Ineos chiefs make billionaires list
The three leading executives of chemicals giant Ineos are among nearly 140 UK billionaires listed in the Sunday Times annual Rich List.
Company founder Jim Ratcliffe (pictured) is ranked 18th, with a fortune estimated at £5.75 billion – rising 12 places since last year.
Directors John Reece and Andy Currie also join the billionaire category for the first time and are ranked joint 57th on the list.
Created nearly 20 years ago, Ineos is now a global force in the chemicals sector with a turnover estimated at $40 billion, employing 17,000 people at nearly 70 sites across the world.