Alain Merieux Net Worth

How much is Alain Merieux Worth?

Random Celebrity
Alain Merieux Net Worth
Net Worth:
$3.9 Billion

Alain Merieux net worth: Alain Merieux is the chairman of Institut Merieux who has a net worth of $3.9 billion. The medicine and public health conglomerate, was founded by Alain's grandfather Marcel Merieux in 1897. Nowadays, it has numerous public health and biotechnology subsidiaries that specialize in various fields like diagnostics, immunotherapy and nutrition. Alain himself established one subsidiary named BioMerieux that specializes in vitro diagnostics for the medical and industrial sectors. Their products are actually used for diagnosing infectious diseases such as HIV and tuberculosis as well as providing medical test results for cardiovascular emergencies. Currently, the company hires a total of 6,000 employees and operates in more than 150 countries all over the world. Apart from being BioMerieux's founder, he also sits at the president seat of Merieux Alliance and chairs Foundation Mérieux, known for its charity works. As of March 2013, Forbes listed Alain as 437th richest person in the world and 11th wealthiest man in France.

Articles Written by Brian Warner
Prior to launching Celebrity Net Worth, Brian spent seven years as the Managing Editor of one of the largest entertainment portals on the internet. Before that, Brian attended Georgetown University where he double majored in finance and marketing. A native of Northern California, Brian currently resides in Los Angeles. Follow him on Google+.
Did we make a mistake?
Submit a correction suggestion and help us fix it!
Submit a Correction
More Information
Alain Merieux

Alain Merieux

The Mérieux family is an entrepreneurial dynasty from Lyon, France, founders of companies such as Sanofi Pasteur, bioMérieux and Mérial, but also of the Fondation Marcel-Mérieux, of the Jean Merieux P4 laboratory and of humanitarian organisation Bioforce.
Discussion