|Residence||San Antonio, Texas|
|Education||University of Pennsylvania Wharton School
Harvard Business School
|Net worth||US$ 7.4 billion (March 2013)|
|Parents||Howard Edward Butt Sr.
Mary Elizabeth Holdsworth
Charles Clarence Butt (born February 3, 1938) is an American grocer who took over his family's San Antonio-based H-E-B supermarket chain in 1971. The privately held company now has more than 300 stores and $17 billion in sales, according to Forbes magazine.
Butt graduated from University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School with a Bachelor of Arts / Science, where he also joined the Sigma Chi Fraternity. He earned a Master of Business Administration from Harvard Business School. He became president of the H.E. Butt Grocery Company in 1971.
- Forbes: The World's Billionaires - Charles Butt March 2013
- "H-E-B Official Website - History" HEB.com. Retrieved on 2010-04-23.
- "Charles Butt to receive honor from Mexican government". San Antonio Business Journal. November 14, 2001. Retrieved 2006-12-17.
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