Even the heirs of Umberto Agnelli, represented by his son Andrea and his sister Anna, increase their participation rising to 11.85% of GA Bv and thus becoming second shareholders ahead of the Maria Sole branch, which instead fell from 12.56% to 11.63%. Carlo was born on July 7 1743, in racconigi. Umberto was in the process of restoring Fiat's fortunes, following a period in which the company's balance sheet, market share and share value had all been in decline, when he suddenly died of lung cancer after barely 18 months in control. Prince Sebastian von Fürstenberg (1950) he married Elisabetta Guarnati in 1972. "[7] "As recently as 2002, Italy accounted for more than a third of Fiat’s revenue, and the company built more than 1 million vehicles at six plants in the country. Up until 2000, IFIL’s profits had grown every year for 15 years, and it had paid 82.7 million euros in dividends to IFI, its parent company, in 2000.". "[24] Giovanni Alberto Agnelli, Gianni's nephew, who died of cancer in 1997, had been in line to take control of the family companies. Umberto Agnelli was born on 1 November 1934. Umberto Agnelli was chairman and later honorary chairman of Juventus, the football team long-associated with FIAT and the Agnelli family. [23]:26 When Gianni died in 2003, Umberto asked the octogenarian to return as CEO of Ifil. Agnelli was chairman of FIAT-controlled Juventus Football Club between 1956–61 and was honorary chairman from 1970–2004. In 2013 he was considered to be the world's fourth most influential manager under the age of 40 by Fortune magazine. They are also primarily known for other activities in the automotive industry by investing in Ferrari (1969), Lancia (1969), Alfa Romeo (1986) and Chrysler, the latter acquired by Fiat after it filed for bankruptcy in 2009. His brother, Gianni Agnelli, was the head of Fiat until 1996. They have one daughter: Margherita Agnelli (b. Then there were other events such as closer relations with the Americans, and I was there.... We had difficult moments such as terrorism, and I never pulled back. After WWII he earned a Law degree at Turin University and his nickname was L’Avvocato (“The Lawyer”). His father died when he was 1, his mother when he was 11. Its Mirafiori plant in Turin, built 600,000 autos a year. Umberto Agnelli (businessman, politician) Born: 1934-11-01 Lausanne, Switzerland: Died: 2004-05-27 (Age 69) Piedmont, Italy: Nationality: Italian: Parents • Edoardo Agnelli • Virginia Bourbon del Monte: Children • Giovanni Alberto Agnelli • Andrea Agnelli • Anna Agnelli… chairman and senator of the Italian Republic Umberto Agnelli, CEO of Fiat from 1970 to 1976, and Donna Allegra Caracciolo di Castagneto, first cousin of Marella Agnelli, born Donna Marella Caracciolo di Castagneto and daughter of Filippo Caracciolo, 8th Prince di Castagneto, 3rd Duke di Melito, and a hereditary Patrician of Naples (1903–1965). [43][44], Juventus' majority owners since the club's conversion to a public limited company in 1967, since 2011 it is presided by Andrea Agnelli, grandson of Edoardo Agnelli, the first member of the family in front of the maximum club's dirigencial charge and considered the ideologue of the Juventus Style. She divided up Gianni Agnelli's (1934–2003) personal assets with her daughter, Margherita Agnelli de Pahlen. CEO Sergio Marchionne returned the company to profit in 2005. [8][9] During that time Fiat's production in Italy "peaked in 1970, when it employed well over 100,000 people there and made 1.4 million cars. He served as a CEO of Italian carmaker Fiat from 1970 to 1976 and, on the death of his brother Gianni, was briefly chairman of the FIAT Group, 2003–2004, until his own death, aged 69, the following year. "[10][11][12][13][14] Romiti led the firm from 28 February 1996 to 22 June 1998. 