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

4-Traders 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 : 69,095,013,138 USD
Country of residence : Spain
Linked companies : Inditex SA

Mr. Amancio Ortega Gaona is Non-Executive Director at Industria de Diseño Textil SA, Chairman at Gartler SL, and Chairman at Partler 2006 SL.

He is on the Board of Directors at Industria de Diseño Textil SA.

Mr. Ortega Gaona was previously employed as Founder by Zara Espana SA and Founder by Confecciones Goa SA.

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 SA (ITX)
Apparel & Accessories Retailers
1,848,000,31559.3%69,095,013,138 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 
12/08 JAMIE DIMON : JPMorgan's Dimon taking customer pricing hints from Amazon
12/11DJROBERT IGER : ConsolidationDisney Deal for Fox Would End Hollywood EraFox Would Play Supporting Role at Disney -- WSJ
12/07 LAKSHMI MITTAL : ArcelorMittal's $1 billion India joint venture to get green light next week - sources
12/07 STÉPHANE RICHARD : Orange's boss Richard promises investors more of the same
12/07 MIKHAIL FRIDMAN : BASF agrees oil unit merger with Fridman's DEA to spur expansion
12/12 CARL ICAHN : Xerox 'desperately' needs new leadership, Icahn says
12/07 GEORGE SOROS : Soros-backed GlenPoint opens New York office, co-founder to relocate
12/08 JOHN BROWN : Former BP boss Browne back with what he knows best - oil mergers
12/08 TERRY LUNDGREN : Macy's Executive Chairman Lundgren to retire in January
12/07 STUART GULLIVER : Gulliver
More news

© 2017 People and Ownership :   
Amancio Ortega : Connections 
Pontegadea Participaciones Srs SA
Partler 2006 SL
Keblar De Inversiones Smcavf SA
Banco Popular Español SA
Oysho Logistica SA
Fundación Amancio Ortega
Uterque Diseño SL
Pontegadea Inversiones SL
Confecciones Fios SA
Banco Santander International
Liprasa Cartera SL
Universia Holding SL
Plataforma Logistica Meco SA
Fundación Banco Santander

Latest news about Amancio Ortega 
07/11 Buffett donates $3.17 billion to Gates charity, four others
07/11 WARREN BUFFETT : Buffett donates $3.17 billion to Gates charity, four others
04/06 INDITEX : Exclusive - Zara founder shields Inditex stake to maintain family control
04/06 AMANCIO ORTEGA : Zara owner Ortega shields Inditex stake to maintain family control
04/06 EXCLUSIVE : Zara owner Ortega shields Inditex stake to maintain family control
03/30 Kushner, Anbang end Manhattan tower talks, other talks emerge
01/16 World's eight richest as wealthy as half humanity, Oxfam tells Davos
More news

Popular Business Leaders 
William Ackman Jean-paul Agon Liliane Bettencourt Jeff Bezos Lloyd Blankfein Vincent Bolloré John Bryant Warren Buffett Kenneth Chenault Gary Cohn Tim Cook Jean Coutu Jamie Dimon Ralph Dommermuth Patrick Drahi John Edwards Douglas Flint Carlos Ghosn Mario Greco David Henry Heinrich Hiesinger Carl Icahn Bruno Lafont Jack Ma Laurent Mignon Lakshmi Mittal James Murdoch Elon Musk Peter Nicholas Michael O'leary Nelson Peltz Sumner Redstone Franck Riboud Stéphane Richard Xavier Rolet Kasper Rorsted Wilbur Ross Sheryl Sandberg George Soros Ulrich Spiesshofer Johannes Teyssen Peter Thiel François Villeroy De Galhau John Williamson Thomas Wilson Guy Wyser-pratte Dieter Zetsche Mark Zuckerberg Isabel Dos Santos
A-Z Business Leaders