Dick DeVos Ventures into the Liquor Business

Dick DeVos is a very famous businessman based in Michigan. He was born and raised in Michigan. His father is the founder of Amway. Four years ago, the Forbes Magazine recognized him as one of the wealthiest individuals in the US.

When he was still very young, Dick DeVos started getting involved in his family business. Whenever he was not in class, he would spend his time in the family business welcoming guests or clearing plates during any special gatherings. His early involvement in the company gave him the courage to speak confidently in gatherings and conventions.

 

Dick DeVos joined the family business officially in 1974. At the Amway Corporations, he was given several positions in departments like development, marketing, finance, sales and research. After working for ten years, he was appointed to become the vice president in 1984. After this appointment, Dick was responsible for all the operations in eighteen countries. During his tenure as the vice president of Amway, Dick DeVos worked hard and opened many new markers around the globe. Thanks to his leadership, Amway managed to triple its global sales. For the first time in their history, the family business reported that they had exceeded the domestic sales. He held the position for six years before leaving the institution for other activities.

 

This year, Dick DeVos and his wife Betsy announced to the world that they will be venturing in to the liquor industry. One of their companies, known as Windquest Group has started its plans to acquire Coppercraft Distillery. At the moment, Windquest has been listed among the registered agents at the Holland Township company.

 

Although the resident does not always confirm the ownership of an institution, this position is allowed to receive mails or important documents on behalf of the company. According to the licensing department in Michigan, Windquest is allowed to receive all mails and documents on behalf of Coppercraft. In January this year, the LCC approved the operating license transfer, and this is the biggest step in the whole process.

Several years ago, Dick DeVos acquired the Orlando Magic Basketball Franchise. After the new ownership, Dick became the president and CEO of the team. The team experienced a lot of success under his leadership. After several years, he left the team to become the president of Amway. Dick got the top position from his father, Richard DeVos. The company expanded its operations and grew significantly when he became the president.

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