Dick DeVos is an entrepreneur who is involved in vast business enterprises globally. He is 60 years old and was born in Michigan where he resides currently. He has an expansive involvement in businesses and eh always aims at making the world sustainable. He is a married man with one wife and four children.
Dick DeVos recently appointed a new CEO to one of his business, the Stow Company Inc. the new CEO succeeded from Frank Newman who will serve on the board as an advisory member. Stow Company Inc. is a company that is merely focused on offering custom home storage services that allow individual to store easily and arrange their wares in an orderly manner. The company is part of The WindQuest Group and Grand Rapids-based holding group that is under Amway scion and Betsy DeVos, his wife.
Dick DeVos and his wife are in the business sector in most times, and politics is also not left aside. He began developing hi business skills working at his fathers’ business Amway Corporation in the year 1974. He held various positions in the company ranging from manufacturing, sales, finance, and marketing among others. He gained and provided vital skills in the management of the enterprises. He was active, and when he was appointed the vice president at the company after 10 years, he opened overseas markets in 18 countries, and the sales tripled in the markets.
In 1991, Dick DeVos became the CEO and president of National Basketball Association’s Orlando Magic, which was a franchise. He played a major role in the club, and he always made the tough decision to ensure that the club succeeded in whatever it was involved in. With his experience he left the club in a better position. Among other businesses he also owns part of WindQuest Group with his wife. The group is a combination of business such as The Stow Company, Neurocore, Boxed water and Reserve Wine and Foods and they have also invested in other firms. The group has stakeholders in investment in technology, manufacturing and other sectors too.
Dick DeVos is also set to enter into the alcohol business by purchasing a company by the name Coppercraft distillery in Holland. It is currently under review, but it has been earmarked as the best option in the industry. He is mostly involved in various businesses and he also gives back to the community through his foundation.