1965), This page was last edited on 19 December 2020, at 18:14. He served as a CEO of Italian carmaker Fiat from 1970 to 1976[1] and, on the death of his brother Gianni, was briefly chairman of the FIAT Group, 2003–2004, until his own death, aged 69, the following year. ... Andrea; and a daughter, Anna… The Agnelli family (Italian pronunciation: [aɲˈɲɛlli]) is an Italian multi-industry business dynasty founded by Giovanni Agnelli, one of the original founders of Fiat motor company which became Italy's largest manufacturer,[1] Fabbrica Italiana Automobili Torino (Fiat). According to an article in the Financial Post,[33] in February 2007 Consob, Italy's market regulator, fined the Agnelli family holding company, then-called Ifil (now known as Exor), for engaging in a complicated illegal trade in 2005. [23]:2009[31] By 2013 Fiat was taking full control of Chrysler and merging Fiat-Chrysler into a global giant. Romiti was instrumental in the company's return to profitability during this period. John Elkann (1976–) is the chairman and CEO of Exor, an investment company controlled by the Agnelli family, which controls Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA), CNH Industrial, Ferrari, Juventus F.C., Cushman & Wakefield and the Economist Group. After graduating from the University of Turin with a law degree in 1959, Agnelli joined the family’s automotive enterprise, Fiat. Married to; Allegra Caracciolo Siblings. He was the second son of Virginia Agnelli and of the industrialist Edoardo Agnelli. Agnelli won the election but served an undistinguished three-year term. Gianni Agnelli (1921–2003) was the oldest son of the industrialist and principal family shareholder of the Italian car company Fiat, Edoardo Agnelli. [23]:27, Franzo Grande Stevens (1928–), is the lawyer of the family. Virginia was born on May 24 1899, in Roma, Italia. Umberto Agnelli, (born November 1, 1934, Lausanne, Switzerland—died May 27, 2004, Turin, Italy), Italian automotive executive and grandson of Giovanni Agnelli, the founder of Fiat SpA.He served as the company’s chairman from 2003 to 2004. His life was beset by an unusual amount of tragedy and bereavement. He "died at the age of 81, after a prolonged battle with prostate cancer". Anna had 12 siblings: G.Battista Lorenzo Agnelli , Giacinto Giuseppe Agnelli and 10 other siblings . In 1997 Gianni publicly announced that his grandson, John Elkann, who was then 21, would succeed him as the head of the family empire. From 2001 to 2004 Fiat had lost more than 6 billion euros and was close to bankruptcy. The Group controlled several Italian newspapers and publishers in addition to the FIAT car-firms and Juventus. Despite this, Forbes magazine estimated he was the world's 68th richest man with an approximate net worth of US$5.5 billion. Edoardo Agnelli (1892–1935), industrialist and principal family shareholder of the Italian car company Fiat, was the son of Giovanni Agnelli (1866–1945), the founder of Fiat. In 2004 John Elkann married Donna Lavinia Borromeo, an heiress of the Borromeo family. Only then did he take over as chairman of the whole Fiat Group, 2003–2004. "Hall of fame, 10 new entry: con Vialli e Mancini anche Facchetti e Ronaldo", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Umberto_Agnelli&oldid=993706576, Members of the Steering Committee of the Bilderberg Group, Short description is different from Wikidata, Articles with unsourced statements from April 2017, Wikipedia articles with SUDOC identifiers, Wikipedia articles with WORLDCATID identifiers, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 12 December 2020, at 01:42. Umberto Agnelli (1 November 1934 – 27 May 2004) was an Italian entrepreneur and politician.His brother was Gianni Agnelli.. Fiat president Umberto Agnelli has died at the age of 69, the Italian news agency ANSA reported on Friday. "[8], While Fiat was a family-controlled company, Gianni Agnelli alone held the family’s controlling stake for nearly 60 years. [7][8] Gianni Agnelli in fact had defended the actions of Romiti and the co-accused Francesco Paolo Mattioli, Fiat's chief financial officer. 