TITLE

The Nephew Who Came in From the Cold

AUTHOR(S)
Karmali, Naazneen
PUB. DATE
June 2008
SOURCE
Forbes Asia;6/16/2008, Vol. 4 Issue 11, p44
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article profiles Gautam Tharpar, chairman of the Avantha Group in New Delhi, India. Tharphar was groomed by his uncle to succeed him but, decided to escape to New York to study chemical engineering. However, as India's fortune change, he went home to head the their company. Avantha's biggest assets are the Crompton Greaves Ltd., while under Tharpar's supervision, the combined capitalization of their two flagship have grown to $2.5 billion, while Tharpar's stake is 39% in each holdings.
ACCESSION #
32813902

 

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