Mukesh Ambani

Mukesh D. Ambani has been the Chairman and Managing Director of Reliance Industries Ltd., since July, 2002. Elder son of late Dhirubhai Ambani, founder of Reliance Industries, he is one of the most influential business leaders in the world.
Kishore Biyani

Kishore Biyani is the Chairman and Managing Director of Pantaloon Retail Ltd. He is also the Chairman of Future Group. He founded Pantaloon in 1997 and is widely considered as the father of modern organized retail in India.

- Born in 1961
- Married to Sangita Biyani
- Two daughters



- Incorporated Manz Wear Private Limited in 1987
- Launched Pantaloon trouser, India's first formal trouser brand
- Launched BARE, a jeans brand in 1991
- Went public in 1992
- Launched John Miller, a format shirt brand in 1994
- Launched first Pantaloon store in Kolkata in 1997
- Launched Big Bazaar, India's first hypermarket in 2001
- Launched Food Bazaar, India's first supermarket in 2002


- Retail
- Brand development
- Retail logistics and media
- Consumer finance
- Capital and investment services
- Insurance
- Telecom


- Prestigious NRF International Retailer of the Year, 2007
- Ernst and Young Enterpreneur of the Year, 2006
- CNBC First Generation of the Year, 2006
- Author of the bestselling book, 'It Happened in India'

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