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Richard Harpin

Richard Harpin is chief executive of Walsall-based home maintenance company Homeserve, which he founded in 1993. Despite selling five per cent of his stake in the company in 2010, reaping a reported £66 million, Richard Harpin is still a significant shareholder with a stake worth around £127 million.

 

Birmingham Post Rich List 2017: see the 50 richest people in the Midlands

See who made the 2017 Rich List with eight new entries and an overall wealth that has increased by almost £8 billion

Richard Harpin

Rich List 2017: No.18 - Richard Harpin

HomeServe founder has seen his wealth increase by £70 million while his Rich List ranking remains the same

Richard Harpin

Birmingham Post Rich List 2016: No.18 - Richard Harpin

Richard Harpin's HomeServe reported a £20 million rise in revenue for the six months to September as it continued to build up its overseas business

Richard Harpin

Rich List 2015: No.18 - Richard Harpin

Richard Harpin remains chief executive at Homeserve and still commutes from his home in North Yorkshire, getting up at 5am to make sure he gets a swimming session in before starting work.

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