Lorenzo Mendoza

Venezuela | Executive President | Empresas Polar

Lorenzo Mendoza
By Bloomberg Línea
September 17, 2023 | 07:00 PM

He is the CEO of Empresas Polar, one of the main producers of beverages and food in Venezuela. He assumed the position in 1997 when he was just 27 years old. He is one of the richest Venezuelans with a net worth of US$1.5 billion and has become one of the most powerful businessmen in recent years. Between 2017 and 2018 his name appeared in citizen polls as the favorite for a presidential candidacy. That same year he ruled out running. Mendoza has been part of the Forbes millionaires list and has investments in other countries in the region.