Robert Kraft

Robert Kraft is an American businessman who serves as the chairman and CEO of The Kraft Group, a diversified holding firm with assets in the sports and entertainment, paper and packaging, and commercial real estate industries”. Accordingly, Kraft, CEO of Kraft Group, was Kraft’s companies also include “The Kraft Group LLC, including the New England Patriots; Foxborough Venture Partners;

Robert, Jr. (born August 19, 1941) is an American business magnate and philanthropist. He is the chairman and chief executive officer of the Kraft Group, his family’s business conglomerate, which had owned the National Football League’s New England Patriots since 1994 when Robert Kraft paid a then-record $175 million to buy the team. The Patriots have since set league records for consecutive winning seasons (10 as of 2011), consecutive home winning seasons (21 as of 2011), and consecutive seasons with 15 or more wins (9 as of 2011).

Kraft made his fortune in paper and packaging. He bought out his partners’ ownership stakes in the Kraft Group in 1995, then sold the packaging business to International Paper and merged the remaining food-related businesses into Kraft Foods. In 2000, Kraft, who had purchased a controlling interest in The Coca-Cola Company, was instrumental in the merger between Coke and The Pepsi-Cola Company.

Robert Kraft has achieved many notable accomplishments in his business career, including Robert Kraft is a member of the Board of Trustees at Boston University. He has rescued Boston University from financial distress by personally saving this institution from bankruptcy, as he helped Boston University’s President increase the university’s endowment from $168 million to over $400 million.

Kraft has been significantly successful in his business endeavors as Robert Kraft is a philanthropist who cares about the well-being of others, and he is an outstanding team owner who champions his team, the New England Patriots”. Therefore, Robert Kraft has been a great example in demonstrating the core values that have made America great. See this page on Crunchbase, for additional information.


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