Log in
Forgot password ?
Become a member for free
Sign up
Sign up
Dynamic quotes 

MarketScreener Homepage  >  News  >  Business Leaders  >  Business Leaders Biography

Business Leaders

Latest NewsCompaniesMarketsEconomy & ForexCommoditiesInterest RatesBusiness LeadersFinance ProfessionalsCalendarSectors 
HomeAll newsMost read newsBusiness Leaders Biography
Portrait de Amancio Ortega
Birthday : 03/28/1936
Place of birth : Busdongo de Arbas (Léon) - Spain
Public asset : 56,011,355,707 USD
Country of residence : Spain
Linked companies : Inditex SA

Founder of Industria de Diseño Textil SA, Zara Espana SA and Confecciones Goa SA, Amancio Ortega Gaona currently holds the position of Chairman for Partler 2006 SL and Chairman at Gartler SL.

He is also on the board of Industria de Diseño Textil SA (former Director).

Current positions of Amancio Ortega 
NameTitle Since
Inditex SA
(Apparel & Accessories Retailers)
Non-Executive Director 1963
Gartler SL Chairman -
Partler 2006 SL Chairman -

Holdings of Amancio Ortega 
Inditex - Industria de Diseño Textil (ITX)
Apparel & Accessories Retailers
1,848,000,31559.3%56,011,355,707 USD

Amancio Ortega : Personal Network 

Biography of Amancio Ortega 
The richest man and also the most mysterious in Spain. Amancio Ortega is owner of Inditex third largest textile group in the world, which has in its portfolio brands as Zara, Massimo Dutti, Bershka and Zara home.

This is a beautiful story for railwayman’s son, who leaved the school at fourteen years old for a job as deliveryman. Later, he joined his uncle, and with him created a model of Shetland sweater that met an amazing success and will allow Amancio to open the first Zara store in La Coruna in 1975.

Amancio Ortega has a simple idea, make clothing in large series inspired by the best designers. Democratizing the luxury, this is his objective. He revolutionizes the world of prêt à porter and Zara stores open around the world.

Seventh richest man in the world with a fortune estimated at $31 billion and more than 2000 stores worldwide, the self-made man is a model of rigor and simplicity.
Copyright © 4-traders.com / Photo © Reuters

Amancio Ortega maintains the simplicity of the boss old style. It is usually to see him lunch with employees.

Amancio, wanted his daughter Marta, the future Inditex’s heiress, to start at bottom of pyramid like him. For a long time she worked as saleswoman in perfect anonymity.

Most Read News 
09/18JOHN TYSON : Tyson Foods CEO steps down for personal reasons
09/18JACK MA : Alibaba's Jack Ma says U.S.-China trade friction could last 20 years
09/20JACK MA : Xinhua
09/17ELON MUSK : Musk
09/16JAMIE DIMON : JP Morgan chief Dimon says shouldn't have made remarks about Trump
09/20NICANDRO DURANTE : British American Tobacco CEO Nicandro Durante to Retire
09/17JACK MA : Top Company News of the Day
09/17JAMIE DIMON : How JPMorgan's CFO became the top prospect to succeed Dimon
09/21DAVID BONDERMAN : Frustrated Ryanair investors target chairman after year of strikes
09/19NICANDRO DURANTE : British American Tobacco CEO Durante Expected to Leave -Sky News
More news

© 2018 People and Ownership :   
Amancio Ortega : Connections 
Partler 2006 SL
Liprasa Cartera SL
Banco Popular Español SA
Confecciones Fios SA
Keblar De Inversiones Smcavf SA
Plataforma Logistica Meco SA
Banco Santander International
Universia Holding SL
Fundación Banco Santander
Oysho Logistica SA
Pontegadea Participaciones Srs SA

Latest news about Amancio Ortega 
09/12HENNES & MAURITZ : Zara owner Inditex lifts sales forecasts on warm autumn range reception
07/27Spain's Telefonica sells 10 pct of masts unit to Zara owner
07/27TELEFONICA : Sells Telxius Stake to Pontegadea Group for EUR378.8 Million
06/13INDITEX INDUSTRIA DE DISEÑO TEXTIL : Zara owner Inditex boosts profitability despite strong euro
2017Buffett donates $3.17 billion to Gates charity, four others
2017WARREN BUFFETT : Buffett donates $3.17 billion to Gates charity, four others
2017INDITEX : Exclusive - Zara founder shields Inditex stake to maintain family control
More news

Popular Business Leaders 
Marc Benioff Jeff Bezos Vincent Bolloré Warren Buffett Tim Cook Elmar Degenhart Michael Dell Oleg Deripaska Jamie Dimon Nicandro Durante John Edwards David Einhorn Bill Gates Carlos Ghosn Stefan Heidenreich David Henry Heinrich Hiesinger Carl Icahn Charles Koch Brian Krzanich Ulrich Lehner Richard Li Daniel Loeb Jack Ma Sergio Marchionne Lakshmi Mittal Leslie Moonves Dennis Muilenburg Rupert Murdoch Elon Musk Peter Nicholas Indra Nooyi Michael O'leary James Packer John Paulson Thomas Rabe Sumner Redstone Kasper Rorsted Wilbur Ross Charles Schwab Severin Schwan Masayoshi Son Martin Sorrell Rupert Stadler Tidjane Thiam François Villeroy De Galhau Martin Winterkorn Dieter Zetsche Mark Zuckerberg
A-Z Business Leaders