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Barnaby Swire
British businessman

Barnaby Swire

Barnaby Swire
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Intro British businessman
Is Businessperson Business executive
From United Kingdom England
Field Business
Gender male
Birth 1964
Age 58 years
Father: John Anthony Swire
Eton College
University College
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Barnaby Nicholas Swire (born January 1964) is a British billionaire businessman. He is the chairman of the Swire Group.

Early life

Barnaby Swire was born in January 1964. He was educated at Eton College. He is a son of the late Sir John Anthony Swire, chairman of the Swire Group between 1966 and 1987 and life president of John Swire & Sons Ltd. He studied history and modern languages at University College, Oxford, leaving in 1985.


Swire started his career at the family business, John Swire & Sons, in 1985. He worked for them in Hong Kong, Papua New Guinea and Japan. He transferred to London in 1994, where he continued to work for the Swire Group. He served on the board of directors of Lewmar Marine.

He has served as the chairman of the Swire Group since the end of 2014, when he replaced James Hughes-Hallett. He also serves as the chairman of two subsidiaries, The China Navigation Company and Swire Oilfield Services, and on the board of directors of Swire Pacific Offshore, Steamships Trading Company and John Swire & Son (Green Investments).

Following his father's death in November 2016, he is now a billionaire.

Personal life

He is married and has four children. They reside in Kent.

The contents of this page are sourced from Wikipedia article on 13 Jul 2020. The contents are available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license.
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