Henry Engelhardt was bornon January 17, 1958 in Cardiff, United Kingdom, United States, is Chief Executive Officer, Admiral Group plc. The son of a Chicago meat-packer, Henry Engelhardt aspired to be a journalist before turning to entrepreneurship. He started insurance company Admiral Group in 1993. The Welsh company offers car and home insurance in the U. K. and was behind the country's first online insurance price comparison website. Based in Cardiff, U.K., Admiral also has operations in Spain, France, Italy, and the U.S. Its American brands include Elephant Auto Insurance and Comparenow.com. Admiral is known for its lighthearted, employee-friendly culture; its Ministry of Fun organizes events for all staff members, such as dress-up days, rock band contests and surfing trips. Engelhardt stepped down as CEO in May 2016, but said he will still be involved in the company in some capacity. He and his wife, Diane, started Moondance Foundation, and have donated 6.5 million Admiral shares in the last 4 years.
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💰 Net worth: $1.15 Billion (Updated at 22 June 2018)
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Henry Engelhardt was born on January 17, 1958 in Chicago. He was educated at the University of Michigan, and has a joint degree in journalism and radio, television and film. He followed his French girlfriend (now wife) to Europe where he studied for an MBA at Insead.
In 1993, he launched Admiral Group. In 1999, he led a management buy out of the Business which has since become a constituent of the FTSE 100 Index.
In September 2012, the Engelhardt family owned more than 14% of Admiral Group.