Purnendu Chatterjee

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Purnendu Chatterjee is an Indian entrepreneur. He is the founder and chairman of The Chatterjee Group (TCG)[1][2] and also serves as Executive Director to Indian School of Business (ISB) in Hyderabad.[3]

Early life and education[edit]

He graduated from IIT, Kharagpur in 1971 later completed his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in engineering and Operations Research from the University of California, Berkeley in 1972 and 1974.[4][5]


Chatterjee was a research associate at the Stanford Research Institute from 1974 to 1976. He joined McKinsey & Co. in 1976 and by 1984 was promoted to a partner of the company.[5] Chatterjee established The Chatterjee Group (TCG) in 1986, which today has diversified interests which includes investment banking, real estate, petrochemicals and life sciences.[6] With its headquarters in New York City,[1][5] TCG employs over 8000 people worldwide.[7]


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  2. ^ "Private pitch for IT space in city". The Telegraph (India). Calcutta, India. 21 December 2003. Retrieved 5 December 2010.
  3. ^ "List of ISB executive directors". Indian School of Business. Retrieved 5 December 2010.
  4. ^ "Berkeley Lab and UC Berkeley announce India energy R&D program". eurekalert.org. 3 October 2008. Retrieved 5 December 2010.
  5. ^ a b c "Passage To India, Compliments of George (int'l edition)". Archived from the original on 8 April 2012. Retrieved 5 December 2010.
  6. ^ "TCG acquires Basell assets for $5.16 bn". Financial Express. 6 May 2005. Retrieved 5 December 2010.
  7. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on March 11, 2010. Retrieved June 4, 2010.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)