Billionaire and businessman Leonardo Del Vecchio has died at the age of 87, Reuters reports.
He is the owner of the French-Italian corporation EssilorLuxottica, established in 2018. The company owns the brands Ray-Ban, Oakley, Michael Kors, Varilux, Crizal, Transitions and LensCrafters. EssilorLuxottica is currently a world leader in the design, manufacture and sale of ophthalmic lenses and frames.
Leonardo Del Beccio has a difficult childhood. He was born on May 22, 1935, grew up in Milan, but was sent to a hospital at the age of 7, as my widowed mother was unable to support five children.
He became an apprentice in a local factory and became accustomed to making instruments and matrices. Hoping to make better use of his skills, when he turned 25, he moved to the province of Belino, which is famous for its eyewear production. In 1961 he founded Luhotis.
The company is so pleased that in 1971 it presented its first collection of glasses during the International Exhibition of Optics at Milan MIDO.
Leonardo Del Beccio has a total of 6 children from three parents. From his first brother he has a son and two daughters – Claydio, Mapica and Chaola. The child of the second brother is Leonardo Mapia. There are two more sons from the third family – Lyka and Kliment. In 2010, he married again for the second time his wife Hicaleta Dzampillo, who is the mother of Leonardo Mapia.
The Italian milieu is already preparing his successors for the rule of the empire. The youngest son, Leonardo Mapia Del Beccio, is a member of the company’s company, and in addition, there is a wide media popularity behind the Bokhema world. Born on May 6, 1995, he is in the hands of Luhotis Grour G.R.A. From April 2019, he is responsible for the retail trade in Italy, as he leads the sales of the Balmoiraghi & Vigano and Jungle Nut in the whole country. He is also the president of the Balmoiraghi & Vigano Foundation. He joined Luhottis in November 2017, initially in a lower position. He graduated from Bokoni University with a degree in Business Economics and Management.