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Martha Ingram

Former Chairman, Ingram Industries
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Net worth 2018: $5.14 Billion
Industry: Media
Residence: Nashville, Tennessee
Country: United States
BirthDay: 20 August 1935
Sigh: Virgo
Children: 4
Education: Bachelor of Arts / Science, Vassar College
BIOGRAPHY

Martha Ingram was bornon 20 August 1935 in Nashville, Tennessee, United States, is Former Chairman, Ingram Industries. Martha Ingram is #407 in List Billionaires People In The World. Martha Ingram and her family own distribution and marine firm Ingram Industries. Ingram took over the business after her husband Bronson Ingram died in 1995. She spun off the computer distribution business into publicly-traded Ingram Micro in 1996; it was acquired by Chinese company HNA in December 2016. Martha stepped down as chairman in 2008. Her sons Orrin and John took over as CEO and chairman respectively. Ingram Marine operates 5,000 barges and more than 140 towboats on America's inland waterways.

NET WORTH STATISTIC
2009

$2 Billion

2010

$2.4 Billion

2011

$3 Billion

2012

$2.7 Billion

2013

$3.4 Billion

2014

$3.9 Billion

2015

$4.3 Billion

2016

$3.7 Billion

2017

$4.2 Billion

2018

$5.14 Billion

TIMELINE
2015

In 2015, Ingram donated to Democratic candidate Megan Barry's campaign to become the new Mayor of Nashville

2006

In 2006 she was honored by the Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee as the 2006 recipient of the 13th Annual Joe Kraft Humanitarian Award for her philanthropic efforts

2005

Ingram was a co-founder of the Schermerhorn Symphony Center which opened in 2005

2000

Ingram was honored by Business Week as the 50th most generous philanthropist for her donations between the years 2000 and 2004

1995

After her husband's death in 1995, she became Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer

1979

Ingram was appointed by her husband as Director of Public Affairs at Ingram Industries in 1979

1957

She graduated from Vassar College with a Bachelor of Arts in history in 1957

1941

She has ranked 412th on the Forbes list of richest people

1935

Martha Robinson Rivers Ingram (born August 20, 1935) is an American business executive and philanthropist

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