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Portrait de Richard Cousins
Age : 58
Public asset : 21,755,529 USD
Country of residence : Unknown
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Summary 
Mr. Richard J. Cousins is on the Board of Directors at Compass Group Plc and Hospitality Holdings Ltd. Mr. Cousins was previously employed as Senior Independent Non-Executive Director by Tesco Plc, Independent Non-Executive Director by Reckitt Benckiser Group Plc, Non-Executive Director by HBOS Plc, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer by BPB Plc, Senior Director by BDA Creative Ltd., and Non-Executive Director by P&O Princess Cruises Plc.

He also served on the board at Seiyo Food-Compass Group, Inc.

He received his undergraduate degree from The University of Sheffield and a graduate degree from the University of Lancaster.


Holdings of Richard Cousins 
NameEquities%Valuation
Compass Group plc (CPG)
Restaurants & Bars
1,063,0650.067%21,705,395 USD
Tesco (TSCO)
Food Retail & Distribution
17,3570.0002%50,133 USD


Biography of Richard Cousins 
Richard John Cousins (born 29 March 1959) is the chief executive officer of the world's largest foodservice company, the Compass Group, based in Chertsey, Surrey.

Early life
He was born in Leeds, and grew up in Bracknell.

He did a BSc degree at the University of Sheffield in 1980. At Lancaster University Management School, he gained an MSc in Operational Research.

Career
He began in the group operational research depart of Cadbury-Schweppes in 1981, being involved in market research and investment projects. In 1984 he joined BTR Industries, again in operational research. He became corporate planning manager for Newey and Eyre (now part of Hagemeyer UK), one of its subsidiaries and an electrical components firm. In 1990 he moved to BPB plc, the British firm which is the world's largest manufacturer of plasterboard and now owned by the French company Saint-Gobain, working in planning. From 1996-8, he was managing director of its Abertay Paper Sacks company at Bucksburn in Aberdeen. He became a group financial controller and president of the Canadian section of the business in 1998 before becoming chief executive in 2000. Under his leadership, he took the company into the FTSE 100, which transformed its market capitalization from £1bn to around £4bn. He sold BPB to Saint-Gobain for £3.9bn in December 2005, after a hostile takeover.

He joined Compass in May 2006 as Group Chief Executive, taking over from Mike Bailey.

On 12 April 2011 he gave the Arena Savoy Lecture at London's Savoy Hotel.

Personal life
He married Caroline Thorpe in 1982. They have two sons (born May 1992 and October 1994) and live in the Chilterns. He enjoys watching cricket.



Source @ Wikipedia



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