Anil Agarwal

Executive Chairman, Vedanta Resources

Founder Chairman, Vedanta Resources, a globally diversified natural resources group; has led the group to grow into an integrated producer of zinc, lead, silver, copper, aluminium, iron ore, oil and gas and power. Pioneer in taking an Indian business global. 2003, led the listing of Vedanta Resources on the London Stock Exchange. Vedanta was the first Indian company to gain a primary listing on the London Stock Exchange. Vedanta was also heralded as the second largest listing on the London Stock Exchange and the third largest IPO of all time, in the metals and mining industry. With an eye on long-term value creation and a focus on sustainability, has led Vedanta's community programmes, which are run in partnership with the various government agencies and NGOs and supported by a strong team of CSR professionals, with a focus on education and childcare, health and nutrition, women empowerment and improving livelihoods. Vedanta has benefitted about 2.2 million people globally in FY 2016-17. Has announced to pledge 75% of his personal wealth to philanthropy. Recipient of awards.

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