Agnelli, Umberto

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Born: Nov 01, 1934 AD
Died: 2004 AD, at 69 years of age.

Nationality: Italian
Categories: Entrepreneurs


1934 - Agnelli was born in Lausanne, Switzerland on November 1, 1934.

 

1959 - Graduated with a Law degree at the University of Turin.

 

1965 - Assumed the presidency of Fiat France and was appointed as a chairman of the former Frence branch of Fiat, Simca Industries, and of Piaggio.

 

1976 - Stepped down from all industrial positions to run for election as an independent senator on the centrist list of the Christian Democrats.

 

1979 - Returned to Fiat and became the chief executive officer and later chairman of the company's core automotive sector.

 

1980 - Agnelli resigned to his position as a chief executive and was replaced by Romiti.

 

2003 - Became the chairman of Fiat.

 

2004 - Died of cancer in Turin, Italy on May 28, 2004.

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