2005) Giacomo Dai Agnelli (b. By 2013 Chrysler was profitable again but an article in The Economist questioned the financial future of the merged company. Print Family Tree Parents. [10] In 2009 as the U.S. automobile industry was collapsing Fiat became a trailblazer by acquiring an initial 20% stake in the then-bankrupt Chrysler company in a deal with the Obama administration. [16][17], February 1992 saw the start of the mani pulite (Clean Hands) judicial inquiry into Tangentopoli,[18][19][20] nationwide corruption with a large number of politicians, bureaucrats and entrepreneurs involved including senior Fiat executives. Gianni was a Fiat CEO. "There was a war and I, like many others, took part. [32], Gianni Agnelli's longtime financial advisors were Franzo Grande Stevens and Gianluigi Gabetti. Gianni Agnelli … In the course of our lives, of our generation, there also have been happier moments. They signed contracts with Merrill Lynch which allowed Ifil "to retain its 30 per cent of Fiat in spite of banks in the same period converting billions of euros of debt owed to them by Fiat into equity in the company. Umberto Agnelli (1 November 1934 – 27 May 2004) was an Italian entrepreneur and politician.His brother was Gianni Agnelli.. Edoardo Agnelli (industrialist) Italian industrialist and principal family shareholder of the Italian car company Fiat. Margherita Agnelli de Pahlen (1955–present) the "only daughter and sole surviving child" of Gianni Agnelli, received an estimated inheritance of $2 billion when her father, Gianni Agnelli died. "[23]:18, By the time of Gianni Agnelli's death in 2003, the "Agnelli family controlled Fiat through a chain of three separate holding companies. Anna Maria Caterina Agnelli was born in 1790, to Carlo Francesco Antonio Agnelli and Maria Teresa Agnelli (born Vacchetta). Umberto Agnelli (Italian: [umˈbɛrto aɲˈɲɛlli]; 1 November 1934 – 27 May 2004) was an Italian industrialist and politician. [38] That society between the club and the Torinese industrial dynasty is the oldest and most uninterrupted in Italian sports, making it one of the first professional sporting clubs in the country. His son Andrea is the current chairman of Juventus. "[33], Gianluigi Gabetti was director general of IFIL Group, the family investment company since 1971 and worked there as Gianni’s closest financial adviser for over 30 years. Umberto Agnelli (1934–2004) was Gianni Agnelli's youngest brother. [2] Most members of the family are stakeholders in privately owned Giovanni Agnelli B.V., incorporated in the Netherlands for tax purposes, which in turn has a controlling stake in the publicly listed holding company Exor. Umberto Agnelli (1 November 1934 – 27 May 2004) was an Italian industrialist and politician.He was the third son of Virginia Agnelli(born Donna Virginia Bourbon del Monte) and of Edoardo Agnelli, and the youngest brother of Gianni Agnelli. His political experience was shadowed by a scandal in which the Agnelli Foundation donated funds to the right-win… D’Antona & Partners, a Milan-based public-relations firm, provided The Wall Street Journal with news of the lawsuit before the Agnelli family was aware of it. Agnelli is the son of late Juventus F.C. He was the head of Fiat from 1966 to 2003 and made the co… No need to register, buy now! 1947) married writer Vittorio Sermonti (1929–2016), Cristiano Rattazzi (b. [3] As of 2020, the extended Agnelli family comprised about two hundred members.[3]. His father Edoardo Agnelli perished in an air crash when he was one year old, and his mother Virginia died in a car accident ten years later when he was just 11 years old. In 2015, he was posthumously inducted into the Italian Football Hall of Fame.[2]. Umberto Agnelli's grand nieces and grand nephews: Umberto Agnelli's great nephew is John Elkann Umberto Agnelli's great nephew is Lapo Elkann Umberto Agnelli's great niece is Ginevra Elkann Umberto Agnelli's great niece is Marella Zampolli Umberto Agnelli's great niece is Martina Zampolli Umberto Agnelli's great niece is Anna Sermonti Umberto Agnelli's great nephew is Pietro Sermonti Umberto … Early life. [42] Juventus success in the first half of the 1930s allowed that management to influence in the management model from other Serie A clubs since the end of World War II, emerging as the reference organisational model for the sport in the Peninsula. According to the Independent Fiat survived the early first years of the twentieth century thanks to "generous government subsidies paid by Italian taxpayers. 