Born on July 4, 1930, Carlos Ardila Lulle is a native of Bucaramanga, Colombia. He graduated from the National University of Colombia with a degree in civil engineering. As the founder of Organization Ardila Lulle, Carlos Ardila Lulle began to create his soda pop corporation. This company runs top brands like Postoban and RCN TV. In addition, it is in control of the Atletico Nacional football team as well as several media companies. Originally, he began to learn the trade at Gaseosas LUX where he served as the manager. As he gained new positions at the company, he used his earnings to purchase shares in Postoban. By 1968, he was the majority shareholder.
In 1972, he chose to purchase up radio stations and media throughout Colombia. He initiated new telenovelas and news programs and managed to capitalized on the 1998 privatization of broadcasting. In 2012, Lulle chose to create a Spanish-language channel in the United States. He also runs his home country's largest sugar refinery. He is a stakeholder in Columbia's largest bottling and packaging company. Altogether, Carlos Ardila Lulle possesses a net worth of $5.4 billion. This impressive net worth makes him one of the richest individuals in all of Latin America.
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