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Raffaele Riva

Raffaele Riva is an Italian-born entrepreneur who left his home country to found and become Chairman of a leading company in the luxury industry. In 1979, he founded Richemont & CIE LLC, a group within the giant Richemont International luxury conglomerate, which later developed into one of today’s leading producers of luxury goods.

 A Born Entrepreneur

It all began for Raffaele with his ambitions as a young man growing up in Italy. With hard work and ingenuity, he studied business and finance at university before considering launching his own business. Within his role as Chairman of Richemont & CIE LLC, Raffaele has also personally funded numerous companies such as Perpetual Investment Manager (1992), CXG Group (2016), and his current venture Damiani Real Estate Trust Incorporated (2019).

His Drive For Success

Besides being an entrepreneur, Raffaele Riva has used his skills to help lead dozens of projects across many different countries worldwide, including Saudi Arabia, Abu Dhabi, Kuwait, and Qatar. These projects involve working with high-profile clients in luxury real estate services provisioning and asset management. Despite encountering numerous barriers along the way, this ambitious businessman’s drive for success has remained the same.

His Many Accomplishments

Raffaele’s accomplishments include appearing on Forbes Magazine’s list of recognized entrepreneurs for 2019 and being appointed a member of Club della Dignità Italia 2020. A distinguished organization supporting responsible leadership businesses-receiving has, multiple awards from organizations dedicated to philanthropy in France and Switzerland, appearing numerous times in bestselling books by authors such as Simon Sinek and Aldous Huxley. Over the years, Raffaele Riva has also been recognized at various galas in Europe and the Middle East for outstanding business results based on international ethics standards.

An Innovator And Humanitarian

Through sheer dedication, innovation, and determination, Raffaele Riva has forged ahead against all odds – becoming one of today’s most successful businessmen operating within the global Luxury Industry sector. Through the guidance given by Raffaele in recent years, numerous charitable foundations have been established across Italy, Switzerland, and elsewhere. His steadfast commitment to bettering lives can be seen through modest donations given under Richemont’s Corporate Responsibility Program and physical presence while involving himself actively in humanitarian initiatives across different countries annually. Visit this page on LinkedIn, for more information.


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