Tag Archives: Business Sense

Mary Kay Ash (1918 – 2001)

Born    :May 12, 1918 in Hot Wells, Harris County, Texas, USA Died    : November 22, 2001 in Dallas, Texas, USA Occupation      : Founder of Mary Kay Children          : Richard Rogers, Marilyn Rogers, and Ben Rogers “You

Soichiro Honda (1906 – 1991)

Born    : November 17, 1906 in Hamamatsu, Japan Died    : August 5, 1991 (aged 84) in Japan Occupation      :  Founder, Honda Motor Company Limited Throughout his life, Soichiro Honda never forgot the day when he ran hopelessly after the

Richard Schulze – Founder of BEST BUY

Richard Schulze has devoted more than half of his life to the consumer electronics industry, awl he was the recipient of the 1999 National Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award. His wide – ranging career encompasses technical experience,

Stelios Haji-Loannou (Pioneer of Low-Cost Air Travel)

Born    : 14 February 1967 in Athens, Greece Alma Mater     : London School of Economics Occupation      : Entrepreneur Net Worth       : GBP £1.29 billion Stelios is the man who introduced low-cost flying in Britain, and today he is a big guy

Tony Fernandes – “Now Everyone Can Fly”

Born    : 30th April 1964 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Occupation      : Group Chief Executive Officer / Director of AirAsia Berhad Net worth        : US$230 million. Though budget airline phenomenon has been around for two decades in the US and

Henry Ford (1863 – 1947)

Born    : July 30, 1863 in Greenfield Township, Dearborn, Michigan, U.S. Died     : April 7, 1947 (aged 83) in Fair Lane, Dearborn, Michigan, U.S. Occupation      : Business, Engineering Net Worth       : above $188.1 billion, according to Wealthy historical figures 2008,

Akio Morita (1921 – 1999)

If a country that was ravaged by the evil of war and bombs, bounced back to become the No.2 economy in the world, the credit must go to Japanese people like Akio Morita, the man who made the name “Sony”

Walter Elias Disney / Walt Disney (1901 – 1966)

Born    : December 5, 1901 in Chicago, Illinois, U.S. Died    : December 15, 1966 (aged 65) in Burbank, California, U.S. Occupation      : Film producer, Co-founder of The Walt Disney Company, formerly known as Walt Disney Productions Spouse(s)         : Lillian

William Wrigley, Jr. (1861 – 1932)

Born    : September 30, 1861 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States Died    : January 26, 1932 (aged 70) in Phoenix, Arizona, United States Occupation      : Confectionery Magnate Spouse(s)         : Ada Children          : Dorothy, Philip Knight Wrigley Parents           

China Market Review

According to the announcement of China Finance Minister (till July 31, 2009), had the duty to society to guarantee the transfer to be listed stock the state-owned shareholder name list as well as the transfer fold of yarn public announcement

HSBC Semi-Annual Report

The Hong Kong and Shanghai Bank (HSBC) issues semi-annual report (year 2009) in the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. The report shows that demonstrated that HSBC the net profit drops 19.5% in the first half of the year, is 22,295,000,000 HK

Michael Lee-Chin

Born    : 1951 in (1951) Port Antonio, Jamaica Occupation      : Executive Chairman of AIC Limited, National Commercial Bank of Jamaica Net worth : Above US$1.0 billion (2009)   You can’t be an investor unless you think like a businessman. And

Richard Branson – Mr. Virgin

Born    : 18 July 1950 in Blackheath, London, United Kingdom Residence        :  London, England, UK Nationality      :  British Occupation      :  Chairman of Virgin Group Net worth        :  above$2.5 billion Spouse(s)         : Joan Templeman (1989–present), Kristen Tomassi (1972–1979), divorced