Chris Burch is the founder and CEO of the Burch Creative capital. He is from New York United States. He is a serial entrepreneur and active investor across several industries for more than forty years. In his business life, he has led to rising of multiple technologies such as the Faena Hotel, Jawbone, Voss water and +universe.
He is a member of the Continuum Group and Guggenheim capital. His success in entrepreneurship was when he invested $2000 for the Eagles Eye Apparel with his brother.
The business grew to $15 million, and they sold it the Swire group. He also invested in the Internet Capital Group, a well known IPO story on the internet.
Burch has a diverse investment portfolio. Some of his investment is in domestic and international real estate’s business such as the Nantucket, Palm Beach, Florida, and Southampton, New York developing the luxury homes. Check this related article on architecturaldigest.com.
Through partnerships like the one with architect Philippe Stark and hotelier Faena in Argentina, they have developed the Faena Hotel + Universe.
The Nihiwatu luxury resort on the Indonesian island of Sumba is one of the recently acquired properties which he had renovated. 2011 was the year was the year he opened the C. Wonder to provide apparel accessories and home décor and later sold it the Xcel brands. When Ellen Degeneres was opening her lifestyle brand, she partnered with Burch. He opened the Cocoon9, luxury prefab homes. Take a tour to his luxury resort in Indonesia, hop over to businessinsider.com.
He is on a mission to invest in lifestyle and consumer brands including the organic foods, technology industries, blink health, brads raw foods, Chubbies and others. For his views on business related matters, hit on entrepreneur.com.
He was a president of the Pierre Hotel Coop board and a member of the Rothmans Institute orthopedic foundation board. He had supported philanthropic initiatives such as the Mt Sinai Hospital research, the Henry settlement and the China Association of social work.
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He has been a true user of the American Express Co. cards from the year 1979. He has since switched most of his pending to the J.P Morgan Chase $ CO’s sapphire reserve card. Chris Burch was named in the Forbes list of wealthiest American the American Express Co faces a big challenged of regaining customers like Mr. Burch.
This is after Stephen Squeri was named the successor and chief executive of the AMEX. Mr. Chennault has decided to make the company less bank-like and focus on revenue made from fees merchants pay when customers use the AMEX cards. On account of this, Mr. Burch sent an email to express his disappointment at this.
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