Raghuvinder Kataria

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Raghuvinder Kataria
BornApril 1949 (age 70)
NationalityBritish
OccupationBusinessman
Net worthUS$1.3 billion (April 2018)[1]
Spouse(s)Shital Kataria
ChildrenTwo

Raghuvinder Kataria (born April 1949) is a Dubai-based British billionaire businessman, active in the property and telecommunications sectors.[1]

Early life[edit]

Raghuvinder Kataria was born in April 1949,[2] and grew up in Jinja, Uganda.[3]

At the age of 16, he moved to London, UK, taking a qualification to become an accountant.[3]

Career[edit]

He initially worked for International Computers Limited, becoming the company's European treasurer.[3]

He later led the formation of Thai telecoms operator Jasmine Telecom, which merged with Bharti Enterprises.[4]

He sold a stake in Bharti Airtel at the stock's peak in a transaction estimated to be valued at $500 million.[1]

He is currently Chairman of Kataria Holdings.[4]

Personal life[edit]

Kataria is married to Shital Kataria, with two children and lives in Emirates Hills, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.[1][5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "The World's Billionaires: Raghuvinder Kataria". Forbes. Retrieved 26 January 2017.
  2. ^ "Raghuvinder KATARIA - Personal Appointments (free information from Companies House)". Beta.companieshouse.gov.uk. Retrieved 2017-01-26.
  3. ^ a b c "Raghuvinder Kataria". asiaone.co.in. Retrieved 2018-03-27.
  4. ^ a b "50 Richest Indians in the GCC". ArabianBusiness.com. Retrieved 2017-01-26.
  5. ^ "Heart Care Foundation Fund". Heartcarefoundationfund.heartcarefoundation.org. 1976-12-27. Retrieved 2017-01-26.