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B.R. Shetty

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Net worth 2018: $4.04 Billion
Industry: Healthcare
Residence: Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Country: India
BirthDay: 1 January 1942
Sigh: Aquarius
Children: 4
BIOGRAPHY

B.R. Shetty was bornon 1 January 1942 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, India. B.R. Shetty is #545 in List Billionaires People In The World. Former pharma salesman B.R.Shetty immigrated from Kerala to Abu Dhabi in 1972 to set up a healthcare empire. His biggest asset is London-listed NMC Health, one of the UAE's largest hospital chains. Shetty's other interests include generics firm Neopharma as well as money remittance firms UAE Exchange and Travelex Group. Shetty is pouring money back home, investing $1.8 billion in Andhra Pradesh state for projects in healthcare, hospitality and education.

NET WORTH STATISTIC
2014

$1 Billion

2015

$1.7 Billion

2016

$1.8 Billion

2017

$3 Billion

2018

$4.04 Billion

I want to expand across India and serve Indians.

B.R. Shetty
TIMELINE
2017

In January 2017, Shetty was honored at the Annual Health Awards with a special award for his contribution to the region's healthcare industry

2016

Middlesex University in Dubai awarded Shetty an Honorary Doctorate in 2016

2015

Shetty's NMC Healthcare was recognized at the 6th Middle East Business Leaders Awards in 2015, where Shetty was given the Industry Excellence in Healthcare Award

2014

He also received the Lakshya Business Visionary Award in 2014

2013

He also received the 2013 Frost & Sullivan Lifetime Achievement Award

2012

In September 2012, Pharma Leaders founded by Satya Brahma declared Shetty as Global Indian of the Year along with Kiran Mazumdar Shaw at 5th Annual Pharmaceutical Leadership Summit & Pharma Leaders Business Leadership Awards 2012 in Mumbai

2011

In July 2011, he received the Asian Achievers Award from the Human Achievers Foundation

2009

Shetty received the Padmashree awarded by the President of India in 2009 for his contribution in the field of trade and industry

2008

Ernst & Young Middle East honored Shetty with the Entrepreneur of the year finalist award in 2008

2007

Shetty was honoured by the Pravasi Bharatiya Samman in 2007

2003

In 2003, Shetty founded NMC Neopharma, a UAE based pharmaceutical manufacturer

1980

Shetty established the UAE Exchange in 1980 in an attempt to ease the process of sending money by the expats to their families in their respective home countries

1975

After working as the country's first medical representative, he founded New Medical Centre Health (NMC) in 1975 to fill the need for personalized, cost-effective healthcare accessible to all

1940

Born in Kapu, Udupi Karnataka India in to Shambhu Shetty and Koosamma Shetty in the 1940s to an ethnic Tuluva family

1500

It has a global footprint including 1500 stores and 1300 ATMs across 27 countries

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