Charles Butt

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Charles Butt
Born(1938-02-03) February 3, 1938 (age 76)
ResidenceSan Antonio, Texas
NationalityUnited States
EducationUniversity of Pennsylvania Wharton School
Harvard Business School
OccupationGrocer
EmployerH-E-B
Net worthIncrease US$ 10.1 billion (March 2014)[1]
TitleChairman and CEO
Spouse(s)Single
ChildrenNone
ParentsHoward Edward Butt Sr.
Mary Elizabeth Holdsworth
 
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Charles Butt
Born(1938-02-03) February 3, 1938 (age 76)
ResidenceSan Antonio, Texas
NationalityUnited States
EducationUniversity of Pennsylvania Wharton School
Harvard Business School
OccupationGrocer
EmployerH-E-B
Net worthIncrease US$ 10.1 billion (March 2014)[1]
TitleChairman and CEO
Spouse(s)Single
ChildrenNone
ParentsHoward Edward Butt Sr.
Mary Elizabeth Holdsworth

Charles Clarence Butt (born February 3, 1938) is an American grocer who took over his family's San Antonio-based H-E-B supermarket chain in 1971. The privately held company now has more than 300 stores and $17 billion in sales, according to Forbes magazine.

Biography[edit]

Butt graduated from University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School with a Bachelor of Arts / Science, where he also joined the Sigma Chi Fraternity. He earned a Master of Business Administration from Harvard Business School. He became president of the H.E. Butt Grocery Company in 1971.[2]

On November 14, 2001, the Mexican government awarded Butt the Aguila Azteca medal for his philanthropic involvement and business dealings in Mexico.[3]

Awards & Recognition[edit]

In 2012, ExecReps ranked Charles Butt as the #5 CEO on ExecRank's Top Chief Executive List. [4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Forbes: The World's Billionaires - Charles Butt March 2014
  2. ^ "H-E-B Official Website - History" HEB.com. Retrieved on 2010-04-23.
  3. ^ "Charles Butt to receive honor from Mexican government". San Antonio Business Journal. November 14, 2001. Retrieved 2006-12-17. 
  4. ^ May, 2013 ExecRank Top CEOs http://execrank.com/2013/04/top-private-ceos/