Agnelli, Umberto - from Italy

ID: 25690
Organization: C1001
Country of meeting: in the year 1978

Profession:
Served (1976–79) as a senator, and was a senior Fiat executive, spending many years running the family holding companies IFI (est. 1927) and IFIL (acquired 1958). He was largely responsible for the diversification of Fiat that occurred during Gianni's chairmanship. Upon his brother's death, Umberto succeeded him as chairman, serving until his own death.

Gianni's grandson, John Philip Elkann, 1975–, was his grandfather's chosen successor. Elkann, who grew up in Britain, Brazil, and France and studied engineering in Turin, joined the Fiat board at 22 and is widely considered the heir apparent to company leadership.

https://www.encyclopedia.com/people/social-sciences-and-law/business-leaders/agnelli

Activities in the Orangization:
Member, †2004

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