- February 1st, 2011
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Christos Niarchos is the Founder and Chairman of the Cobra Group of Companies, a company which has evolved from its humble beginnings to be the leader in the sales and marketing field. A man of great knowledge and talent, Chris established his direct sales business in Sydney, Australia when he was just 22 years old.
Spearheading a billion-dollar enterprise that is still continuing to build on a global scale, Chris is today considered one among the most successful entrepreneurs in the world. By setting the strategic direction that the company must follow in addition to taking key decisions, he makes sure that the objectives of the company are strictly adhered to.
A motivational leader with an inherent skill to invest in businesses and people, Chris Niarchos wealth is also that he is a storehouse of other talents. Chris Niarchos is the CRS Team Principal and races with Tim Mullen in the FIA GT Championship. If there is one thing that Chris Niarchos loves as much as the Cobra Group of Companies, it is racing. In fact he even has an impressive racing career record to his credit. In 2003, Chris won the 2nd Place, Championship Runner Up in Pirelli Maranello Ferrari Challenge, followed by a 4th and 2nd place in the British GT championships for the years 2004 and 2005 respectively. 2006 was a golden year for Chris and the titles he won during the year included the British GT Championship – 1st. British GT Champion; FIA GT Champion – 12th; 24 Hours of Le Mans and a 3rd in GT2 class. In 2007 he won the 13th place in the FIA GT Championship and in 2008 the FIA GT Championship he won with his own team: CR Scuderia.
Still going young and strong, Chris Niarchos continues to be a role model for many. www.chrisniarchos.net worth a look to find out more about the man.