
With his two first ships Patricia, and Rafaela, he began a shipping line operating between the Mediterranean and Somalia.
In the 1990’s he started cruise activities with MSC Cruises.
MSC now operates 471 container vessels and has more than 28,000 employees.
MSC owns some of the world’s largest container ships, including the MSC Ambra, and the MSC Gülsün.
He is married to Rafaela Diamant, whom he met when she was a passenger on a boat of which he was the captain. Gianluigi and Rafaela have two children, Diego Aponte and Alexa Aponte Vago. Diego is CEO and Alexa is CFO of MSC.
Gianluigi Aponte Net Worth
His net worth is $10 billion.
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