Mohan G. Valrani

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Mohan Valrani
Born (1940-09-30) September 30, 1940 (age 80)
Sind, British India (now Pakistan)
Alma materBaroda University
OccupationSenior vice-chairman, Al Shirawi Group
Years active1966–present
Spouse(s)Neelam Valrani
Children3, including Navin Valrani

Mohan Valrani is an Indian industrialist. He is one of two co-founders, senior vice chairman and managing director of the Al Shirawi Group.[1] He ranks 10th on the Forbes list of Top 100 Indian Leaders in the UAE.[citation needed]


Valrani attended high school in Baroda, and has a bachelor's degree in Finance and Commerce from the Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda.[citation needed]


He worked for his family's food business in Mumbai during his studies and moved to Hong Kong after graduation before relocating permanently to Dubai. In 1966 he began his partnership with the Emirati and present-day chairman Abdulla Al Shirawi, from which was eventually formed the Al Shirawi Group in 1971 which ranks as one of the largest privately-owned industrial conglomerate in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The group has total employment of 10,000 spread over 42 companies.[citation needed]


Valrani is a member of the board of trustees of India Club and Indian High School, Dubai, both are “not for profit” organizations. He is also a founder governor of Indian Business & Professional Council [IBPC], Dubai.[citation needed]

Valrani has supported Rashid Paediatric Centre in Dubai for the past 20 years.[2]


  1. ^ "Mohan Valrani". Indian Rich List 2011. Retrieved 31 October 2013. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ "Indian philanthropist gives back on birthday". The National. 30 Sep 2011. Retrieved 31 October 2013. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)