Anil Dhirubhai Ambani (born 4 June 1959) is an Indian industrialist and chairman of Reliance Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group, one of the largest private conglomerates. Anil's elder brother Mukesh Ambani, who heads as the chairman of Reliance Industries. The Ambani family is the richest families in India and one of the richest in the world, their wealth inherited from Dhirubhai Ambani, founder of largest Indian conglomerate Reliance Group. He is a member of the Board of Overseers at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He is also the member of the Board of Governors of theIndian Institute of Technology Kanpur; Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad. He is a member of the Central Advisory Committee,Central Electricity Regulatory Commission. In March 2006, he resigned. He is also the Chairman of Board of Governors of DA-IICT, Gandhinagar
ENTHUSIASTIC LEADER- Everyone in the company looks up to Anil for inspiration. As a boss, a sense of purpose should always be in mind. Every day should be treated as a new day at work and the optimism should show. The challenges are always met head on and dealt with the demeanor of Anil who enjoys doing it. Anil Ambani believes firmly in hard work. The passion you should have for your work is the foremost in having a leadership role in any activity. OPPORTUNISTIC-From an early age, the Ambani brothers were given ambitious goals. When Anil returned from Wharton Business School in 1982, the day after completing his master degree in 14 months instead of 24, he thought he was due a break. His father had other ideas: that evening he was dispatched to the company's textile plant in Ahmadabad, where he spent the next five years learning the business from the ground up. Within Reliance, Anil is the Ambani with the head for figures. As co-CEO in the 80s, he is credited with many financial innovations in the Indian capital markets. GOOD TEACHER/INSPIRATION-Anil Ambani is a foremost entrepreneur of independent India with a remarkable success to his credit. He held the post of Vice-Chairman and Managing Director in Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) after the historic split he chairs his own venture Anil Dhirubhai Ambani group. Anil Ambani is a fitness enthusiast and has participated in the Mumbai Marathon Race. As of 2010, he is the fourth richest Indian, a member of the board of Overseers at the Wharton School of the University of Pennslyvania, the Board of Governors of the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur; Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad. Member of Central Advisory Committee, Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (he resigned in March. 2006.) He is also the Chairman of Board of Governors of DAIICT, Gandhinagar. His day begins at 4:00 am, after checking news, he goes for a jogging. Anil Ambani drinks 6 litres of water every day and enjoys eating Pav Bhaji. Anil Ambani is a source of inspiration to the young aspirants; he has set an example of achieving success through innovation, determination and hardwork. EXTREMELY ADAPTABLE- This was the biggest family show ever since the 'ownership issues' between brothers Mukesh and Anil Ambani divided the Reliance empire in 2005. Recently, the two brothers hugged each other at their ancestral home in the coastal town of Chorwad, where their illustrious father Dhirubhai Ambani spent his childhood. They performed havan at the home, which is being converted into a museum in memory of their father, and even paid homage at the temple of Goddess Chorwadi, or Chorwad Bhavani. SECURE-After sufficiently educating himself Anil Ambani started his career in Reliance; in the year 1983 as Co-Chief Executive Officer. He managed the fund raising and marketing activities. Anil Ambani was in fact the man behind many innovations in the field of Indian finance. His first project which proved him as a financial wizard was, venturing into overseas capital markets with inteational public offerings of global depository receipts, convertibles...
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