Hortensia Herrero

About Hortensia Herrero

Birth Day: May 20, 1950
Birth Place: Valencia, Spain, Spain
Residence: Valencia, Spain
Occupation: Vice-president, Mercadona
Known for: Major shareholder of Mercadona
Spouse(s): Juan Roig
Children: 4

Hortensia Herrero

Hortensia Herrero was born on May 20, 1950 in Valencia, Spain, Spain. Hortensia Herrero owns 28% of Mercadona, the recession-defying Spanish supermarket chain that she helped build with her billionaire husband Juan Roig and his siblings. Herrero, who serves as vice president, was part of the original group that bought the company from Roig's father back in 1981, when it was a chain of just eight small stores. She met Roig at the University of Valencia, where both studied economics. Today Mercadona does $22.6 billion in revenue and has 1,614 locations across Spain, employing 76,000 people. Herrero has poured $8.6 million into restoring historic Valencia, Spain, the Mediterranean city where she and Roig met and still live today.
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Occupation Fashion & Retail
Age 73 years old
Zodiac Sign Gemini
Born May 20, 1950 (Valencia, Spain, Spain)
Birthday May 20
Town/City Valencia, Spain, Spain
Nationality Spain

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She was born in Valencia on 20 May 1950, and has a degree in Economics from the University of Valencia.


Since 1990, Herrero has, along with her husband, 80% of the shares of Mercadona, and is a vice-president of the company.


In 2014, Hortensia Herrero was nominated ‘favourite daughter’ by the city of Valencia.


The Foundation also collaborates with different projects to support and promote culture, such as the alliance with the Faculty of Fine Arts and the Master’s Degree in Audiovisual and Multimedia Productions, and also supports the initiative ‘Open Valencia’, promoted by the Association of Contemporary Art Gallery of Valencia, etc.

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