Last Updated: 14 Oct, 2023 | Views: 407
Profession: Business Men
Other Profession(s): Philanthropist, Industrialist, Chairman of Aditya Birla Group
Famous For: Chairman Of The Indian Multinational Aditya Birla Group
Higher Education: B.Com, MBA
Kumar Mangalam Birla is the director of the Aditya Birla Group, one of India's major international corporations, and a millionaire entrepreneur, philanthropist, and chartered accountant from India. Additionally, he holds the positions of president of the Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad and rector of the Birla Institute of Technology & Science. His estimated wealth as of January 11, 2022, according to Forbes, is $17.5 billion USD. He attended Sydenham College of Commerce and Economics for his secondary education and the University of Mumbai's H.R. College of Business and Economics for his undergraduate studies.
In 1995: At age 28, Birla succeeded his father Aditya Vikram Birla as chairman of the Aditya Birla Group.
In 2003: The Aditya Birla Group acquired the Mount Gordon Copper Mines in Australia, while Hindalco, a subsidiary of Birla's ABG, acquired Nifty Copper Mines.
In 2004: Birla bought a controlling stake in L&T Cement, which later changed its name to UltraTech Cement.
In 2007: Birla spearheaded Hindalco's acquisition of Atlanta-based Novelis Inc, a world leader in rolled aluminum products.
In 2021: Birla resigned as the non-executive Chairman of the telecom company Vodafone Idea.
Achievements and Awards:
In 2007: Birla became the Global Indian Leader of the Year.
In 2014: He was honored with the Global Leadership Award.
In 2016: Birla got the CEO of the Year Award.
Birla has been certified by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India as a Chartered Accountant (CA).
Birla Institute of Technology is under the supervision of Kumar Mangalam Birla, who supervises the Indian Institute of Technology in New Delhi and the Indian Institute of Management in Ahmedabad.
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