02 September 2008

Dilip Shanghvi - Fobs - The World's Indian Billionaires

#260 Dilip Shanghvi

Age: 52

Fortune: self made

Source: pharmaceuticals

Net Worth: $4.0 bil

Country Of Citizenship: India

Residence: Mumbai , India.

Industry: Pharmaceuticals

Marital Status: married, 2 children

Education: Calcutta University, Bachelor of Arts / Science

Founded Sun Pharma in 1983 as maker of psychiatric drugs. Now a leading generic drug maker, with 46% of sales overseas. Plans to buy Israeli generics firm Taro Pharma. Spun off research arm into listed company.

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