Roberto Angelini Rossi Biography & Net Worth
|Popular Name:||Roberto Angelini Rossi|
|Real Name:||Roberto Angelini Rossi|
|Birth Date:||July 30, 1948|
|Net Worth:||$3 Billion|
Roberto Angelini Rossi is a Chilean civil engineer and businessman who in partnership with his sister, Patricia Rossi, controls Chile’s major Group of Investments, Inversiones Angelini. This group’s largest reported holding is Antarchile. Mr. Roberto Angelini Rossi features on the Forbes list of the world’s living billionaires along with his sister. More details follow below.
Early Life: Childhood, Education
Mr. Roberto Rossi was born in Ferrera, Italy, on July 30, 1948. His parents’ name hasn’t been provided so far. However, he is known for maintaining a close personal and business relationship with his sister named Patricia Rossi.
Roberto is an experienced and learned person. He graduated from Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile with a bachelor’s degree in industrial civil engineering.
Professional Life: Entrepreneurial Career
After completing his bachelor’s degree program, Mr. Roberto Rossi started the professional phase of his adult life by working in a fishing plant located in Arica, Chile in 1976.
His uncle, Anacleto Angelini, owned a company called The Angelini Group, which deals in natural resources such as minerals, natural gas, mining, copper, timber, and others. Roberto Rossi joined the company and worked as an overseer and held several administrative posts in the company.
He took total control of the company after the death of his uncle. Today, he still serves on the company’s board.
Mr. Rossi is known for the significant role he has played since joining the company. He has been credited as one of the figureheads that have helped the company to attain a global stature. In 2009, he succeeded in convincing the late Angelini’s company to enter into a partnership with Scandinavian paper, Stora Ensa in 2 order to build and manage a eucalyptus pulp factory in Uruguay. The company acquired a 59 percent stake in Proenergia, which is majorly specialized in gasoline and fuel distribution for 45 million dollars by the end of 2010.
It has been reported that the business tycoon owns the largest stake in the family’s company. Asides from that, he is the owner and convener of Empresas Copec South America.
Personal Life: Wife, Children, Private Interests
All that Mr. Roberto Rossi has done and is still doing for his family’s business has always been visible and loud enough for all to take note of. Even though he hasn’t won any awards or received any special business recognitions, his input in the company he inherited from his late uncle has been adequate to put The Angelini Group on the map.
Married with four children, he’s one of the world’s billionaires, ranked by Forbes magazine as the 5th wealthiest person in Chile.
Roberto Angelini Rossi Net Worth: Salary, Income Sources, Assets
Mr. Roberto Angelini Rossi has a net worth of 3 billion dollars. He is a Chilean billionaire and industrial civil engineer who graduated from Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile before starting his professional career with Lever Chile Company.
Born and raised in Chile, Roberto also found wealth and fame in the country. In 1976, he went on to work in a fishing plant in Arica, in the north of Chile, as an engineer. From there, he began his journey into wealth and prosperity by joining The Angelini Group, a company that was founded by his former wealthy uncle Anacleto Angelini. At the time, he maintained several executive and director level posts before assuming his present role as a board member. Being a nephew to the company’s founder, Angelini Rossi now heads the business and holds the largest stake in the family’s holdings. The Angelini Group has made numerous investments in fishing, timber, mining, copper, and natural gas, through publicly traded companies that include Antarchile, Siemel, and Eperva. Expanding its holdings in Chile, Mr. Rossi also led the group abroad, entering a lucrative deal with Scandinavian paper producer Stora Ensa in 2009 to start a eucalyptus pulp factory in Uruguay. The Angelini Group continued its expansion, and by 2011 it had purchased a 59 percent stake in Proenergia, a Colombian natural gas and fuel distributor, for the sum of $45 million.
Additionally, Mr. Roberto Angelini Rossi also earns an income from his job as the chief executive officer of Empresas Copec S.A., the biggest forestry industry conglomerate in Chile, and also one of the biggest in the world. The company is mostly carrying out its business activities in the forestry industry through Arauco (Celulosa Arauco y Constitución). However, it is also present in the electric energy industry through Empresa Eléctrica Guacolda. The same company is active in mining through Sociedad Minera Isla Riesco and Minera Can-Can. It is reported to be leading in terms of volume of production, sales, and forestry assets in the whole of South America. To include, the company also holds investments in other countries, including Argentina, Brazil and Uruguay.