The Truth About Dutch Billionaire Ralph Sonnenberg. He is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Hunter Douglas N.V. It was founded in Dusseldorf, Germany in 1919 by his dad, Henry Sonnenberg, as a machine-tool manufacturer which eventually developed new technology for the generation of lightweight aluminium slats for venetian blinds.
Ralph Sonnenberg Net Worth $1.6 Billion
In 1946, Henry created a joint venture with Joe Hunter. In 1947, the Hunter Douglas Corporation was created. In 1969, the company went public and its shares were recorded on the Montreal and Amsterdam Stock Exchanges. Nowadays, it is a public corporation and leading global manufacturer of window coverings and architectural products. It furnished blinds and ceiling systems to the whole world’s tallest building, the Burj Khalifa tower in Dubai.
With his estimated net worth of $1.6 billion. Mr. Sonnenberg is the sixth wealthiest man in Netherlands and is rated the 965th wealthiest man in the World Billionaires List. As the CEO, he possesses more than 80% of the firm’s stock. His two sons, Marko and David, also work in the firm.