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Anu Aga

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Net worth 2018: $1.34 Billion
Residence: Pune, India
Country: India
BirthDay: 3 August 1942
Sigh: Virgo
Children: 1
Education: Bachelor of Arts / Science, Bombay University
BIOGRAPHY

Anu Aga was bornon 3 August 1942 in Pune, India, India. Anu Aga is #1668 in List Billionaires People In The World. After a three year hiatus, Anu Aga regained her billionaire status on a jump in shares of engineering firm Thermax, in which she owns 62%. Rising profits and new business, notably in Africa, have propelled the stock. The company has orders in hand worth more than $800 million. Aga started working at her husband's company in 1985. She took the helm in 1996 after he died of a heart attack. She stepped down as chairman in 2004, ceding the position to her daughter Meher, a UK-trained chemical engineer who lets hired executives manage the daily business. Aga cofounded Teach for India in 2008, a non-profit that recruits young people to teach for 2 years in schools for low-income kids.

NET WORTH STATISTIC
2011

$1 Billion

2015

$1.45 Billion

2018

$1.34 Billion

TIMELINE
2012

She was nominated to Rajya Sabha, the Upper House of Indian Parliament on 26 April 2012, by President Pratibha Patil

2010

After retiring from Thermax, she took to social work, and In 2010 she was awarded the Padma Shri for Social Work by the Government of India

2007

She had figured among the eight richest Indian women, and in 2007 was part of 40 Richest Indians by net worth according to Forbes magazine

2004

Today, Arnavaz 'Anu' Aga lives in Pune, MaharashtraHer daughter, Meher Pudumjee is the current Chairperson of Thermax, taking over from her mother in 2004

1996

Rohinton died in 1996 of massive stroke, and a little over a year later, her son Kurush died at the age of 25 years

1990

She is a post graduate in chemical engineering from the Imperial College of Science and Technology, London and joined Thermax in September 1990, and is also a member of the Confederation of Indian Industry's (CII) Family Business Forum and the Young Indians (YI)

1985

Anu started her career in Thermax in 1985 and later headed its human resources division from 1991 to 1996

1942

Anu Aga was born on 3 August 1942 in a Parsi family in Mumbai

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