Date of Birth: June 4, 1959
Zodiac Sign: Gemini
Place of Birth: Mumbai, India
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Brown
Education: University of Bombay
University of Pennsylvania Wharton School
Address: Reliance Infocomm Limited,
I Block, 2nd Floor,
Dhirubhai Ambani Knowledge City,
Navi Mumbai - 400710, India
Father:Dhirubhai Hirachand Ambani
Mother:Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani
Brother: Mukesh Ambani
Son:Jai Anmol, Jai Anshul
Claim to Fame: Chairman - Reliance Communications, Reliance Capital, Reliance Energy and Reliance Natural Resources Limited.
Debut: joined Reliance in 1983 as Co-Chief Executive Officer marketing and fundraising.
Food: Hot and spicy
2006 - Voted Businessman of the Year by Times of India-TNS poll
2004 - Adjudged as the CEO of the Year at the prestigious Platts Global Energy Awards
2003 - Voted as MTV Youth Icon of the Year in September 2003
2002 - Conferred The Entrepreneur of the Decade Award by the Bombay Management Association, October 2002
2001 - Awarded the First Wharton Indian Alumni Award by the Wharton India Economic Forum (WIEF) in recognition of his contribution to the establishment of Reliance as a global leader in many of its business areas, December 2001
1997 - Conferred the Businessman of the Year award by India`s leading business magazine Business India, December 1997
- Member of Executive Board, Indian School of Business (ISB), Hyderabad.
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- Member of Board of Governors, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kanpur.
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- Member of Board of Governors, Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Ahmedabad.
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- Member of Wharton Board of Overseers, The Wharton School, USA.
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- Anil Ambani was Rajya Sabha MP From June 2004 - March 25, 2006.
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Anil AmbaniLast Updated: Friday, October 02, 2009
Chairman of Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group; Chosen as the 'CEO of the Year 2004' in the Platts Global Energy Awards and MTV Youth Icon of the Year' in September 2003. Anil Ambani is one of the foremost entrepreneurs of Independent India. He is the Chairman of Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group. Earlier, before the split in the Reliance Group, Anil Ambani held the post of Vice Chairman and Managing Director in Reliance Industries Limited (RIL).
Born on June 4, 1959, Anil Ambani did his Bachelors in Science from the University of Bombay and Masters in Business Administration The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.
Anil Ambani joined Reliance in 1983 as Co-Chief Executive Officer. He pioneered India Inc's forays into overseas capital markets with international public offerings of global depository receipts, convertibles and bonds. Starting from 1991, he led Reliance in its efforts to raise, around US$2 billion from overseas financial markets. In January 1997, the 100-year Yankee bond issue was launched under his stewardship.
After the split in Reliance Group, Anil Ambani founded Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group. He is the Chairman of all listed Group companies, which include: Reliance Communications, Reliance Capital, Reliance Energy and Reliance Natural Resources Limited. Anil Ambai was elected as an independent member Rajya Sabha MP in June 2004. But he resigned voluntarily on March 25, 2006.
Anil Ambani has won several awards and honours. Major among these include: 'CEO of the Year 2004' in the Platts Global Energy Awards, 'MTV Youth Icon of the Year' in September 2003, 'The Entrepreneur of the Decade Award' by the Bombay Management Association, and 'Businessman of the Year Award' by leading Business Magazine, Business India in 1997.