Sri Prakash Lohia

Group chairman

At 22, Lohia left his home in India and headed overseas to start a spun yarn factory in Indonesia. Now 62, he used his adopted country as a springboard into the wider world, eventually expanding the company in 20 countries across the globe, with 11 affiliates manufacturing industrial products such as polyethylene and fertiliser. In August last year, he bought a 66-percent stake in phosphate fertiliser manufacturer Industries Chimiques du Sénégal.


Indorama Corporation

Net worth:

US$5 billion