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Anton Kathrein Jr

Anton Kathrein Jr’s profile picture
Net worth 2018: $1.06 Billion
Industry: Manufacturing
Residence: Rosenheim, Germany
Country: Germany
BirthDay: 1983
Children: 2
BIOGRAPHY

Anton Kathrein Jr was bornon 1983 in Rosenheim, Germany, Germany. Anton Kathrein Jr is #1972 in List Billionaires People In The World. A pioneer in automotive antennas in the 20th century, Kathrein-Werke -- Anton Kathrein, Jr. is the third generation to lead the company -- has become a key player in mobile communications as service providers have expanded their networks to accommodate rapid growth in data traffic and users. With revenue of more than $1.6 billion in 2014, it makes the cables, antennas and receivers that allow cell phone signals to bounce across the world. The company -- which also manufactures radio and TV broadcast antennas, satellite and terrestrial reception systems and equipment for high-speed multimedia transmission by cable TV operators -- was founded by Kathrein's grandfather in a cellar in Rosenheim, Germany, shortly after World War I. His father ran the company from 1972 until his unexpected death in 2012, which forced a young Anton, who was only 28 years old at the time, to take the lead. Today, Kathrein employs almost 9,000 people.

NET WORTH STATISTIC
2014

$1.35 Billion

2015

$1.7 Billion

2016

$1.4 Billion

2018

$1.06 Billion

TIMELINE
2015

As of November 2015, Forbes estimated his net worth at US$1

2012

Kathrein took charge of the company in 2012 following his father's death

1919

, and grandson of Anton Kathrein who founded the company in 1919

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