Profile

Eric Watson

Businessman + House Physician
Male
Born 1976
Age 40

Eric Watson born 1959 in Christchurch, New Zealand is a global businessman, now resident in London. In 2011 the National Business Review listed Watson as the 30th richest New Zealander with a wealth of $NZ220 million.

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  • Probe Under Way In Shooting Of Black Homeowner By White South Carolina Deputy
    Yahoo News - May 08, 2015
  • The Note's Must Reads For Thursday, February 13, 2014
    ABC News - Feb 13, 2014
  • Cbo Finds Much Less Savings From Raising Medicare Age (Erik Wasson/The Hill)
    Memeorandum - Oct 25, 2013
  • Lew Calls On Congress To Replace Sequester (Erik Wasson/The Hill)
    Memeorandum - Oct 24, 2013

Timeline

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CHILDHOOD

1959 Birth Born in 1959.

THIRTIES

1992 33 Years Old 1 More Event
He left Xerox in 1992 to start Blue Star Group, a retail and distribution business. He held the position of founding chairman and largest shareholder and eventually grew the start-up to over US$90 million in revenues. In 1996, Blue Star Group was sold for US$68 million to Nasdaq-listed US Office Products, a diversified supplier of a broad range of office products and business services to corporate customers. … Read More

FORTIES

2000 41 Years Old Through Cullen Investments Watson bought a 75% stake in the New Zealand Warriors in 2000, which competes in the Australasian National Rugby League (NRL) and is New Zealand’s largest and highest-profile privately owned sporting franchise. … Read More

FIFTIES

2010 51 Years Old In 2010 Watson broke his back on a skiing holiday in Switzerland
2011 52 Years Old …  In 2011 the National Business Review listed Watson as the 30th richest New Zealander with a wealth of $NZ220 million. … Read More
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