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John Mars is an esteemed businessman of America who inherited his family business Mars, the world’s largest candy making firm, together with his two other siblings.
|Date of Birth||15 October 1935|
|Source of Wealth||Candy|
|Education||Bachelor degree, Yale University; Diploma, The Hotchkiss School|
John Mars had served the US Army for 2 years, from 1956-58, after completing his graduation from Yale and after that he joined his family business taking up his first assignment in Australia to initiate a pet food company.
John Mars with his reckless effort and hard-work has been able to administer the pet food operations of his Australian firm across the world in addition to making his family business come to the first position worldwide.
The business of the Mars family was in stake which got its reputation back in 1991 with the brilliant decision-making capability and entrepreneurial skill of John Mars who has been coined as the main brain of Mars.
John Mars received an honorary knighthood at Windsor Castle in March 2015 from the Queen Elizabeth II.
John Mars, the co-owner of most famous candy maker includes Twix, Skittles, Milky Way, M&M’s, 3 Musketeers and Snickers.
John Mars launched consumer and pet food brands, Uncle Ben’s Rice and Whiskas under the Mars umbrella.
John Mars holds a high-end property at Jackson, Wyoming, the United States.
John Mars is recognized for expanding his firm and increase its productions. John acquired the businesses that had spread abroad, outside of the USA, making him the sole owner of these assets.
John Mars’ company also makes Uncle Ben’s rice and pet food brands, like Pedigree and Whiskas.
John Mars and his wife, Adrienne, are noted supporters of the Fred W. Smith National Library for the Study of George Washington at Mount Vernon.
John Mars’ firm is bigger than such corporate giants as McDonald’s and Kellogg, and four times the size of its arch-rival, Hershey Foods.
John Mars, though a billionaire is a man quite down to earth, always dressed in simple clothes, prefers walking and runs his firm confirming simple policies and rules.
John Mars is a renowned supporter of Fred W. Smith National Library for the Study of George Washington.