Charlene de Carvalho-Heineken

Charlene de Carvalho-Heineken is a Dutch-English billionaire businesswoman, and the owner of a 25% controlling interest in the world’s second-largest brewer, Heineken International.

  • Charlene de Carvalho-Heineken is one of the richest women in the world, thanks to her 23% controlling stake in beer giant Heineken.
  • Now an executive director, she inherited the Heineken stake in 2002 from her late father, longtime CEO Freddy Heineken.
  • Her husband Michel, an investment banker, is on Heineken‘s supervisory board.