Anil D. Ambani
Family: Wife Tina D. Ambani and 2 children
Born on June 4, 1959, Anil D. Ambani did his B.Sc. from Bombay and MBA from Pennsylvania.
Anil Ambani is one of the foremost entrepreneurs of Independent India. He is the
Chairman of Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group. Earlier, before the split in the Reliance Group,
Anil Ambani held the post of Vice Chairman and Managing Director in Reliance Industries
Anil D. Ambani joined Reliance in 1983. He pioneered India Inc's forays into overseas
capital markets with international public offerings of global depository receipts,
convertibles and bonds. Starting from 1991, he led Reliance in its efforts to raise,
around US$2 billion from overseas financial markets. In January 1997, the 100-year Yankee
bond issue was launched under his stewardship.
After the split in Reliance Group, Anil Ambani founded Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group. He is
the Chairman of all listed Group companies, which include: Reliance Communications,
Reliance Capital, Reliance Energy and Reliance Natural Resources Limited.
Anil D. Ambani has won several awards. Major among these include: 'CEO of the Year 2004'
in the Platts Global Energy Awards, 'MTV Youth Icon of the Year' in Sept 2003 and
'Businessman of the Year Award' by leading Business Magazine, Business India in 1997. Anil
Ambai was elected as an independent member Rajya Sabha MP in June 2004. But he resigned
voluntarily on March 25, 2006.
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