Jack Cowin was bornon 1943 in Sydney, Australia, Australia. Jack Cowin is #1319 in List Billionaires People In The World. Canadian-born fast-food mogul Jack Cowin built his fortune on burgers, fried chicken and pizza. He's the founder and executive chairman of Sydney-based Competitive Foods Australia, which operates Burger King's Australian franchise as Hungry Jack's. It boasts 400 stores and a food-processing division. He's also the top shareholder of Domino's Pizza Enterprises, the listed Australian franchisee of the U.S. parent company. Cowin started with one KFC outlet in Perth, after emigrating in 1969.
Despite this, in 2017, he has been noted for his miserliness with regards to weekend worker penalty rates within Australia, regarding them as a "thing of the past"
He is also a director of the Sydney Olympic Park Authority, a director of Chandler McLeod Recruitment company and recently July 2012 joined the board of directors of Fairfax Media
Cowin was listed on the Australian BRW Rich 200 list at number 70 in 2008, and 79 in 2009, and had an estimated net worth of A$486m and an estimated value of A$538m in 2010
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He bought the right to open ten KFC franchises in Western Australia, raised $10,000 from each of thirty people to launch the business in December 1969, having moved with his wife and young child
Born in Windsor, Ontario, Canada in 1943, his father had been posted to Australia briefly by Ford and later encouraged his son to consider emigrating there