According to Bloomberg the total amount may be about $355 million.
Stephane Bancel, CEO of the American pharmaceutical company Moderna, plans to direct most of his fortune to charity in the field of health and global food security. This was reported on Thursday by Bloomberg.
“Stephane Bancel said that over the next year he intends to exercise options on his shares and direct the proceeds to charity. The total amount may amount to about $ 355 million,” the agency said, stressing that the entrepreneur is also concerned about the problem of climate change.
“We promised the children that we would make sure that they received a good education. They will also get our family home. But we plan to direct everything else to charity,” Bloomberg quotes the entrepreneur as saying.
According to the agency, the billionaire owns 5.4% of Moderna shares, the price of which reached a record $ 500 in August, after which there was a sharp decline. Forbes magazine estimates Bancel’s fortune at $4.5 billion.