Vivek Burman

Chairman Emeritus

Burman, 78, is credited with expanding his west-Bengal based family business across the country, during his term as chairman from 1998 to 2007. His great-grandfather, Dabur founder S K Burman, began making ayurvedic medicines in 1884. With its forte in nature-based products, the company is now one of India’s largest consumer goods firms selling everything from honey to hair oil to fruit juice through its 5,000 distributors and 3.4 million shops.

Company:

Dabur

Net worth:

US$1.64 billion