Who is Andrew Currie?
He was born in December 1955. He is married to Dawn Charmaine Currie. We are not sure if they have children.
He studied natural sciences at Cambridge University. He started his career at BP Chemicals. In 1994 he started working at the Ineos Group. In 1999 he became Director and Shareholder.
In 1998 Jim Ratcliffe formed Ineos. He acquired unwanted operations from companies as BP and Imperial Chemical Industries. ICI is now part of Akzo Nobel. He used high yield debt to finance the deals.
Ratcliffe’s biggest acquisition was the GBP 5 billion purchase of BP’s Innovene petrochemical operation. Which was giving him refineries in Scotland, Italy, Germany, France, Belgium, and Canada.
The INEOS Group is active with fracking and shale gas in the UK.
Nowadays Ineos has 15,000 employees. And realizes sales of US$ 40 billion with 60 manufacturing sites in 13 countries. In 2010 Ineos HQ moved to Switzerland, saving £100m a year in tax.
Andrew Currie Net Worth
Currie owns approx. 20 % of the INEOS shares. His net worth is $ 6 billion.