Thomas Bata's House
By Xeba73 @ 2013-01-22 05:58:13
Thomas George Bata is the head of the Bata Shoes company, which has a retail presence in over 70 countries and production facilities in 27 countries.
Today, it's headquartered in Switzerland, but it traditionally has a strong connection to Canada.
Swiss "Bilanz" magazine estimates the family's net worth at $3.8 billion.