Hansjorg Wyss is an entrepreneur and a political donor to liberal and environmental causes in the United States. Hansjorg was born on September 19, 1935, in Bern, Switzerland. Hansjorg is a billionaire as well as the founder and former chair of Synthes Holding AG, a medical manufacturing device. He has increased his donations to groups to promote progressive causes and environmental causes recently.
His early life reveals that he was the son of a father that sold mechanical calculators and his mom as well was a homemaker. Hansjorg is known to have obtained a master’s degree in civil and structural engineering from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich in the year 1959.
He was known to have worked in the steel industry in Brussels, Belgium. At the time he was actively involved in the business of selling airplanes. He founded and became the president of Synthes in the USA in the year 1977 after spending some years learning about the medical device industry. He however sold the company in the year 2012 for an amount that was worth $19.7 billion in cash to Johnson and Johnson.
Hansjorg is as well regarded as one of the most philanthropic people in the world. He was recognized between the years 2004 and 2008 when he donated nearly $277 million.
Hansjorg Wyss Net Worth 2022
Hansjorg’s net worth in 2022 is estimated to be 5 billion USD.