A former Navy jet pilot, Hamami, 84, was also the youngest colonel ever in Indonesia’s military. He got his start in business in 1970 as the country’s exclusive sales and services dealer for Caterpillar Equipment, and quickly diversified into varied businesses. Today, the group has assets in power plants, renewable energy, fast food, financial services and supermarkets.
Company:Tiara Marga Trakindo Group
Net worth:US$1.35 billion