Randy Lerner is owner and chairman of Aston Villa FC. On top of paying £62 million for the club in 2007, he has invested heavily in equity and loans and has underwritten the club’s losses. He graduated from Columbia Law School and is a member of the New York and District of Columbia Bar Association. He worked as a lawyer in New York before entering the business world. He made about around £620 million from the sale of American football team Cleveland Browns to Jimmy Haslam in 2012.
If the coalition government is looking to the private sector to take up the employment slack of public sector cuts, then the Birmingham Post Rich List is probably a good barometer for predicting how successful that aspiration will be.
The Birmingham Post, Floor 6, Fort Dunlop, Fort Parkway, Birmingham, Huddersfield, B24 9FF
Birmingham Post.co.uk provides users with news, interviews, credible business information, expert in-depth analysis, the latest on executive property, career opportunities and reviews on the region’s culture.
birminghampost.co.uk is ideal for reaching affluent consumers - 83% of users are in ABC1 groups.
birminghampost.co.uk encourages user interaction through business leader opinion from each major industry and email newsletters.
The site also features picture galleries including the popular ‘Post People’
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