Norberto Odebrecht

Norberto Odebrecht ( born October 9, 1920 in Recife, Pernambuco) is an engineer, Brazilian businessman and founder of the Odebrecht Foundation, (Portuguese: Fundação Odebrecht ). He studied at the Polytechnic School of Bahia in 1944 and founded a construction company, from which the group Odebrecht da Bahia was born in Salvador. He is the son of the pioneer Emilio Odebrecht, who was a grandson of the 1856 who emigrated to Brazil Germans Emil Odebrecht.

In the meantime, from the family of internationally operating conglomerate Odebrecht organization become, in over 50 countries around 125,000 people employed.