Odd Reitan

About Odd Reitan

Birth Day: September 11, 1951
Birth Place: Trondheim, Norway, Norway
Birth Sign: Libra
Residence: Trondheim, Norway
Occupation: Co-owner and CEO, Reitan Group
Known for: Founder of Reitan Group
Title: Colonialmajor
Spouse(s): Marit Arntsen
Children: 2
Website: Reitangruppen.no

Odd Reitan Net Worth

Odd Reitan was bornon September 11, 1951 in Trondheim, Norway, Norway. Odd Reitan opened his first shop in 1972. Now his privately held Reitangruppen, which is the fifth largest in Norway, owns grocery and convenience stores throughout Scandinavia and the Baltic. Total sales from its retail businses plus real estate and energy and oil businesses topped $10 billion in 2015. Reitan's Ole Robert is CEO of REMA 1000, the grocery story chain; son Magnus is chief of Reitan Convenience.
Odd Reitan is a member of Fashion & Retail

💰 Net worth: $6.3 Billion (Updated at 22 June 2018)

2014 $3.8 Billion
2015 $5.2 Billion
2016 $4.2 Billion
2017 $5.3 Billion
2018 $6.78 Billion

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Biography/Timeline

1952

He is married to Marit Arntsen (born 11 December 1952) whom he married in 1972. He has the two sons Ole Robert Reitan (born October 5, 1971) and Magnus Reitan (Born March 11, 1973). He resides in his houses in Spain and in Lade Gård, Trondheim.

1960

Reitan played keyboard in the music group Four Jets in the 1960s.

1972

Son of Jewish parents from Hungary and the Netherlands, Reitan established his first shop in Trondheim in 1972, in cooperation with his Father. In 1979 he established the grocery chain store REMA 1000, which came to be a great success. By 1990 every village in Norway with more than 10,000 inhabitants had a Rema 1000 shop. During the 1990s the chain expanded in Denmark, Sweden, Poland, Hungary and Slovakia.

2012

He and his 2012 book was the subject of an editorial in Klassekampen. The editorial highlighted his idea of him governing Norway without being elected by popular vote. His idea is that he could be appointed by Norway's king. The editorial described these ideas as "undemocratic dirt".

2013

In 2013 he awarded Norwegian kroner 2 million to Anlov Mathiesen (chief Editor of =Oslo), saying that Mathiesen's work contributes to "increased self-respect for the vendors of the street magazines."