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Kommer Damen

Kommer Damen’s profile picture
Net worth 2018: $1.83 Billion
Industry: Manufacturing
Residence: Gorinchem, Netherlands
Country: Netherlands
BirthDay: 1944
Children: 4
BIOGRAPHY

Kommer Damen was bornon 1944 in Gorinchem, Netherlands, Netherlands. Kommer Damen is #1306 in List Billionaires People In The World. Kommer's father and uncle, Jan and Rien, founded Damen Shipyards in a shed near the family home in the Dutch town of Hardinxveld-Giessendam in 1922. Kommer bought the shipyard in 1969 and introduced the modular shipbuilding concept to the construction of small boats and launches. Damen Group is now one of Europe's largest family-owned shipbuilders, generating $1.7 billion in revenue worldwide in 2016.

NET WORTH STATISTIC
2015

$1.5 Billion

2016

$1.7 Billion

2017

$1.6 Billion

2018

$1.83 Billion

TIMELINE
1969

In 1969 Jan Damen's son, Kommer took over, since when the company has built over 5,000 vessels

1944

Kommer Damen (born 1944/45) is a Dutch billionaire, and the chairman of the Netherlands-based Damen Shipyards

1927

Damen Shipyards was established in 1927 in the Dutch town of Hardinxveld-Giessendam by brothers Jan and Marinus Damen

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