Esther Koplovits( Spanish business lady)
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Biography Esther Koplovits
Known Spanish business woman, a woman billionaire, inherited along with its sister company his father - Fomento de Construcciones.
. Equity Esther is approximately 3.3 billion dollars (according to Forbes magazine for the period of the year 2008).
. Esther - the daughter of Ernest and Esther Romero Koplovits
. She - the eldest of the daughters (her youngest sister, Alicia, was born in 1952).
Studied Esther French lycцLe in Madrid, and later studied philosophy.
Her father, Ernest Koplovits was the founder of the family business empire. Once he had arrived from Silesia (now part of Poland, and then - part of Germany), of which at the time of anti-Semitic movements had to emigrate, as a Jew. He knew little Spanish, but then canceled - a German, and therefore began to use the fact that he was born in Germany (it's extremely handy Ernest, when he began working as representatives of German companies).
. Initially, Esther was not interested in business
. She married at the time devoted herself to family. However, in the early 90's, her marriage disintegrated, and Esther decided to go into business. She bought out her sister's 28 per cent of its shares and left with his head in the company.
Now Hester is too well known in Spain. About her constantly make headlines.
Large media attention paid to its charity. Her fund Esther Koplowitz Foundation regularly provides financial support to numerous organizations and institutions. Foundation helps elderly, disabled and helpless people, as well - children, immigrants and others who are in dire need of assistance.
In addition, the fund provides support for the construction of certain charitable institutions for the elderly and homeless people. One of them is located in Madrid and is an institution with 140 seats. Other - for 137 seats - located in Barcelona. Another - in Valencia (this place special - designed for people with mental and physical disabilities).
. Currently, Esther builds center for students (undergoing internship), as well - not so long ago - has donated a considerable amount of the Medical Foundation in Barcelona.
. For such an extensive charitable activities Esther was awarded in July 2001 gogoda Cross of Civil Merit
. In addition, she received a gold medal Golden Medal of the Royal Academy of History and the Silver Cross of Order of the Merit of the Guardia Civil.