His humility feels completely genuine

He usually scolds the public. But this summer, multi-billionaire Bertil Hult, 75, took the chance to talk about his life journey – from helping class to successful entrepreneurs. And dyslexia, he and his friend have the king in common.

He usually scolds the public.
But this summer, multi-billionaire Bertil Hult, 75, took the chance to talk about his life journey – from helping class to successful entrepreneurs.
And dyslexia, he and his friend have the king in common.

He ended up in a reading and helping class, with his own fenced schoolyard. He became a running boy at the then Stockholm Enskilda Bank, the current SEB, where he, just as in the story, without first understanding it himself – was finally seen. The “dangerous boss” not only stitched together his trouser pockets so that he would realize that it was up to him to do something of his life. The same manager also forced him to go to England and work as a running boy there, learn the language and read on. That’s the way it is. As a 75-year-old Bertil Hult is still working. He is still suffering from his dyslexia – and he is passionate about all children with the same problems. Through his foundation, he supports schools’ work with dyslexia. The goal is that all children should be able to read when they leave primary school. He knows what it feels like not to be able to.