C. Dean Metropoulos
C. Dean Metropoulos was bornon 1946 in Palm Beach, Florida, United States. C. Dean Metropoulos is #1002 in List Billionaires People In The World. Metropoulos is best known for saving the iconic Twinkies and Hostess Brands; he and Apollo bought the shuttered firm in 2013 and it's now public. Through his Metropoulos & Co, he's also turned around and sold Chef Boyardee, Pabst Blue Ribbon, Bumble Bee Tuna and others. The Greek born entrepreneur is a trustee of the National Hellenic Museum located in Chicago.
"People walk up and thank me for bringing back Twinkies."
Dean Metropoulos & Company, purchased the Playboy Mansion for $100 million in 2016
On July 7, 2015 there were rumors of a Hostess Brands IPO
In September 2014 American entrepreneur Eugene Kashper, backed by TSG Consumer Partners, announced an agreement to acquire Pabst Brewing from C
He lives in Palm Beach, Florida, with his wife Marianne, who in 2011 was President and Principal of Aegean Entertainment, a movie production company in Beverly Hills
The sale represented a gain of $550 million more than what the company paid for it in 2010
The company was founded in 1993 and is based in Greenwich, Connecticut
Charles Dean Metropoulos (Greek: Ντιν Μητρόπουλος; born May 1946 in Tripoli) is an American billionaire investor and businessman of Greek descent
He was the owner of Pabst Brewing Company, which was founded by Jacob Best in 1844