Jorge Rodriguez Rodriguez is a Peruvian billionaire who has a net worth of $1.4 billion. Vito, together with his brother Jorge, is the founder of Jose Rodriguez Banda SA, a transport company that provides services for mining companies. The company that they named it after their father was founded in 1967.
It was in 1986, when the duo decided to expand the company taking in their possession Gloria SA, Peru’s largest producer of canned evaporated milk. The Berckemeyer family of Peru owned 40% of Gloria, while the Swiss company Nestlé held the major 60% stake. But only under Alan García insistence, then-president of Peru, the company was transferred to Peruvians. Gloria became a highly profitable company, having bought a number of other companies since 1991. Today the Rodriguez family owns stakes in food companies in Argentina, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Puerto Rico and Uruguay, and the also hold interests in sugar mills in Peru, Ecuador and Argentina.
|Net Worth:||$1.4 Billion|