16 February 1971). Juventus, the most renowned Italian association football club,[36] and one of world's most successful teams[37] operated by the Agnellis since 1923 to 1943 and since 1947 to date. Discover the family tree of Giovanni Alberto Agnelli for free, and learn about their family history and their ancestry. Umberto's wife, Allegra, as well as his children Andrea and Anna, were with Umberto when he died in their home just outside Turin, the Apcom news agency said. ... Allegra, his son, Andrea, and daughter, Anna. [7] He was the head of Fiat from 1966 to 2003 and made the company into the most important company in Italy and one of the major car builders of Europe. 1955) married firstly, Samaritana Rattazzi (b. Umberto Agnelli (1 November 1934 – 27 May 2004) was an Italian industrialist and politician.He was the third son of Virginia Agnelli (born Donna Virginia Bourbon del Monte) and of Edoardo Agnelli, and whence he was the youngest brother of Gianni Agnelli.. Agnelli wanted to represent a constituency near his hometown of Turin, yet he was forced to accept one in Rome. since the club's conversion to a public limited company in 1967. Andrea then went on to his father's footsteps by becoming chairman of Juventus in 2010. view all Umberto Agnelli's Timeline. [23]:18 By 2003, when he died, "The GA&C partnership was worth about 1.3 billion euros, and its assets consisted of listed holding companies Istituto Finanziario Industriale (IFI) and Istituto Finanziaria di Partecipazioni (IFIL), through which the family controlled Fiat and IFIL’s stakes in other companies. "[22] Giovanni Agnelli & C. (GA&C), the family’s limited partnership was Gianni's command center. After WWII he earned a Law de­gree at Turin Uni­ver­sity and his nick­name was L’Avvo­cato (“The Lawyer”). Andrea later followed in his father's footsteps by becoming chairman of Juventus, in 2010. [23], Umberto Agnelli was chairman of IFIL Group, the family investment company. In 2009 he was prosecuted for market manipulation in the equity swap of Ifi-Ifil (now Exor), Agnelli's holding company and Fiat's financial company. Elkann chairs and controls the automaker Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (which owns the Abarth, Alfa Romeo, Chrysler, Dodge, Fiat, Fiat Professional, Jeep, Lancia, Maserati, Mopar and Ram brands).[30]. Umberto Agnelli was an Italian industrialist and politician. 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Gi­anni Ag­nelli (1921–2003) was the old­est son of the in­dus­tri­al­ist and prin­ci­pal fam­ily share­holder of the Ital­ian car com­pany Fiat, Edoardo Ag­nelli. Gianni e Umberto Agnelli, 1965 - san dl SAN IMG-00001296.jpg 429 × 583; 121 KB Iotti Umberto e Gianni Agnelli.jpg 546 × 393; 36 KB Umberto Agnelli and Antonella Piaggio 1960 Olympics.jpg 772 × 794; 164 KB Edoardo was born on August 2 1892, in Turin. "[3][1] eventually filing "a lawsuit against her father’s three longtime advisors: Gabetti, Grande Stevens and Marrone and her own mother, Marella Agnelli, on May 30, 2007. Exor, the business group is expanding further into the global market and Hong Kong is one of the most important hubs of international finance and the main access route to the Asian market.[35]. 1948) president of FIAT in, Nuno Brandolini d'Adda married Phan van Thiet, Brandino Brandolini d'Adda married Marie Angliviel de la Beaumelle, Giovanni Alberto Agnelli (1964–1997) married Frances Avery Howe (b. L'Avvocato's death was associated with the closing of a chapter by "commentators, politicians, and institutional representatives."[20]:193. Despite early successes Agnelli in 1976 suddenly stepped down from all industrial positions to run for election as an independent senator on the centrist list of the Christian Democrats, Italy's ruling party at the time. [29] He was chosen as heir to the family empire in 1997 by his grandfather Gianni Agnelli who died in 2003. "[3] In the 1960s and 1970s Fiat produced millions of modest cars including tiny 500 and 600 hatchbacks.