Galen vs Gerry Harvey

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Physician
Net worth 2018
$1.53 Billion
Surgeons
Industry
Fashion and Retail
Pergamon
Residence
Sydney, Australia
Greek
Country
Australia
BirthDay
18/09/1939
200
Died On
Children
4
NET WORTH STATISTIC
TIMELINE
2016

In 2016, Harvey expressed contempt for what he saw as political uncertainty since John Howard left office, and said the only solution is "to have a dictator like in China"

2014

In 2014, the Business Review Weekly assessed Harvey's net worth at A$1

2013

55 billion; an increase of A$9 million on the 2013 BRW Rich 200 list

2011

In January 2011 Harvey was embroiled in a widely condemned campaign backed by a number of bricks and mortar Australian retailers to scrap tax rules that allow Australians to shop on overseas websites without paying GST

2008

In an interview in 2008 he described giving charity to the homeless as "a waste", and said that it was "helping a whole heap of no-hopers to survive for no good reason"

1988

He remarried to Katie Page in 1988; they have two children

1979

The chain, which was called Norman Ross, expanded to forty-two stores with annual sales of A$240 million by 1979

1961

They partnered to open their first store in Sydney in 1961

1939

Gerry Harvey (born 18 September 1939 in Springwood, New South Wales) is an Australian entrepreneur best known for being the executive chairman of Harvey Norman Holdings, a company which runs Australian retail chain Harvey Norman