About Giovanni Ferrero Giovanni Ferrero is a well-known Italian businessman. He is the CEO of the 4th largest chocolate maker Ferrero spA. The Company was founded by his grandfather Pietro Ferrero. Giovanni assumed the complete leadership of the company after the death of his brother Pietro Ferrero Jr. He is also a novelist.He has published 7 books in which two books dedicated to marketing and other 5 related to social issues and humanity.
Early lifeGiovanni Ferrero was born on September 21, 1964 in Farigliano, Italy. His father name is Michele Ferrero, who owned multination Confectionary Corporation Ferrero ad his mother Maria Fissolo was a housewife. He studies at European schools in Brussels, Belgium and later earned the marketing degree from Lebanon Vallege College, United States.
CareerGiovanni Ferrero started working right after completing his education. He joined his family business after coming back from USA. In 1997, his brother and Giovanni took over the controls of his father’s company. Ferrero managed tremendous growth within a few years, followed by penetration in several nations of South America, Europe, Asia and Australia.In the year 2011, both Pietro& Giovanni held the role of CEO in the family business. But, the very year, Pietro unfortunately lost his life in an accident- and Givani became the whole and sole looker of the business. Right now, Giovanni operates through eighteen production plants & units which sell the flagship product Ferrero Rocher. Besides, his company is also popular for Nutella spreads & Tic Tac mints- with coverage on more than 100 nations across the whole wide world.
Personal LifeGiovanni Ferrero likes to maintain a low profile and general keeps his personal details under wraps. The only information available on nternet regarding his personal life is, that the billionaire is married to Paola Rossi and the couple has two sons.
Net worthAs per information available on web sources, Giovanni Ferrero’s net worth is reported to be $22.3 billion. He is ranked at number 39 position in the list of Billionaires 2019.