February 28, 2024

Billionaire dies on his birthday after accident at racetrack | News

Jim Crown at an event in New York – Photo: Getty Images

Jim Crowna billionaire investor who served on the board of directors of the financial giant c. B. Morgan ChaseHe died on Sunday (25) after his car crashed into a barrier on the track at Aspen Motorsports Park, a motoring country club in Colorado, United States. On the same date, Crown celebrated his 70th birthday.

“We send our deepest condolences to Jim’s family and loved ones during these incredibly difficult times,” Jamie Dimon, CEO of JPMorgan Chase, said in a statement. “Our thoughts are also with everyone who knew and loved Jim as much as I do. He has been an integral part of JPMorgan.” Chase and our lives.”

The state patrol received the call at 2:45 pm local time, according to the newspaper. Colorado Sun. The authorities have not yet officially announced the cause of death. According to Forbes, the Crown family has an estate valued at Rs $10.2 billion.

Jim Crown is the grandson of industrialist Henry Crown, and was appointed in 2014 to the Security Council of US President Barack Obama. In addition to serving on the board of directors of JPMorgan, he was a director of the defense group General Dynamics Corp. and president of the NGO The Aspen Institute.