Simonpietro Salini is an Italian architect and businessman who has a net worth of $1.5 billion. Still a novice among billionaires, Simonpietro Salini chairs Salini Impregilo, an international construction and civil engineering company that has built airports, power plants, railroads and dams all over the world.
The business was set up by Salini’s father, an engineer, in 1936. Upon his father’s death in 1964, Simonpietro took over the lead and now he shares ownership with his brother Francesco Saverio Salini, who also entered the billionaires list earlier this year. The brothers witnessed a rise in their net worths as the stock in the public company went up by 11% over the last year. As for Simonpietro Salini, he holds 44% stake that is worth $1.2 billion (870 million euros). The sibling duo also owns a private real estate company called Zeis Srl in Italy. Today, the eldest son of Simonpietro’s ten children, Pietro, serves as CEO of Impregilo, while Francesco Saverio’s son Simon Pietro leads Zeis. Neither Simonpietro nor Francesco is involved in the day-to-day operations of the companies.
|Net Worth:||$1.5 Billion|
|Date of Birth:||Mar 29, 1958|
|Place of Birth:||Rome, Italy|
|Profession:||CEO of Webuild|