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Amancio Ortega - Biography
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25 December 2010

Amancio Ortega Gaona is the co-founder and chairman of Inditex Group; recently in the news for being listed as one of the richest men in the world by the Forbes magazine. He is also as a well-known Galician fashion designer and entrepreneur.

Amancio Ortega was born on March 28, 1936 in Leon, Spain. He was born in a family with limited means as his father worked on the railroad while his mother worked as a maid. During his adolescence, at the young age of thirteen, Ortega started work as a delivery boy for a tailor in La Coruna, Galicia.

He was a fast learner and quickly gained insight into the way products and costs changed as they exchanged hands from the manufacturer to the consumer. Consequently, he came up with the idea of getting the product directly to the consumer from the manufacturer with no middlemen dealings.

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