Marc Ladreit de Lacharriere was bornon 6 November 1940 in Paris, France, France. Marc Ladreit de Lacharriere is #603 in List Billionaires People In The World. Marc Ladreit de Lacharriere is chief executive and chairman of $1.2 billion (sales) Fimalac, the parent company of Fitch Ratings, the world's third largest ratings agency, which operates in over 50 countries. Ladreit de Lacharriere founded Fimalac in 1991 and purchased Fitch Ratings in 1998. In 2014 Fitch Ratings received $1.97 billion from media firm Hearst to increase its stake in the company to 80%. As a firm, Fimalac has diversified into French digital media and local production companies specializing in theater through minority stakes in various firms. Ladreit de Lacharriere attended the prestigious Ecole Nationale d'Administration then joined Banque Indosuez. He eventually landed at L'Oreal, where he worked for 15 years, becoming executive vice president of finance (he still maintains a small stake in L'Oreal and sits on its board). A theater buff, Ladreit de Lacharriere purchased four large theaters and helped finance the renovation of the Theater du Rond Point in Paris. Ladreit de Lacharriere is president of the Fondation Culture et Diversité, which he founded in 2006 with his wife and daughter.
On the Forbes 2016 list of the world's billionaires, he was ranked #722 with a net worth of US$2
Financière Marc de Lacharrière), once majority owner of Fitch Group which now retains only 20% of it since the divestment to Hearst Corporation in March 2015
In August 2010, he was named Goodwill Ambassador for the UNESCO
In 2006, he was elected to the Académie des Beaux-Arts
From 1968 to 1970, he attended the École nationale d'administration
In 1961, he started a teen magazine and sold it off a few years later
Marc Ladreit de Lacharrière was born on November 6, 1940 in Nice