Magdalena Martullo-Blocher is a Swiss billionaire and the CEO of the EMS-Chemie Holding AG, a specialty plastics manufacturing company. With a net worth of $6.1 billion, she is one of the most successful businesswomen in Switzerland.
Early Life and Education
Magdalena Martullo-Blocher was born on November 25, 1969, in Zurich, Switzerland. She is the daughter of Christoph Blocher, a Swiss politician and entrepreneur, and his wife, Silvia Blocher. She grew up in Küsnacht and attended the local schools.
Martullo-Blocher holds a degree in chemical engineering from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) in Zurich, Switzerland. She also has a Ph.D. in chemistry from the ETH.
Career and Achievements
After completing her education, Martullo-Blocher started working in the chemical industry. She joined EMS-Chemie, a specialty plastics manufacturing company founded by her father, as a research chemist in 1994. Over the years, she held various positions in the company, such as head of product management and head of marketing and sales.
In 2004, Martullo-Blocher was appointed as the CEO of EMS-Chemie. Under her leadership, the company has grown significantly and expanded into new markets. Today, EMS-Chemie is a leading manufacturer of specialty polymers and plastics, with operations in Europe, Asia, and the Americas.
Apart from her role at EMS-Chemie, Martullo-Blocher is also involved in various organizations in Switzerland. She is a member of the board of directors of the Swiss Bank Corporation, the Swiss-American Chamber of Commerce, and the ETH Foundation.
Martullo-Blocher is married and has five children. She lives in Zurich, Switzerland, and is known for her passion for horse riding and skiing.
|Born||November 25, 1969|
|Sector||Manufacturing (Specialty Polymers and Plastics)|
|Companies||EMS-Chemie Holding AG|
|Net Worth||$6.1 billion|