02 September 2008

Gautam Thapar - Fobs - The World's Indian Billionaires

#843 Gautam Thapar

Age: 47

Fortune: inherited

Source: engineering, paper

Net Worth: $1.4 bil

Country Of Citizenship: India

Residence: Delhi , India.

Industry: Engineering/Construction

Marital Status: married, 4 children

Education: Pratt Institute, Bachelor of Arts / Science

Chemical engineer, chairs $3 billion (sales) Avantha Group. Its Ballarpur Industries is India's largest papermaker. Has other interests in chemicals, infrastructure, engineering. Avid golfer, is president of the Professional Golf Tour of India. Also, founder/director of Osian's, country's first art auction house.

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