Giovanni Agnelli- Founder Car Company FIAT

Giovanni Agnelli (born in Villar Perosa, Italy, August 13, 1866 - died in Italy, December 16, 1945 at age 79 years) was an Italian who founded indutriawan car company FIAT (Fabbrica Italiana Automobili Torino) in 1899. He was the son of Edoardo Agnelli and Aniceta Frisetti, he was born in Villar Perosa, a small town near Pinerolo, Piedmont.

His name is equated with Ford and Krupp for his work as founder pabbrik car. He is not only producing cars but also planes, trains, tractors, and diesel engines. Before and during World War II, he became the main driver for weapons production. Month of April 1945, the National Liberation Committee of Italy ban he and his executives to sit back in the ranks of the leadership of FIAT.

History of Fiat

FIAT is an acronym for Fabbrica Italiana Automobili Torino from [2] (Indonesian: Italian Automobile Factory of Turin), is a leading automotive, machinery, financial services originating from Italy, with headquarters in the city of Turin. Fiat was founded in 1899 by a group of investors including Giovanni Agnelli. Fiat also produces combat vehicles and aircraft. In 2009, Fiat (not including the Chrysler) is the largest car company in the world to-9, as well as the largest car company in Italy.

Fiat to produce cars in the world, the largest of their factories outside Italy is in Brazil, where their sales are the highest there is. Fiat also has factories in Argentina and Poland. In addition, Fiat also makes the company's joint venture in Italy, France, Turkey, India, Pakistan, China, Serbia, and Russia.

In addition to overseeing Fiat car division, Fiat Group also oversees the Scuderia Ferrari F1 team, soccer club Juventus FC, and finally they also acquired another Italian car manufacturer, Maserati.Grandson of Giovanni Agnelli, Gianni Agnelli, a Fiat chairman from 1966 to 1996 and then he acts as a respectable leader from 1996 until his death on January 24, 2003, when Cesare ROMITI become president director. After the term ends, Paolo Fresco became a director and Paolo Cantarella as CEO. Umberto Agnelli became president in 2002-2004. After Umberto died on May 28, 2004, Luca Cordero di Montezemolo replace him, Agnelli heir John Elkann to become vice president at the age of 28 years still. Sergio Marchionne was appointed CEO dated June 1, 2004.

In September 2010, the shareholders of Fiat makes plans to separate some of the Fiat business. Agricultural and construction equipment company CNH Global NV, the company Iveco trucks, and marine and industrial equipment division of Fiat Powertrain Technologies is separated from this group to form a new group on January 1, 2011. Its parent company, Fiat Industrial SpA, listed on the Milan Stock Exchange on January 3, 2011.

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