Micky Jagtiani

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Micky “Mukesh" Jagtiani
Born (1952-08-15) 15 August 1952 (age 62)
Kuwait
Residence Dubai, United Arab Emirates [1]
Nationality Indian
Other names Micky
Occupation Chairman, Landmark International (Dubai)
Known for Landmark retail stores
Net worth IncreaseUS$ 5.1 billion ~ INR over 31,000 Crore(2014)
Spouse(s) Renuka Jagtiani

'Micky 'Mukesh' Jagtiani’ was born in Kuwait on 15 August 1952 is an Indian businessman, based in the UAE who owns the Dubai-based Landmark retail-stores group.[2]

Early life and education[edit]

He did his schooling in Madras, Mumbai and Beirut, before emigrating to London, where he joined a London accounting school from which he eventually dropped out.[3]

Career[edit]

His first company was a family company diversified into leisure, food, hotels and electronics and its own logistics and distribution, today it employs around 28,000 people and has more than 1000 stores across the Gulf, Levant & India .[4]

He is a college dropout, drove a taxi in London before moving to Bahrain and taking over his deceased family's baby products shop. Over the years his Landmark Group moved to Dubai and expanded into fashion, electronics, furniture and budget hotels in Middle East and Southeast Asia. Owns stake in Saks. Sponsors Indian charities, including orphanage in Chennai and Mumbai.[5]

In 2008, Jagtiani now a billionaire mall developer and the Chairman, Landmark International, Dubai-based retail group, bought six percent stake in UK high-street retailer Debenhams, and also entered the Forbes list of billionaires in 2008,[3] and the 16th richest Indian with a net worth of USD 2 billion.[6] Micky Jagtiani a billionaire expanding his business empire from the Gulf to China.

Philanthropy[edit]

In 2000, he established in 2000 s LIFE (Landmark International Foundation of Empowerment), to support underprivileged children in India, through school and healthcare development programmes, homes for destitute children, vocational and non-formal schools, community clinics and medical camps for slum-dwellers and an old age home Chennai.[1][7]

Personal life[edit]

He is married to Renuka who oversees Splash, his company's fashion line, and they have two daughters and one son.

Recognition[edit]

He entered the Forbes list of world billionaires in 2008.[1]

He was ranked 329 by the Forbes in List of world billionaires - 2013 with net worth $4 billion. [8]

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