Synopsis by Sally Barber
Tycoons is a 13-part series chronicling the achievements of some of the most ambitious and driven entrepreneurs of the modern world. The biographies provide a personal look at the moguls at work and play, and interacting with their families and friends. The program Dr. Ivo Pitanguy presents the success story of this internationally known plastic surgeon. Inspired by his physician father, Pitanguy went into medicine and became the premier surgeon of the rich and famous. Despite his renown in private practice, the doctor applies his talent and skill to all who seek his help at the local hospital. Other programs in the series include Robert Mondavi, Phillip Knight, Richard Branson, Gordon Wu, Anita Roddick, Karl Lagerfeld, and more.