Mr. Kumar Mangalam Birla (49) is the Chairman of the US $41 billion multinational Aditya Birla Group, which operates in 36 countries across six continents. Over 50 per cent of its revenues flow from its operations outside India.
Mr. Birla chairs the Boards of the Group’s major companies in India and globally. Its clutch of global companies features Novelis, Birla Carbon, Aditya Birla Chemicals, Thai Carbon Black, Alexandria Carbon Black, Domsjö Fabriker and Terrace Bay Pulp Mill, among others. In India, he chairs the Boards of Hindalco, Grasim, UltraTech, Idea, Aditya Birla Capital and Aditya Birla Retail.