Wiki BiographyRoberto F. Civita (9 August 1936 – 26 May 2013) was a Brazilian businessman and publisher. Born in Italy, he emigrated at the age of two with his family to New York in 1938 to escape effects of the Race Laws. They moved again to Brazil in 1949, where his father Victor Civita founded Editora Abril, a publishing house.After college and graduate school in the United States, the younger Civita entered the family business in the 1960s. He helped its expansion and development as Grupo Abril, becoming one of the largest publishing companies in Brazil. Beginning in 1982 he became president, and took over all operations in 1990. He became Chairman of the Board of Directors and Editorial Head of Grupo Abril.He has also headed related education foundations and participated in leadership of the Lauder Institute and the Wharton Advisory Board. He was part of the Board of Overseers of the International Center for Economic Growth (founded in 1985 with headquarters in Panama).
|Net Worth||$5 Billion|
|Date Of Birth||1936-08-09|
|Education||Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania|
|Spouse||Maria Antônia Civita|
|Parents||Victor Civita and Sylvana Civita|