Who is Carlo De Benedetti?
He is the owner of the company COFIDE S.p.A which owns 46% of the Italian media company CIR Group. He was born on November 14, 1934. He is married to Silvia Monti. De Benedetti is the Ex-CEO of FIAT, and was chairman of Olivetti.
CIR Group (Compagnie Industriali Riunite) is an holding company listed on the Milan stock exchange. The group is active in media, automotive components, and healthcare.
The group owns 44% of GEDI Gruppo Editoriale S.p.A. , which owns successful newspapers as la Repubblica and La Stampa. Its also owns magazines as National Geographic Italia and L’espresso.
Further it owns the Italian version of the Huffington Post website.
CIR also owns Sogefi S.p.A., active in the design and manufacturing of engine filtration, air intake and cooling systems and flexible suspension components for the car industry.
And it owns KOS S.p.A., a leading Italian healthcare group, with more than 13,000 employees. Kos has more than 12,800 beds in 48 facilities in Germany and 92 facilities in Italy. IT has 53 nursing homes, 2 hospitals, 16 rehabilitation centres, 13 mental health facilities, and 7 mental health clinics.
His net worth is $1 billion.
GEDI Gruppo Editoriale – Wikipedia
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