Meg Whitman is an American business executive and former political candidate.
She is a board member of Procter & Gamble and General Motors & was an executive in The Walt Disney Company, where she was vice president of Strategic Planning throughout the 1980s.
|Real Name||Margaret Cushing Whitman|
|Birth Place||Huntington, New York, U.S.|
|Date of Birth||4th August 1956|
|Source of Income||Business executive and former political candidate.|
|Age||66 years. (As of 2022).|
|Father’s name||Hendricks Hallett Whitman, Jr.|
|Mother’s name||Margaret Cushing|
|Residence||She has lived in Atherton, California.|
|School||She studied at Cold Spring Harbor High School in Cold Spring Harbor, New York.|
Harvard Business School
|Education||She graduated with an A.B. in economics with honours from Princeton University in 1977.|
She then completed her M.B.A. from Harvard Business School in 1979.
|Height||6 feet 1 inches /185 Cm.|
|Weight||78 Kg /171.96 Lbs.|
|Husband||Griffith Harsh IV.|
|Children||The couple has two sons.|
|Monthly Income||$ 20,71,41,041.54 ( INR 15,44,72,43,055.75).|
|Yearly Income||$ 2,48,56,92,498.43 (INR 1,85,36,69,16,669.00)|
|Twitter / Whitman|
|Net Worth||$ 4.7 billion (Rs 3,50,49.52 Cr).|
( As per Forbes Real-Time Data).
|Last Updated||January 2022.|
She was born on the 4th of August 1956, in New York. Her parents Margaret Cushing and Hendricks Hallett Whitman, Jr. Whitman is also the great-great-granddaughter of U.S. Senator Charles B. Farwell of Illinois.
She was an executive in The Walt Disney Company. In the 1990s, she was an executive for DreamWorks, Procter & Gamble, and Hasbro & was president and CEO of eBay from 1998 to 2008.
During her years with the company, she oversaw its expansion from 30 employees and $4 million ( INR 29.83 Cr) in annual revenue to more than 15,000 employees and $8 billion ( INR 5,96,69.28 Cr) in annual revenue. In 2014. She was named 20th in Forbes List of the 100 Most Powerful Women in the World.
In 2008, Whitman was selected by The New York Times as among the women most likely to become the first female president of the United States.
In 2010, Warren Buffett asked her to join the Giving Pledge in which billionaires would commit to donating half of their money to charity throughout their lifetime but she refused.
She ran for Governor of California in 2010 & has won the Republican primary. She spent the second-most of her money on the race than any other political candidate spent on a single election in American history.
As of 2022, her net worth is estimated to be roughly $ 4.7 billion (Rs 3,50,49.52 Cr).
In December 2021, she was nominated by President Joe Biden to serve as the United States Ambassador to Kenya.
Some best highlights of her career:
- She is a board member of Procter & Gamble and General Motors
- She was also the CEO of Quibi
- She was an executive in The Walt Disney Company
Whitman is an American business executive & is a former executive for companies like the Walt Disney Company, Hasbro, Proctor and Gamble, and Dreamworks, but made her fortune as eBay’s CEO and the president and CEO of Hewlett-Packard. She was also the Republican nominee for Governor of California in 2010.
” So we enable, not direct. We think of our customers as people, not wallets. And that has implications for how we run the company. We partner with our customers and let them take the company where they think it’s best utilized.”— Meg Whitman
” You know, in a workplace, when you shrink the size of a workforce, there is pain there. But there is no question: we have a government that we can no longer afford. That is the cold, hard fact. So we have to make this more efficient. We have to sunset programs that no longer work. We have to eliminate waste and fraud, and we must do this”— Meg Whitman
Q.What is Meg Whitman famous for?
Ans:- She is a board member of Procter & Gamble and General Motors.
Q. Name of Meg Whitman’s son?
Ans:- Her son’s name is Griffith Rutherford Harsh V & William Harsh.