Age: 72 Wealth Creator: Serum Institute of India Residence: Pune, India 2016 Hurun List Rank: #150 Global Rich List Net Worth: US $8.1bn Self-made Score: 4 In 25 words: The Chairman of Poonawalla Group, who purchased the Lincoln House, an iconic property on the Breach Candy area of South Mumbai for Rs 750 crore. In 500 words: Dr Cyrus S Poonawalla is the chairman of the privately owned Serum Institute of India which is India’s top biotech company and the world’s largest vacc
Age: 75 Wealth Creator: Thermax Residence: Mumbai, Maharashtra Hurun Ranking: #1965 Global Rich List Self-made Score: 3 1942 - Birth Year 1985 - Joined Thermax 1991 - Head of HR, Thermax 1996 - Chairman of Thermax 2004 - Retired from Thermax 2008 - Co-founded Teach for India 2010 - Awarded Padma Shri 2012 - Nominated to Rajya Sabha 25 words: Indian businesswoman who led Thermax, an engineering company and a social worker, who is also keenly involved in the causes of education
Age: 75 Wealth Creator: Godrej Group Residence: Mumbai, Maharashtra Hurun Ranking: #317 on Global Rich List Net Worth: US$4.7 Bn Self-made Score: 3 25 words: Indian Industrialist and the present Chairman of the 120 year old Godrej Group, an Indian conglomerate, who first introduced locks with lever technology in India. 500 words: Adi Burjorji Godrej, born in 1942, is the head of the Godrej family, an Indian Parsi family which is one of the oldest business families in Mumbai a
Age: 90 Wealth Creator: Alkem Laboratories Residence: Mumbai, Maharashtra Hurun Ranking:#1240 Global Rich List Net Worth: US $1.7Bn Self-made Score: 1 25 words: Samprada Singh is the founder of the three decade old pharmaceutical company Alkem Laboratories Ltd, which is also the 5th largest pharmaceutical company in India. 500 words: Ninety year old Samprada Singh is a self-made billionaire who kicked off his career in a chemist shop in Patna before venturing out on his own d
PRESS RELEASE With 81 new faces Hurun Report launches its fifth edition of Indian Rich List 2016 . With INR 1, 63,436 cr, Mukesh Ambani is the richest man in India for the 5th consecutive year India produced 125 billionaires, a record number since the inception of Hurun India Rich List in 2012 Vaccine king Dr Cyrus Poonawalla storms into top 5 85% in the list are family run businesses 10% have migrated from India Mumbai and New Delhi make up half of the rich list, adding 26 a
PRESS RELEASE 2257 billionaires in world, up 69 to another new record Total wealth up 16% to US$8Trillion , equivalent to 10.7% of global GDP. Bill Gates and Warren Buffet one and two in world, wealth up 1% and 15% to US$81Bn and US$78Bn Jeff Bezos,52, of Amazon adds US$20Bn to storm into 3rd place; Mark Zuckerberg breaks into top 5 for the first time. Logistics and Retail top performing sectors, led by Wang Wei,46, of SF Express; Manufacturing & Real Estate worst performing.