Kumar Mangalam Birla

Profession: Chairman of Aditya Birla Group


Daughters of Kumar Mangalam Birla

Ananya Birla (Musical Artist), Advaitesha Birla

Father of Kumar Mangalam Birla

Aditya Vikram Birla (Industrialist)

Mother of Kumar Mangalam Birla

Rajashri Birla (Business Magnate)

Sister of Kumar Mangalam Birla

Vasavadatta Bajaj

Son of Kumar Mangalam Birla

Aryaman Vikram Birla

Wife/Spouse of Kumar Mangalam Birla

Neerja Birla (Homemaker)

Favourite Colour of Kumar Mangalam Birla

Dark Brown

Information about Kumar Mangalam Birla

One of his most significant works is the radical changes he implemented in the group as the Chairman of Aditya Birla Group. He changed business strategies, professionalised the entire group and accelerated the growth of the organisation over the years.  He was conferred the 'Entrepreneur of the Decade Award' by Bombay Management Association in 2009.  In 2003, he was presented 'The Business Man of the Year' title by Business India, and 'The Business Leader of the Year' award by The Economic Times.  Apart from handling Aditya Birla Group and other committees, he is also the Chancellor of BITS (Birla Institute of Technology & Science), Chairman of IIM Ahmedabad, IIT Delhi, and Rhodes India Scholarship Committee for Oxford University.  Kumar not only strengthened the company's position but also expanded the group to Telecom sector, Softwares, BPO, etc.  His wife has been supervising the Aditya Birla World Academy, a school in Mumbai.  He was also selected as the Chairman of the Ministry of Company Affairs' Advisory Committee and the Chairman of the Board of Trade.  Kumar was just a graduate the time he got married to Neerja Birla, but she supported him in pursuing his MBA degree and went abroad along with him.  He was born in a reputed Marwari business family, as his father Aditya Vikram Birla, was a well-known entrepreneur, and mother Rajashri Birla was a philanthropist.  At the age of 28, he took over the Aditya Birla Group after the death of his father, Aditya Vikram Birla.  Does Kumar Mangalam Birla drink alcohol?: Not Known  Does Kumar Mangalam Birla smoke?: No  As Chairman of Aditya Birla Group, he has implemented a lot of changes, which has led to the steady growth of the group  He proved himself as a successful industrialist the time the Birla Group's annual turnover rose to US$41 billion in 2015 from US$3.33 billion in 1995.  He has spent most of his childhood in Kolkata and Mumbai. His upbringing was done in very compelling circumstances where he was made continuously conscious of his family name, responsibilities, and wealth. 


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