Monday, 24 June 2024

Johann Peter Rupert, Chairman, Compagnie Financiere Richemont SA

Switzerland

Champion's Profile

Net Worth $6.6 billion Johann Peter Rupert (born 1 June 1950) is a South African-born entrepreneur, who is the eldest son of business tycoon Anton Rupert and his wife Huberte. He is the chairman of the Swiss-based luxury-goods company Richemont as well as of the South Africa-based company Remgro. It was announced on 13 November 2009 that as of 1 April 2010, he would assume the position of Chief Executive Officer of Compagnie Financiere Richemont. Together with his family he was estimated to be worth $5.5 billion as of January 2017, and Forbes ranked him as the fourth richest African, tied with Christo Wiese.

UNDP SDG

Culture

Description and impact

The Michelangelo Foundation for Creativity and Craftsmanship is an international non-profit entity that celebrates and preserves master craftsmanship and strengthens its connection to the world of design. To defend its vision of value creation, the Foundation works within three principle lines of action: to perpetuate, to communicate, and to deliver creativity and craftsmanship safely into the future.