Kumar Mangalam Birla
Aditya Birla Group
Mr. Kumar Mangalam Birla (50) is the Chairman of the US $ 41 billion multinational Aditya Birla Group, operating in 36 countries across 6 continents. Over 50% of its revenues flow from its operations outside India. Mr. Birla chairs the Boards of all of the Group’s major companies in India and globally. Among its clutch of companies globally feature Novelis, Columbian Chemicals, Aditya Birla Minerals, Aditya Birla Chemicals, Thai Carbon Black, Alexandria Carbon Black, Domsjö Fabriker and Terrace Bay Pulp Mill, among others. In India, he chairs the Boards of Hindalco, Grasim, Aditya Birla Nuvo, UltraTech, Idea, Aditya Birla Financial Services and Aditya Birla Retail. The Group’s businesses are spread across a swath of industries. These include aluminium, copper, cement, textiles (pulp, fibre, yarn, fabric and branded apparel), carbon black, insulators, natural resources, power, agribusiness, telecommunications, financial services, IT/ITeS, retail and trading.