Source of Wealth:Supermarkets
Full Name:Douglas Meijer
Date of Birth:1955
Occupation:Co-Chairman and Director of Meijer, Inc.
Education:University of Michigan
About Douglas Meijer
Doug Meijer is an industrial and commercial leader who has an estimated net worth of $2.5 billion, but shares a combined net worth of $5 billion with his brother Hank. He currently serves as the Co-Chairman of the Board of Meijer, Inc., a hypermarket chain based in Grand Rapids, Michigan. It started as a retailing business from a super center store to a chain of more than 170 super center stores today.
Born Douglas Meijer in 1955, he is the second son of Fredrik Meijer and the grandson of Hendrik Meijer, the founder of the super center retailing chain in 1934. He attended the University of Michigan where he earned his bachelor of science degree. He went to work in the family business right after graduation and has serves in various management positions.
In 2003, Doug and his brother, Hank, were appointed as Co-Chairmen of the Meijer firm. Currently, he is also the current director of the company.
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