Reliance Communications
Chairman's Profile

Anil Dhirubhai Ambani
Chairman - Reliance Group

Personal :
Anil Dhirubhai Ambani, born on 4th June, 1959, in Mumbai.

He is the younger son of the visionary entrepreneur Shri Dhirubhai Ambani and lives with his mother Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani in Mumbai.

Graduated (B.Sc. in Science) from K.C. College, Mumbai University and MBA at Wharton, University of Pennsylvania.

He is married to former actress - Tina Munim and has two sons - Jai Anmol (23 Years) and
Jai Anshul (19 Years).

He has an elder brother Mr. Mukesh Ambani and two younger sisters Mrs. Dipti Salgaocar and
Mrs. Nina Kothari.


Corporate :
Anil Dhirubhai Ambani is one of India's leading business leaders and founder of the Reliance Group; whose constituent business enterprises are engaged in pivotal roles in the ongoing economic transformation of India.

He is the Chairman of the Reliance Group; including, Reliance Communications, Reliance Capital, Reliance Infrastructure, and Reliance Power.

Anil or ADA, as he is often referred to by his colleagues, founded the Reliance Group in 2006 and in less than 10 years, the Reliance Group has built a leadership position in major growth sectors of the Indian economy, including telecommunications, generation, transmission and distribution of renewable and non-renewable sources of power, national road highways, metro rail systems, cement, financial services, education, healthcare, media and entertainment.


Key Indicators of Reliance Group :
Reliance Group is amongst India's top 5 business houses and has the world's largest Shareholder/Investor base of over 13 million shareholders and investors. Reliance Group has assets in excess of Rs. 2,60,000 Crore (US $ 43 billion); annual Revenues of the order of Rs. 56,000 Crore (US $ 9 billion); Net Worth of over Rs. 98,000 Crore (US $ 16 billion); and over 1,00,000 employees.


Business Partnerships :

bullet Reliance Life Insurance is in partnership with Nippon Life Insurance of Japan
   
bullet Reliance Asset Management is in partnership with Nippon Life Insurance of Japan.
   
bullet Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank (SMTB) is now one of the largest shareholders of Reliance Capital Limited, through a strategic partnership.
   
bullet Veolia Transport of France is in partnership with Mumbai Metro One Pvt. Ltd. (MMOPL) - part of Reliance Infrastructure Limited.
   
bullet Partnership with Steven Spielberg and DreamWorks Studios, USA, which has produced highly acclaimed - Oscar winning/Oscar nominated movies, such as Lincoln, War Horse, and The Help.
   
bullet Partnership with Bloomberg TV for one of India's most influential business TV channels.
   
 

Beyond Reliance :

bullet Member of Wharton Board of Overseers, The Wharton School, USA.
   
bullet Member of the President's Global Council, New York University, USA.
   
bullet Member of the Advisory Board of Warwick Business School (WBS), UK.
   
bullet One of the Founders of Indian School of Business (ISB), Hyderabad. ISB has established formal partnerships with international business schools - Wharton and Kellogg.
   
bullet Appointed by Prime Minister as Co-Chair of the India-China CEO Forum.
   
bullet Appointed by Prime Minister as Member of the US-India CEO Forum.
   
bullet Was elected in 2004 for a six-year term as an independent member of the Rajya Sabha, the Upper House of India's Parliament.
   
 

Beyond Business :

bullet Established Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital (KDAH) - state of the art 750 bed multi-speciality hospital in Mumbai.
   
bullet Dhirubhai Ambani Institute of Information and Communication Technology (DA-IICT) in Gandhinagar, Gujarat - one of the foremost educational institutions.
   
bullet Mudra Institute of Communications (MICA), Ahmedabad - India's Premier Management School for Strategic Marketing and Communication.
   
bullet Harmony Art Foundation - Organises Harmony Art, India's largest annual private contemporary art show.
   
bullet Harmony for Silvers Foundation is a non-government organization working to enhance the quality of life of the elderly in India.
   
bullet Ms. Tina Anil Ambani is the Chairperson, for all Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programmes of the Group.
   

Passions :

bullet Anil is a long distance marathon runner and has been running for nearly 15 years. He has successfully participated in over 50 half and full marathons.
   
bullet He is a nature and wildlife conservationist and deeply spiritual.
   

Recognitions and Honours :

bullet Consistently featured every year as of one India's "Most Powerful and Influential Person" in the annual power list of India Today Magazine.
   
bullet Also feature in list of India's 50 Most Powerful People by the US-based Business Week magazine.
   
bullet 4th amongst the list of India's Top 100 CEOs by The Economic Times.
   
bullet Included in UK-based Financial Times' selection of 50 Most Notable Business Leaders from Emerging Markets.
   
bullet Conferred the 'CEO of the Year' by Platts Global Energy.
   
bullet Selected by Asiaweek magazine for its list of 'Leaders of the Millennium in Business and Finance' and was introduced as the only 'new hero' in Business and Finance from India.
   
bullet Awarded the First Wharton Indian Alumni Award by the Wharton India Economic Forum (WIEF)
   
bullet Rated as one of "India's Most Admired CEO's" by Business Barons
   
bullet Conferred "The Entrepreneur of the Decade Award" by the Bombay Management Association.
   

 
Business Address : Reliance Centre, 19 Walchand Hirachand Marg,
Ballard Estate, Mumbai - 400 001

Telephone : Office : + 91 22 3034 5522 / 3034 5534
Fax : + 91 22 3034 5577
E-mail : anil.ambani@relianceada.com


 
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