Guenther Fielmann Net Worth
Guenther Fielmann Net Worth: Guenther Fielmann is a German business executive who has a net worth of $4.3 billion. Guenther Fielmann is the founder, major shareholder and CEO of Fielmann AG, a German optics company focusing on retail eyewear. He started to accumulate his net worth in 1972 when he opened his first optometry shop in Cuxhaven, Germany. Ever since, the company has significantly expanded becoming Europe's largest chain of optical stores that sells discounted eyeglasses in 671 shops across Germany, Luxemburg, Austria, the Netherlands, Poland and Switzerland. Mr. Fielmann took the company public in 1994 and now he owns a stake of 71% along with his children. He intends to name his Marc his successor when the time comes for him to step down. In 2002, Guenther Fielmann bought Plon Castle from the state of Schleswig-Holstein and he had invested heavily in its renovation. He even found a spot in the castle where he can train his optometrists, since he is a state-approved master optometrist. Also a devoted environmentalist, Fielmann has planted a tree for his every employee. Furthermore, he produces organic food on several farms, i.e., a 1,600 hectares large manor Schierensee, 470 hectares large manor Marutendorf in Achterwehr, 180 hectares large farm Mogln in Krummwich and a farm in Lutjensee. Fielmann's organic products are sold under the brand Hof Lutjensee.