[WCSA] Top 100 founders of companies over 100-years and still in business – P3 – William Colgate (England – America): The person who laid the foundations for the 214-year history of Colgate – Palmolive Company (1806)
(wcsa.world) William Colgate (January 25, 1783 – March 25, 1857) was an English-American soap industrialist who founded in 1806 what became the Colgate-Palmolive company.
[WCSA] Top 100 founders of companies over 100-years and still in business – P2 - John Stith Pemberton and Asa Griggs Candler (United States): The two men created Coca-Cola, the world’s famous beverage brand with 128 years of operation (1892)
(wcsa.wolrd) John Stith Pemberton (July 8, 1831 – August 16, 1888) was an American biochemist and Confederate States Army veteran who is best known as the inventor of Coca-Cola. And, Asa Griggs Candler (December 30, 1851 – March 12, 1929) founded The Coca-Cola Company in 1892 and developed it as a major company.
[WCSA] Top 100 founders of companies over 100-years and still in business – P1 - Henri Nestlé (Germany - Switzerland): From pharmacist to the founder of the world's leading 154-year-old food corporation, Nestle S.A (1866)
(wcsa.world) Henri Nestlé (born Heinrich Nestle; August 10, 1814 – July 7, 1890) was a German-Swiss pharmacist and the founder of Nestlé, the world's largest food and beverage company.
(Wcsa.world) Sugar founded Amstrad (AMS (his initials) Trading) in 1968. The company began as a general importer/exporter and wholesaler, but soon specialised in consumer electronics. By 1970, the first manufacturing venture was underway.
(Wcsa.world) Victoria Caroline Beckham, OBE ( born 17 April 1974) is an English businesswoman, fashion designer, model, and singer.
(Wcsa.world) Sir Richard Charles Nicholas Branson (born 18 July 1950) is an English business magnate, investor and philanthropist. He founded the Virgin Group, which controls more than 400 companies.