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Jimmy Haslam

CEO, Pilot Flying J
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Net worth 2018: $3.43 Billion
Residence: Knoxville, Tennessee
Country: United States
BirthDay: 9 March 1954
Sigh: Aries
Children: 3
Education: Bachelor of Arts / Science, University of Tennessee Knoxville
BIOGRAPHY

Jimmy Haslam was bornon 9 March 1954 in Knoxville, Tennessee, United States, is CEO, Pilot Flying J. Jimmy Haslam is #676 in List Billionaires People In The World. Jimmy Haslam is the CEO of Pilot Flying J, a truck stop company founded in 1958 by his father who paid $6,000 for an existing gas station in Virginia. Jimmy joined the board in 1975 when he was 20 and a senior at the University of Tennessee, and the company's annual sales were about $50 million. Though Pilot admitted to defrauding its customers in a $92 million settlement with the DOJ in July 2014, its sales hit $19.6 billion in 2016. In 2012, he became the majority stakeholder of Cleveland Browns for roughly $990 million. His share is now worth more than $1.6 billion.

NET WORTH STATISTIC
2012

$1.2 Billion

2013

$1.45 Billion

2014

$1.8 Billion

2015

$2.8 Billion

2016

$3.6 Billion

2017

$3.6 Billion

2018

$3.43 Billion

TIMELINE
2015

In 2015, the Haslam family acquired all of CVC Capital Partners’ shares in the company

2014

In 2014, Pilot Logistics Services merged with Thomas Petroleum to form Pilot Thomas Logistics

2013

In 2013, the University of Tennessee recognized Haslam with the Distinguished Alumnus Award

2012

Since officially taking over the Browns seven games into the 2012 season, Haslam has a 19-70 record as team owner, including an 0-16 record in 2017

2011

The Browns were valued at $977 million in 2011 by Forbes magazine, 20th in the NFL

2010

In 2010, Pilot Travel Centers LLC joined with Flying J Inc

2008

Haslam bought a minority interest in the Pittsburgh Steelers in 2008

2007

Haslam was inducted into the Junior Achievement of East Tennessee Business Hall of Fame in 2007, and in 2010, he was named a recipient of the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year award for the Southeast region

2006

In 2006, he served as Tennessee statewide campaign chair for the United States Senator Bob Corker and in 2012, he served as Statewide Finance Chairman for Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam, his brother

2001

Pilot Corporation attained yet another milestone in 2001 when it joined with Marathon Ashland Petroleum LLC to form Pilot Travel Centers LLC

1981

Pilot opened its first travel center in 1981, and by 1996 – the same year Haslam was named president and chief executive officer – the company operated 96 travel centers and 50 convenience stores and its total gallon sales had reached 1

1980

In 1980, Haslam was named vice president of sales, development and operations

1976

Haslam began his career at Pilot Corporation in 1976

1958

His father, fellow businessman Jim Haslam, founded the Pilot Corporation in 1958 as the Pilot Oil Corporation

1954

James "Jimmy" Arthur Haslam III (born March 9, 1954) is the CEO of the Pilot Flying J truck stop chain and along with wife, Dee, is owner of the Cleveland Browns of the National Football League

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