Anton Kathrein Jr

About Anton Kathrein Jr

Birth Year: 1983
Birth Place: Rosenheim, Germany, Germany
Known for: owner and CEO of Kathrein
Spouse(s): married
Children: 2
Parent(s): Anton Kathrein Sr.
Relatives: Anton Kathrein (grandfather)

Anton Kathrein Jr

Anton Kathrein Jr was born on 1983 in Rosenheim, Germany, Germany. A pioneer in automotive antennas in the 20th century, Kathrein-Werke -- Anton Kathrein, Jr. is the third generation to lead the company -- has become a key player in mobile communications as service providers have expanded their networks to accommodate rapid growth in data traffic and users. With revenue of more than $1.6 billion in 2014, it makes the cables, antennas and receivers that allow cell phone signals to bounce across the world. The company -- which also manufactures radio and TV broadcast antennas, satellite and terrestrial reception systems and equipment for high-speed multimedia transmission by cable TV operators -- was founded by Kathrein's grandfather in a cellar in Rosenheim, Germany, shortly after World War I. His father ran the company from 1972 until his unexpected death in 2012, which forced a young Anton, who was only 28 years old at the time, to take the lead. Today, Kathrein employs almost 9,000 people.
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Kathrein was born in Germany, the son of Anton Kathrein Sr., and grandson of Anton Kathrein who founded the company in 1919.


Kathrein took charge of the company in 2012 following his father's death.


As of November 2015, Forbes estimated his net worth at US$1.51 billion.

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