Mukesh Ambani

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DEFINITION of 'Mukesh Ambani '

Born in 1957 in Yemen, Mukesh Ambani is an Indian business tycoon. Ambani is chairman and managing director of Reliance Industries Limited, a company that was founded by Ambani's father, Dhirubhai H. Ambani. Reliance Industries Limited is a Fortune Global 500 company and is the largest private sector company in India.

BREAKING DOWN 'Mukesh Ambani '

Mukesh Ambani has been a recipient of numerous accolades including being ranked fifth in a study by the Harvard Business Review (HBR) of the best CEOs in the world in 2009. The Reliance Group, of which Reliance Industries Limited is a flagship company, is involved with textiles, plastics, petrochemicals, petroleum refining, and oil and gas exploration and production.

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