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Virgin Group
Private (Limited liability)
Founded 1970 (Incorporation: 1989)
Headquarters
England The School House, 50 Brook Lane, Hammersmith and Fulham, London
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Key people
Richard Branson, Chairman
Stephen Murphy, CEO
Susannah Parden, CFO
Products Beverages
Airlines
Trains
Games
Financial services
Films
Internet
Cable TV
Music
Radio
Books
Cosmetics
Jewellery
Houseware
Retail
Mobile phones
Revenue US$20 billion Increase (2006)
Number of employees
35,000

Virgin Group Ltd is a branded venture capital organization founded by British business tycoon Sir Richard Branson. 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.


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