Alberto Bombassei was bornon 1940 in Bergamo, Italy, Italy. Alberto Bombassei is #1954 in List Billionaires People In The World. The multi-faceted Alberto Bombassei made his fortune as the head of Brembo, the global leader in high-performance braking technology and a publicly traded company. Brembo's brakes can be found in Ferraris, Corvettes, and Harley-Davidsons around the world. Founded by Alberto's father Emilio, Brembo broke into the big leagues in 1975, when Enzo Ferrari asked Emilio to outfit his cars for the Formula One Word Championship, which was ultimately won by Niki Lauda at the wheel of one of those Ferraris. In 2014, all 19 F1 Grand Prix winners sported Brembo brakes. Outside of the racetrack, Bombassei is also a prominent politician in Italy, having recently stepped down as president of Scelta Civica, the political party that helped get Mario Monti elected to replace Silvio Berlusconi as prime minister in late 2011. Bombassei remains an Italian congressman. He is also one of the heads of Confindustria, Italy's employers federation.
His father Emilio Bombassei co-founded Brembo in 1961 with Italo Breda, and in 1975, Enzo Ferrari asked the company to provide braking systems for his Formula 1 racing cars
Alberto Bombassei (born October 1940) is an Italian billionaire businessman, the chairman and president of Brembo, an Italian manufacturer of automotive brake systems