02 September 2008

Naresh Goyal - Fobs - The World's Indian Billionaires

#843 Naresh Goyal

Age: 58

Fortune: self made

Source: aviation

Net Worth: $1.4 bil

Country Of Citizenship: India

Residence: London , United Kingdom, Europe & Russia

Industry: Shipping/Trucking/Transport

Marital Status: married, 2 children

Education: Bachelor of Arts / Science

Former airline agent, founded Jet Airways, India's biggest domestic airline, popular among business travelers. After protracted negotiations, acquired ailing rival Air Sahara in April 2007, renaming it Jetlite and positioning it as a budget airline. Launched service to the U.S. last August with new Boeing 777 aircraft. Wife, Anita, heads sales and marketing. Lives with family in London.

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