Elizabeth Gaines and her husband Kevin Manuel are living a blissful married life in Australia. What is her net worth?
Gaines is an Australian businessperson and entrepreneur who served as the CEO of Fortescue Metals Group. She took over the position in 2018, making her the company’s first female CEO.
Elizabeth is standing down from her position at FMG, as the company is going to reinvent itself with green energy and a vertically integrated resources group. A global search for the new CEO is underway.
Who Is Elizabeth Gaines Husband Kevin Manuel?
Elizabeth Gaines’ husband Kevin Manuel has always supported her career.
Elizabeth’s husband was offered a job in Europe that was too good to refuse. She gave up her first Chief Executive role at Heytesbury and the family then moved to London.
Gaines has always supported her husband in her career and ceased to be the CEO to support her husband’s transfer to London.
Kevin’s career in London was supposed to be for two years, but it lasted for eight years, reports AFR.
[CHART Fortescue Metals Group $FMG slips , down 2% on news CEO Elizabeth Gaines to step down as $FMG CEO, but remain as a non executive director. Iress pic.twitter.com/DWpXOOPrAy
— CommSec (@CommSec) December 9, 2021
Kevin and Elizabeth are still happily married. Their relationship has been a journey of rotating priorities. The family moved back to Australia when the right call came for Gaines’s career.
While still the CFO of Helloworld, she joined the boards of Fortescue. She served as the CFO and Executive Director for Fortescue from 2013 to 2018 She succeeded Nev Power and became the company’s CEO in February 2018.
What Is Elizabeth Gaines Net Worth At The Time Of Resignation?
Elizabeth Gaines’s net worth is hefty as she earned a salary of $6,113,520, reports Wallmine.
Elizabeth graduated from Perth Modern School. She went to Curtin University and graduated with a B.Com, degree in Accounting and Law.She earned her Master’s in Applied Finance from Macquarie University.
Gaines has worked in several big companies including, Stella Group and Entertainments Rights, where she was the CFO. From 1997 to 2005, she worked for Heytesbury Pty. Ltd, as their CEO.
BREAKING: Fortescue chief Elizabeth Gaines has announced she is stepping down from her role at the mining giant. https://t.co/Gs7RHkGs33
— The Australian (@australian) December 9, 2021
She joined Helloworld in 2008, and served as the CFO, and then later the CEO in April 2014.
Elizabeth Gaines Family And Children Details Revealed
Gaines was born and raised in remote Kimberley, Western Australia. She spent most of her childhood living among the Aboriginal population of Halls Creek, the northeast corner of Western Australia. She also lived in the outskirts of Perth Hills.
Elizabeth’s parents are Pat and Brian Gaines. Her father, Brian was a local headmaster, who moved his young family to Western Australia in the 1960s, reports ABC.
Growing up, Elizabeth was sporty, outgoing, and musically gifted. She was the only non-Aboriginal child in her class.
The details about Gaines’s children and family are currently private.