Introducing Lakshmi Mittal – The Richest Man in India and Asia

January 19, 2012 by  
Filed under Business, Featured

Lakshmi Mittal is the Chairman and CEO of ArcelorMittal, the world’s leading steel and mining company, with a presence in over 60 countries. He is the richest Indian and Asian in the world, and also the 6th richest person in the world with a net worth of US$19.2 billion, just behind billionaires like Bill Gates and Warren Buffett, according to the list of the world’s billionaires by Forbes in 2011.

From humble beginnings, Lakshmi Mittal started working as a clerk in his father’s steelmaking company, and founded the Mittal Steel Company in 1976. ArcelorMittal was formed in 2006 from a merger of Mittal Steel and Arcelor, Europe’s largest steel company.

Watch this interview with Lakshmi Mittal on insights into his life and his business:

Lakshmi Mittal shares his views on boldness in business:

Images: Screenshot of video

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