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Harsh Goenka

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Net worth 2018: $2.38 Billion
Industry: Diversified
Residence: Mumbai, India
Country: India
Children: 2
Education: Master of Business Administration, International Institute for Management and Development; Bachelor of Arts / Science, Calcutta University
BIOGRAPHY

Harsh Goenka was born in Mumbai, India, India. Harsh Goenka is #1032 in List Billionaires People In The World. Harsh Goenka belongs to the fifth generation of a storied Indian business clan and chairs the $3.1 billion (revenue) RPG Group. RPG is named after the initials of Goenka's late father who divided the family empire between him and younger sibling Sanjiv. Key RPG companies include tire maker Ceat, which is run by Goenka's son Anant. Goenka's biggest asset is power transmission firm KEC International.

NET WORTH STATISTIC
2015

$1.3 Billion

2016

$1.3 Billion

2017

$1.7 Billion

2018

$2.38 Billion

TIMELINE
2019

As early as the 19th century, an enterprising member of the family, Ramdutt Goenka, set up base in Kolkata, which was then the capital of India, and a major commercial hub of the British Empire

2010

In 2010, that empire was divided between Harsh and his only brother, Sanjiv

1993

In 1993, when elected President of the Indian Merchants Chamber, Harsh Goenka was the youngest to hold the prestigious post and his involvement in formulating and driving economic agenda for industry continues through various institutions

1983

After a brief stint in a textile company, he became the Managing Director of CEAT in 1983, at the age of 24

1979

Goenka in 1979 and has its origins in the Goenka business family, which has been at the forefront of business in India for over a hundred years

1970

It was in the 1970s that Rama Prasad Goenka (b

1957

Harsh Goenka (born December 1957) has been the chairman of RPG Enterprises, one of India’s largest business groups, since 1988, when he took over from his father R

1930

1930) leveraged the family's wealth to take over a variety of industries and corporates and thus create a ready-made business conglomerate

20

In this way, by the end of the 20th century, RPG had cobbled together a significant business empire

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