Philip Green Biography
(British Businessman and Chairman of the Retail Company the ‘Arcadia Group’)
Birthday: March 15, 1952 (Pisces)
Born In: Surrey, England, United Kingdom
Philip Nigel Ross Green is a British businessman who is best known as the chairman of Arcadia Group, a retail multinational company headquartered in London. This group owns high-end brands, such as Evans, Dorothy Perkins, Topshop/Topman, Wallis, Miss Selfridge, Burton and Outfit. His contribution to the retail industry has earned him knighthood from the Queen of the United Kingdom. A pioneer in the retail industry, he was one among the richest men in Britain in 2013 with a net worth of USD 6.6 million. However, in the next few years the revenue earned by his businesses slumped. Despite the business debacles, he still remains one of the most important retail businessmen in the United Kingdom. During his career, he has been involved in several controversies. He was held responsible for the closure of the BHS group and has been accused of tax evasion, sexual harassment, and ignoring workers’ rights.