Denmark’s billionaire and richest man Anders Holch Povlsen and his wife lost three of their four children in the recent Easter Sunday attacks in Sri Lanka, a spokesman confirmed.
The family were on holiday in Sri Lanka over the Easter holiday.
Anders Holch Povlsen is the CEO and sole owner of the international clothes retailer chain Bestseller, which includes brands like Vero Moda and Jack & Jones, and is the majority stakeholder in online retailer Asos while also holding a big stake in Zalando.
“Unfortunately, we can confirm the reports,” a Bestseller spokesman said in an email. “We ask you to respect the privacy of the family and we therefore have no further comments.”
Sri Lanka had been struck by 8 bomb blasts at churches , hotels and a housing complex on on easter sunday 21 Apr 2019.