Vincent Bollore is a French businessman and industrial who has a net worth of $4 billion. He is the CEO and chairman of the investment group, Bollore. It is basically a paper-plantations-energy-logistics conglomerate that is controlled by his family. He started his career as an investment bank trainee with Edmond de Rothschild. His personal career took off when he was handed the reins of Bollore, a conglomerate controlled by his family.
The company today employs close to 34,000 people across the world. He has also made a large amount of money by taking large stakes in French listed companies. Vincent passed out with a Master’s of Law degree from the university and then only he got the job at Edmond. It is remarkable to note that Bollore was basically a paper manufacturing company but Vincent successfully diversified it and created a huge portfolio. Today it is one of the world’s 500 largest companies.Now Bollore is involved in Asian palm-oil plantations, media, construction, African shipping and logistics.
Apart from his daily duties, Bollore is an avid reader of comic books and he has a huge collection comprising of moiré than 1,000 editions of the genre. He is married and has four children. It has been widely reported that Bollore is very close friend of the former French President Nicolas Sarkozy.