Net Worth: $2.2 Billion
- Birth Place Dundalk, Co. Louth, Ireland
- Nationality Irish
- Date of Birth August 3, 1944
- Ethnicity Irish
- Occupation Entrepreneur
- Education University College Dublin,
About Pearse Lyons
Pearse Lyons is an Irish businessman which has an estimated net worth of $2.2 billion.
Pearse Lyons began his career when he worked for Irish Distillers. Then, he transferred to Kentucky in 1976.
He founded a company, Alltech in 1980 wherein his initial investment of $10,000, he used his expertise in fermentation by helping the brewers at that time.
Alltech caters 85 countries and employed more than 3,000 people. With a vast innovation in the animal health industry, Lyons’ creative marketing strategy makes it the fastest growing company.
In 2011, Alltech opened their algae facility in Winchester, Kentucky. After a year, they received an award as one of the top 10 Best Companies Supporting the Arts in America by the Americans for the Arts.
Pearse Lyons was born on August 3, 1944 in Dundalk, County Louth, Ireland. He took up biochemistry at University College Dublin. He took a doctorate in brewing at British School of Malting and Brewing in Birmingham. Lyons married to Deidre and has two children.