Sunday, April 20, 2014

Mukesh Ambani - Industrialist

Shri Mukesh D. Ambani is a Chemical Engineer from Institute of Chemical Technology, Mumbai (earlier University Department of Chemical Technology, University of Mumbai). He has pursued MBA from Stanford University, USA.

Shri Mukesh D. Ambani has joined Reliance in 1981. He initiated Reliance’s backward integration journey from textiles into polyester fibres and further into petrochemicals, petroleum refining and going upstream into oil and gas exploration and production. He created several new world class manufacturing facilities involving diverse technologies that have raised Reliance’s petrochemicals manufacturing capacities from less than a million tonnes to about fourteen million tonnes per year.

Working hands-on, Shri Mukesh D. Ambani led the creation of the world’s largest grassroots petroleum refinery at Jamnagar, India, with a current capacity of 660,000 barrels per day (33 million tonnes per year) integrated with petrochemicals, power generation, port and related infrastructure. Further, he steered the setting up of another 27 million tonnes refinery next to the existing one in Jamnagar. With an aggregate refining capacity of 1.24 million barrels of oil per day at any single location in the world has transformed “Jamnagar” as the ‘Refining Hub of the World’.

In September 2008, the first drop of crude oil flowed from the Krishna-Godavari basin, another feather in cap of  Shri Mukesh D. Ambani.

Shri Mukesh D. Ambani is also steering Reliance’s development of infrastructure facilities and implementation of a pan-India organized retail network spanning multiple formats and supply chain infrastructure. Shri Mukesh D. Ambani is also setting up one of the most complex 4G broadband wireless services offering end to end solutions that address the entire value chain across various digital services in key domains of national interest such as Education, Healthcare, Security, Financial Services, Government-Citizen interfaces and Entertainment.

Shri Mukesh D. Ambani’s achievements have been acknowledged at national and international levels. Over the years, some of the awards and recognition bestowed on him are::

In 2013, he was conferred 'Enterprenuer of the Decade' by All India Management Association.

In 2010, awarded the Dean's Medal by University of Pennsylvania's Eduardo Glandt, Dean of the School of Engineering and Applied Science for his leadership in the application of Engineering and Technology

In 2010, named among the most powerful people in the world by Forbes magazine in its list of "68 people who matter most".

In 2010, awarded the Indian Merchant's Chamber (IMC) 'Juran Quality Medal 2009'.

In 2009, ranked the 5th best performing CEO in the world by the Harvard Business Review in its ranking of the top 50 global CEOs.

Shekhar Gupta talking with Mukesh Ambani - August 2013


Mukesh Ambani - Hindi

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