Virgin Group

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Virgin Group
TypePrivate (Limited liability)
When it was created1970 (Incorporation: 1989)
HeadquartersEngland The School House, 50 Brook Lane, Hammersmith and Fulham, London, England
Key peopleRichard Branson, Chairman
Stephen Murphy, CEO
Susannah Parden, CFO
Things madeBeverages
Airlines
Trains
Games
Financial services
Films
Internet
Cable TV
Music
Radio
Books
Cosmetics
Jewellery
Houseware
Retail
Mobile phones
Money earnedUS$20 billion Increase (2006)[1]
Employees35,000
Websitewww.virgin.com

Virgin Group Ltd is a branded venture capital organization founded by British business tycoon Sir Richard Branson.[2] The core business areas are travel, entertainment and lifestyle, among others. Virgin Group's date of incorporation is listed as 1989 by Companies House, who class it as a holding company; however Virgin's business and trading activities date to 1970. The net worth of Virgin Group LTD as of September 2008 is £5,010,000,000.

References[change | change source]

  1. Virgin.com - What We're About
  2. "Virgin Group Ltd.: Private Company Information". BusinessWeek. Retrieved 2008-12-24.