Chairman, Marico Ltd
Harsh Mariwala transformed his family's traditional business of trading in spices and edible oils, into Marico, among the country's leading consumer goods companies. Marico, which is best known for its Saffola cooking oil and Parachute hair oil, sells in 25 countries and aspires to be an Indian multinational. His other interests include Kaya, a chain of skin care clinics. Sharrp Ventures, his family office, is looked after by son Rishabh. Mariwala is writing a book about his business career.