Jean-Michel Besnier’s profile picture

Jean-Michel Besnier

Jean-Michel Besnier’s profile picture
Net worth 2018: $5.72 Billion
Residence: Laval, France
Country: France
BirthDay: 1967
BIOGRAPHY

Jean-Michel Besnier was bornon 1967 in Laval, France, France. Jean-Michel Besnier is #356 in List Billionaires People In The World. Jean-Michel Besnier, along with siblings Marie and Emmanuel, inherited French dairy giant Lactalis, based in his ancestral hometown of Laval in western France. His father founded the company, which sells over $18 billion of products including President brie, Milkmaid yogurts and Valbreso Feta. Brother Emmanuel runs the company. The biggest dairy producer in Europe, Lactalis continues to expand internationally in places like China and Southeast Asia. The family's holding companies also own stakes in Italy's publicly traded Parmalat and Frommageries Bel, the French maker of Baby Bel, La Vache Qui Rit and Boursin.

NET WORTH STATISTIC
2013

$1.5 Billion

2014

$2.7 Billion

2015

$2.5 Billion

2016

$2.7 Billion

2017

$4 Billion

2018

$5.72 Billion

TIMELINE
1968

Jean-Michel Besnier was born circa 1968

1967

Jean-Michel Besnier (born 1967/1968) is a French billionaire heir

1955

His father, Michel Besnier, served as the CEO of Lactalis from 1955 to 2000

1933

His paternal grandfather, André Besnier, founded the Besnier Group (later known as Lactalis) in 1933

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