Old Is Bold

November 2011
Forbes Asia;Nov2011, Vol. 7 Issue 13, p54
The article reports on the efforts of A. Vellayan, chairman of the Chennai, India-based Murugappa Group, to nearly double revenues of his conglomerate by 2014. Murugappa is said to be one of India's oldest conglomerate. 58-year-old Vellayan is the oldest member of the fourth generation of the Murugappa family and ranks No. 55 on the Forbes India rich list. He is constantly seeking to boost each business segment through acquisitions, raw material linkages or joint ventures.


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