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Henry Engelhardt

Chief Executive Officer, Admiral Group plc
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Net worth 2018: $1.21 Billion
Residence: Cardiff, United Kingdom
Country: United States
BirthDay: 17 January 1958
Sigh: Aquarius
Children: 4
Education: Bachelor of Arts / Science, University of Michigan; Master of Business Administration, INSEAD
BIOGRAPHY

Henry Engelhardt was bornon 17 January 1958 in Cardiff, United Kingdom, United States, is Chief Executive Officer, Admiral Group plc. Henry Engelhardt is #1810 in List Billionaires People In The World. The son of a Chicago meat-packer, Henry Engelhardt aspired to be a journalist before turning to entrepreneurship. He started insurance company Admiral Group in 1993. The Welsh company offers car and home insurance in the U. K. and was behind the country's first online insurance price comparison website. Based in Cardiff, U.K., Admiral also has operations in Spain, France, Italy, and the U.S. Its American brands include Elephant Auto Insurance and Comparenow.com. Admiral is known for its lighthearted, employee-friendly culture; its Ministry of Fun organizes events for all staff members, such as dress-up days, rock band contests and surfing trips. Engelhardt stepped down as CEO in May 2016, but said he will still be involved in the company in some capacity. He and his wife, Diane, started Moondance Foundation, and have donated 6.5 million Admiral shares in the last 4 years.

NET WORTH STATISTIC
2011

$1.1 Billion

2014

$1.1 Billion

2015

$1.1 Billion

2016

$1.1 Billion

2017

$1.1 Billion

2018

$1.21 Billion

TIMELINE
2016

He was credited as driving the company in to a position where it became one of Britain's most valuable companies and stepped down as chief executive in 2016 to make way for a younger management team to take the group forward

2012

In September 2012, the Engelhardt family owned more than 14% of Admiral Group

1999

In 1999, he led a management buy out of the business which has since become a constituent of the FTSE 100 Index

1958

Henry Engelhardt was born on January 17, 1958 in Chicago

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